Football By Joe Crilly

Who Will Be Taking Home FIFA’s most glittering prizes?

Cristiano Ronaldo is a 1/6 shot to win the Ballon d’Or with Manuel Neuer 4/1 according to William Hill. At 12/1, Lionel Messi is the longest price to win the best player award since 2008.


In the Puskas award, it is James Rodriguez who is the favourite at 1/2 although for the first time, there could be a female winner with Stephanie Roche the 2/1 second favourite and Robin van Persie 7/1.


World Cup winning manager, Joachim Loew is the 2/7 favourite to win the coach of the year ahead of the Madrid based Carlo Ancelotti (9/2) and Diego Simeone (5/1).


Ballon d’Or winner: 1/6 Cristiano Ronaldo; 4/1 Manuel Neuer; 12/1 Lionel Messi


FIFA Puskas award: 1/2 James Rodriguez; 2/1 Stephanie Roche; 7/1 Robin van Persie


Ballon d’Or Coach of the Year: 2/7 Joachim Loew; 9/2 Carlo Ancelotti; 5/1 Diego Simeone