Cristiano Ronaldo is set to go home with his sixth Ballon d’Or award, according to reports in Italy.
Corriere dello Sport, an Italian news media outlet claims the Juventus striker will scoop the award ahead of closest rival Lionel Messi and Virgil van Dijk after an interview with France Football.
And Corriere dello Sport also suggested that France Football headed to Turin and dined with Ronaldo before the 2019 winner will be announced on December 2.
It is said that Ronaldo also in the interview with France Football discussed his chances about winning the sixth award.
Messi and Ronaldo are currently joint-top winners for most Ballon d’Or awards with five, but the Portuguese did not comment about their chances of winning the trophy in a recent interview with the French media outfit.