Lionel Messi finished behind Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann, and Kylian Mbappe in this year's Ballon d'Or voting. 

It was the first time since 2007 that Messi was voted outside of the top three for the award. He's won the Ballon d'Or five times in his career. 

Messi is credited with 45 goals and 23 assists in 50 matches in 2018.