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We are tracking the odds for each player contending to take home the 2019 Ballon d’Or award.

The graphs below are generated by averaging the odds from multiple sources and will be updated throughout the year.

Ballon d’Or Top Contenders

  • [Nov 4] We’re about a month away from the trophy being awarded and while Virgil van Dijk is still favored at -250, odds are shortening on both Messi and Ronaldo.
  • [Sept 4] Virgil van Dijk recently won the UEFA Player of the Year Award, and bookmakers seem to have taken notice as his Ballon d’Or odds have shortened from -230 to -400
  • [July 17] Money continues to come in on van Dijk, as the Liverpool defender has seen his odds shorten to an average of -230. However, you can still find him at odds of -150 at Bovada
  • [June 13] With Virgil van Dijk now a Champions League and Nations League winner, he’s now overtaken Messi as the odds-on favorite
  • [Mar 2] With van Dijk’s season-long success, his odds were heavily shortened from +8000 to +2500
  • [Jan 10 ] Lionel Messi opened as an even-money favorite

2019 Ballon d’Or Odds

Player 2019 Ballon d’Or Odds at Bovada
Virgil van Dijk -250
Lionel Messi +200
Cristiano Ronaldo +500
Mohamed Salah +4000
Sadio Mane +4000
Raheem Sterling +6600
Kylian Mbappe +6600
Eden Hazard +6600

Odds taken Nov. 4 

The Ballon d’Or award has been dominated by two players over the past decade. Luka Modric may have won the honor in 2018, but Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo won in each of the previous ten seasons.

Recent Ballon d’Or Winners

Year Player
2018 Luka Modric
2017 Cristiano Ronaldo
2016 Cristiano Ronaldo
2015 Lionel Messi
2014 Cristiano Ronaldo
2013 Cristiano Ronaldo
2012 Lionel Messi
2011 Lionel Messi
2010 Lionel Messi
2009 Lionel Messi
2008 Cristiano Ronaldo

Most Ballon d’Or Awards

Player Number of Awards
Cristiano Ronaldo 5
Lionel Messi 5
Marco van Basten 3
Michel Platini 3
Johan Cruyff 3