Ballon d’Or 2018: Luka Modric Beats Ronaldo, Messi To Win Prestigious Award

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The Croatian Star, Luka Modric has won the men’s Ballon d’Or award, the prestigious prize given to the best football in the world, beating five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo and World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann to the honour at a glamorous ceremony in Paris.

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Modric played a crucial part both of Real Madrid’s third successive Champions League triumph, beating Liverpool in the final 3-1, and as captain in Croatia’s impressive run to the World Cup final which earned him the tournament’s Golden Ball.

Recall that the Real Madrid Midfielder Luka Modric months ago beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah to win the best men’s player award at the FIFA Best awards.

Modric took the honour following another success-laden season with Real Madrid, in which he helped the club to another Champions League victory for a third consecutive season.

His World Cup campaign also earned many plaudits, after playing a crucial role in guiding Croatia to their first final and winning the Golden Ball.

Luka Modric the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modrić has been crowned the world’s best player at Fifa’s The Best awards.

The Blancos maestro claimed the award at a star-studded ceremony this evening after what’s been a superb year for the ex-Tottenham man.

Luka Modric was named Best Fifa Men’s Footballer of the Year at a ceremony in London, beating Mohamed Salah and an absentee Cristiano Ronaldo to the top prize.

Ronaldo had won the award for the last two years, but Modric’s exceptional 2017/18 season was deemed to have surpassed the Portuguese’s dominance.

Meanwhile, Chelsea Star Eden Hazard Wins Premier League Player Of The Month As Nuno Santo Wins Too

Chelsea star Eden Hazard wins EPL player of the month while Nuno Santos edge Guardiola and others to the manager’s edition

The Belgian scored five times in four matches for the Stamford Bridge outfit in the month under review

Wolves manager Nuno Santo clinched the manager’s category of the prize after beating Guardiola, Klopp and Emery to the award Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espírito Santo wins Premier League manager award for September.

The newly promoted side avoided defeat in the English topflight in the month under review – which include their 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

They defeated West Ham United, Burnley and Southampton in the process which ranks them among top seven teams on the log after eight EPL games.

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His side kept three clean sheets and conceded just one goal in all of their four English topflight encounters.

Nuno Santos beat Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Unai Emery of Arsenal to the prestigious prize. While receiving his award, Nuno Santo said that: “It reflects the hard work of everybody in the club,” he said.

Chelsea Star Eden Hazard Wins Premier League Player Of The Month As Nuno Santo Wins Too

“It represents the effort of everybody working here, everybody at Molineux, our fans, the players, everybody.

“There are no individual prizes in football, everything comes from the team.” Chelsea star Eden Hazard won the player’s category of the awards after scoring five superb goals in four matches.

This will be the second time the Belgian attacker has won the award this season as he helped the Blues maintain their unbeaten run in the league.

He initially won the award first October 2016. His goals during their matches against Cardiff City, AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool keep the Stamford Bridge among top teams on the table.

He was better than Willy Boly (Woves), Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal), James Maddison (Leicester) Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton) and Raheem Sterling (Manchester City).

Chelsea Star Eden Hazard Wins Premier League Player Of The Month As Nuno Santo Wins Too

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