LIVE Ballon d'Or: Follow events in Zurich as Messi, Ronaldo and Iniesta find out who is crowned world's best player
Puskas Award for the most significant or beautiful goal and Coach of the Year Award.
18.03: Messi faces familiar foes for the most prestigious award in football. Barcelona team-mate Andres Iniesta and past winner and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo.
18.00: Well here we are ladies and gents. The big question on everyone's lips is: Can Lionel Messi really win this for the fourth year running
Despite donning a suspect, spotted jacket with matching bow tie, the Barcelona man has had a near perfect few years.
In 2012, the diminutive Argentinean scored an incredible 91 goals.
Favourite: Lionel Messi is expected to pick up the Ballon d'Or for the fourth time