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Ronaldo & Messi's FIFA Awards Votes Revealed

Did Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi vote for each other? Who did Bafana Bafana's Thulani Hlatshwayo and Stuart Baxter consider to be The Best FIFA Men's Player in 2018? Read on to find out!

Click through the gallery above to see selected national team captains' votes for FIFA's main award, as announced by FIFA.

As captains of their national teams, Ronaldo, Messi and winner Luka Modric were asked to vote for their favourite.

For the first time in the history of their voting, Messi voted for Ronaldo, even if only in third place, while the Portugal captain once again snubbed his longstanding rival.

Instead, Ronaldo chose Raphael Varane, Modric and Antoine Griezmann as his top three, respectively, while Messi voted for Modric, Mbappe and Ronaldo. Meanwhile, 2018 The Best Men's Player of the Year Modric chose Varane, Ronaldo and Griezmann.

Meanwhile, South Africa captain Hlatshwayo selected Ronaldo, Modric and Mbappe, while Bafana boss Baxter opted for Messi, Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne.

Read: FIFA Announce 2018 World Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

National team captains were part of four voting panels, along with national team coaches, a media representative per member association and fans, that helped decide the main prize, with each panel carrying a 25% weighting.

Each voter's first choice received five points, second choice three points and third choice one point. All points from the different voting panels were added up to together to calculate the final ranking.

If you are keen to see all the selections made by the national team coaches, captains and media representatives, click here.

What do you make of Messi, Ronaldo, Hlatshwayo and Baxter's picks? Have your say in the comments section below.

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