Finally, Luka Modric, someone that is not Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, won the prestigious soccer award, after ten years.
It has been a great year for Real Madrid and Croatian superstar, Luka Modric, winning the world cup best player, champions league best player and now the world best player also tagged the Ballon D’or. Kylian Mbappe won the Kopa Award(best young star).
This is the first time Lionel Messi didn’t make it to the top 3, since 2007. the top 10 players are:
10. Harry Kane.
9. Kevin De bruyne.
8. Eden hazard.
7. Rapheal Varane.
6. Mo Salah.
5. Lionel Messi.
4. Kylian Mbappe
3. Antoine Griezmann
2. Christiano Ronaldo.
- Luka Modric
Meanwhile, for the female soccer side, Norway and Lyon star Ada Hegerberg won the Ballon D’or, she is the first female footballer to be awarded the first ever women’s Ballon d’Or award.
“This is the most important thing for women’s football, and together we will make a difference,”
“I would like to send a message to young girls all over the world – please believe in yourself.”