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Luka Modric Wins Ballon d’Or

Luka Modric, the midfield maestro who won the Champions League title with Real Madrid and then helped lead Croatia to the World Cup final, was honored Monday with the Ballon d’Or as world player of the year. Modric’s victory ended a 10-year run in which Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi traded

RONALDO, GRIEZMAN TO SNUB BALLON D’OR

Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will reportedly snub the Ballon d’Or ceremony on Monday, as Luka Modric is set to win. According to Italian sources, both the Juventus star and Atletico Madrid forward will opt not to attend the France Football get-together. There are multiple reports that Modric will become the first

Luka Modric still working towards peak fitness

FIFA Men’s Player of the Year Luka Modric said that he is yet to return to peak fitness this season, with only three weeks off after an emotionally and physically draining World Cup campaign with Croatia. Midfielder Modric played a major role in Croatia’s run to the World Cup final in

FIFA Player of the Year

Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric won FIFA’s best player award in London on Monday. Modric pipped Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo to the title. The 33-year-old helped Real Madrid win a third straight Champions League title last season. He then led Croatia to their first ever World Cup final

Luka Modric: ‘Croatia must stay grounded

Croatia captain Luka Modric has insisted that his side must remain focused after reaching the World Cup knockout stages with a 3-0 defeat of Argentina. Modric scored the pick of the goals from outside the box as his strike - sandwiched by efforts from Ante Rebic and Ivan Rakitic - put

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