Monday Dec 02, 2019. 09:00
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah will reportedly miss out on claiming the 2019 Ballon d’Or.
This is according to an apparent list which has been leaked on social media over the past weekend.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has already been informed that he will win what will be his record-breaking sixth Golden Ball in Paris on Monday evening.
A team from France Football are said to have travelled to Barcelona to inform the Argentina ahead of the gala event on Monday night.
According to the leaked list, Mohamed Salah will come in at third place behind Liverpool teammate Virgil van Dijk, but ahead of both Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow Reds attacker Sadio Mane who reportedly rounds off the top five.
Liberia’s George Weah remains the only African to have won the prestigious award, having done so in 1995.