NEWS SPORTS RONALDO WILL NOT BE ATTENDING 2018 BALLON D’OR CEREMONY BECAUSE HE’S NOT WINNING By Admin Posted on December 1, 2018 1 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is said to boycott the 2018 Balling D’OR awards ceremony because he knows that he would not be winning the best player award. According to Italian media, the Juventus player knows that he is not going to win the best player vote and only one of the podium three will be in Paris. The winner of the 2018 Ballon d’Or will be Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and because of this, Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not attend the ceremony. According to the Italian network, Cristiano finished the vote in second place with Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann coming in third. Out of the three, it would appear that only the Croatian will actually be at the glitzy awards in person. The event takes place at the Grand Palais in Paris at 9:30pm CET. As well as the results for the men’s vote, the women’s award will be handed once again to Brazilian Marta, while the Kopa Trophy, for the best young player, will go to PSG’s Kylian Mbappe.