14:42  +04,  September 24, 2018

Ronaldo, Messi to miss FIFA The Best awards

FC Barcelona’s Argentine forward Lionel Messi, and Juventus’ Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be attending The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018, Mundo Deportivo reported.

The award ceremony will be held Monday in London.

Messi is not among the three finalists of this year’s The Best FIFA Men’s Player award, and he will not head to London for personal reasons.

Even though Ronaldo is among the finalists of the aforesaid award, he will not travel to England due to the hectic schedule of Juventus. The reigning champions on Wednesday will face Bologna in their Italian Serie A match.

Real Madrid’s Croatia midfielder Luka Modrić, and Liverpool’s Egypt forward Mohamed Salah are the other two finalists of The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 award.

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