Can he break the Ronaldo-Messi dominance?
The FIFA world best finalist have been announced today with the victor to be announced later in September 24th in London.
However, his £100 million move to the Old Lady seems to have made Juve favourites to win the European elite club competition.
Luka Modric, the Real Madrid mid-field maestro, was at his absolute best, last season, as he guided Real to another Champions League victory.
There was some consolation as Messi was name as one of the nominees for the Puskas award with his stunning strike for Argentina against Nigeria during this summer's World Cup.
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Cristiano Ronaldo was nursing a black eye on Wednesday as he trained at Juventus HQ in Turin.
Cristiano Ronaldo is locked in a race to be crowned Federation Internationale de Football Association men's world player, alongside former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric and Egypt's Mohamed Salah.
The best goalkeeper prize is to be contested by Tottenham and France's Hugo Lloris, Denmark's Kasper Schmeichel, son of Peter, and Belgium's Thibaut Courtois, whose World Cup heroics earned him a move to Real Madrid.
Real have won their opening three LaLiga games of the new season, with attackers Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale in terrific form so far.
France's World Cup winning squad players also missed out on a place in the top three finalists.
Reynold Pedros of Lyon, Japan boss Asako Takakura and Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman are in the running for best women's coach.