'Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player that's ever played' - Goal.com debates who should win the Ballon d'Or

Carlo Garganese and Peter Staunton go head to head in our latest bout, as they argue which La Liga star deserves world football's most coveted individual honour
Ahead of Monday's Fifa Ballon d'Or, all the focus is once again on Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - to such an extent that the third candidate, Andres Iniesta, has become somewhat of a sideshow.

But who should win the infamous accolade? Resident experts Carlo Garganese and Peter Staunton are once again at loggerheads.

With Carlo firmly in Messi's court, and Peter declaring Ronaldo as the greatest player of all time, the pair will have to agree to disagree, but what do you think?

Cast your vote in the comments below to choose your victor... Carlo or Peter?