Report: How much money Haaland will miss out on as Messi now set for 8th Ballon d’Or win

Manchester City No.9 Erling Haaland now looks set to miss out on the Ballon d’Or to Lionel Messi.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the Argentina international is expected to win his eighth Ballon d’Or after lifting the World Cup in December.

The official decision will be made on Monday night in Paris.

With Erling Haaland now looking likely to miss out on the Ballon d’Or, let’s take a look at how much this decision could cost the Manchester City No.9 in terms of bonus payments…

What’s the story?

Well – according to The Sun – the Norway international will lose out on £1m if Messi does win the Ballon d’Or on Monday.

Haaland was awarded £1m for winning the Premier League and another £1m for lifting the UEFA Champions League, while the 23-year-old picked up a further £350,000 after winning the FA Cup.