Modric wins Ballon d’Or 2018 to end Ronaldo & Messi duopoly
Croatian and Real madrid midfielder Luca modric wins the balloon d’or 2018 and officially ended the duopoly of cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi over the award . Since the decade ago Brazilian sensation Ricardo Kaka had won the prestigious award and the duopoly of Messi and Ronaldo start which last 10 years and got 5 balloon d’or each .
The Real Madrid midfielder luca modrc played a very importantr role for his club as they stormed to a third consecutive Champions League title, as well as captaining Croatia to second place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. And acclaming the golden ball for the best player in the tournament and also receiving the FIFA men’s player of the year Award luca Modric finished ahead of his former Madrid team-mate Ronaldo in the vote, making the Portuguese icon settle for second place for the first time in three years.
And France star Griezmann took third place in the poll, with fellow World Cup winner Mbappe was close behind. Messi, meanwhile, dropped outside the top two for the first time in 11 years and came in fifth this time.