Ballon d'Or 2018: Luka Modric's Amazing Performances with Real Madrid and Croatia
Luka Modric has been crowned the best player in the world at the 2018 Ballon d'Or in Paris. Modric saw off competition from Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé. He led Real Madrid to Club World Cup and Champions League glory and captained Croatia to a historic spot in the World Cup final, where he won 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.