BBC Sport - Ballon d'Or: Ruud Gullit's verdict on who should win

Gullit's verdict on the Ballon d'Or

Former Ballon d'Or winner Ruud Gullit gives his verdict on this year's contenders, Cristiano Ronaldo,Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer.

The Dutch legend won the award in 1987 while playing with AC Milan, and he believes that comparing Messi and Ronaldo comes down to personal preference.

The world player of the year award will be announced by Fifa on Monday 12 January.