Ballon d'Or: Messi & Ronaldo Dominance Set To Continue
The Ballon d'Or has become a Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi benefit - with one or the other winning every year since 2008.
The latest odds suggest that dominance is set to continue.
William Hill make Lionel Messi their 11/8 favourite to regain his crown in 2014, with Cristiano Ronaldo offered at 7/2 to make it back to back victories. In-form Luis Suarez is 16/1 with Gareth Bale offered at 25/1.
"Messi & Ronaldo are the most dominant players in the world and we fully expect that trend to continue. In fact we are offering 11/8 that anyone else can win this year," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
11/8 anyone other than Messi or Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'Or in 2014.
Ballon d'Or 2014: 11/8 Messi, 7/2 Ronaldo, 8/1 Neymar, 16/1 Suarez, 20/1 Costa, 20/1 Ribery, 25/1 Bale, 25/1 Aguero, 33/1 Falcao, 40/1 Ibrahimovic, 40/1 Van Persie, 50/1 Sanchez, 50/1 Balotelli...others on request.
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