Luka Modric claims 2018 Ballon d’Or

04 Dec 2018

Luka Modric has tonight been crowned as the best player in the world, with the Real Madrid midfielder claiming the 2018 Ballon d’Or in Paris. France Football, who award the prestigious accolade, recognized the Croatian’s outstanding year at an event attended by a large number of Real Madrid representatives, headed up by president Florentino PérezModric saw off competition from Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé in votes cast by journalists from across the world.

Since the last Ballon d’Or was award, Modric has led Real Madrid to Club World Cup and Champions League glory. He produced two stellar performances in Abu Dhabi en route to clinching the tournament’s Golden Ball award. In Europe’s elite club competition he was instrumental in securing the club’s thirteenth European Cup crownand was named as the competition’s top-performing midfielder.

What’s more, in the summer he captained Croatia to a historic spot in the World Cup final. After weighing in with two goals and producing two Man-of-the-Match performances, he landed the Russia 2018 Golden Ball award. This calendar year has also seen Modric secure FIFA’s The Best Award and the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year distinction.

Next Match

Real Madrid vs CSKA Moscow

POLL

Do you think Vinicius must be in the starting XI of Real Madrid?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
TOP SCORERS
Leo Messi 11 Goals Barcelona
Stuani 11 Goals Girona
Luis Suarez 10 Goals Barcelona
Aspas 10 Goals Celta Vigo
André Silva 8 Goals Sevilla
Lewandowski 6 Goals Bayern Munich
Leo Messi 6 Goals Barcelona
Eden Dzeko 5 Goals AS Roma
Harry Kane 4 Goals Tottenham Hotspur
Paulo Dybala 4 Goals Juventus
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER
Standings

Fetching Real Madrid CF score updates, table, fixtures & results...