Real Madrid’s Champions League glory and Croatia’s World Cup final run saw Luka Modric crown a superb career with the Ballon d’Or being his reward.
Omnisport uses Opta numbers to assess the Ballon d’Or claims of Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo and 2018 winner Luka Modric.
Luka Modric described winning the Ballon d’Or as a unique honour after beating Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann to the individual award.
Luka Modric has been crowned the winner of the Ballon d’Or, capping a wonderful 2018 for the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder.
Bafana Bafana have climbed up one spot by moving into 72nd place in the latest Fifa World Rankings released on Thursday.
Real Madrid and Croatia star Luka Modric is not worried about winning the Ballon d’Or, saying he had a great year whether he claimed the prize or not.
Harry Kane was described by England manager Gareth Southgate as ‘the best goalscorer in the world’ after his dramatic winner against Croatia earned his side a Nations League Finals berth.
England fought back from being a goal down to secure a 2-1 victory over Croatia at Wembley Stadium to win their Uefa Nations League group.
Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric is among the front-runners for the 2018 Ballon d’Or, but he is not focused on the prize.
Tin Jedvaj’s extraordinary double saw Croatia blow their Nations League pool wide open with a 3-2 win against Spain on Thursday, setting up a make-or-break clash with England.