• (Left to right) Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will battle it out for the 2017 Ballon d'Or (Getty Images)
It's time to see who will be take out the 2017 Ballon d'Or award for world footballer of the year. Watch the live stream here, or via The World Game app, as we go live to Paris for the glitzy ceremony from 5:45am on Friday (AEDT).
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How to watch the LIVE football on SBS this week
The LIVE football continues on SBS this week, with the Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup opponents, Peru facing Croatia in international action, while the Matildas host Thailand to prepare for the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup.