2018 Ballon d’Or goes to Luka Modrić
Luka Modrić, Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or.
Modrić, 33, faced stiff competition from former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi to clinch the golden ball.
During the year under review, Modrić won the UEFA Champions League, he was 2018 FIFA World Cup runner-up (with Croatia), won FIFA World Cup Golden Ball, Best Croatian Player among others.
The Croat skipper brings to an end a decade of dominance from C. Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
In the women’s division, Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg also won.