Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to clinch the FIFA World Player of the Year award later today.
The 23-year-old Portuguese international has already own the prestigious Ballon d'Or following his 42-goal performance last season.
Ronaldo is facing competition for the FIFA award from Xavi Hernandez, Fernando Torres, Lionel Messi and Kaka, who won the prize last year.
The winner is decided in a ballot of national team managers and players.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? email@example.com