Football By Joe Crilly

Messi 2/5 For FIFA Double

Lionel Messi is just 2/5 to scoop both the Ballon d'Or and the Puskas award this year according to bookmakers William Hill. 

The Argentinean maestro is 1/4 for the Puskas and just 1/8 for the Ballon d'Or. Cristiano Ronaldo is some way back in the betting for the best player in the world at 7/1 while Messi's Barca teammate Neymar is 8/1.  

In the Puskas, Alessandro Florenzi is 4/1 while Wendell Lira is 7/1. 

Ballon d'Or: 1/8 Lionel Messi; 7/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 8/1 Neymar

Puskas: 1/4 Lionel Messi; 4/1 Alessandro Florenzi; 7/1 Wendell Lira