Luka Modric  won 2018 Ballon D’Or

Luka Modric won 2018 Ballon D’Or

Luka Modric makes history. Croatian footballer won 2018 Ballon d Or and broke the 10-year reign of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi holding this award. The world newspapers are raving about his success!

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Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric (born 1985, Zadar Croatia) is named the winner of the 2018 Men’s Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) in Paris on December 3rd.


Luka Modric is the first Croatian football player who won this most prestigious football award. Moreover, he is the one who broke the reign of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi winning this award since 2007.

Luka Modrić is one of the best midfielders in the world, at the moment playing with Real Madrid and captain of Croatia national football team He won Championship League title, the third time in a row with Real Madrid. Luka Modric was named also The Best Men's Player in 2018 by Fifa.

Croatian  National Team in tournament World Cup 2018 Russia

Croatian National Football Team World Cup 2018, Photo:By, CC BY 4.0,

2018 was the great year for Croatia's Football and the great year for Luka Modric.

The Croatia National Team won the second best place in the World Cup under Luka Modric captain’s leadership and Luka was named The Player of the World Cup.

Luka Modric, Captain of Croatian National Team, Photo By Светлана Бекетова -, CC BY-SA 3.0,

After the 2018 Ballon d'Or award ceremony that was held in Paris 3rd December, all the biggest worlds media were reporting about great accomplishments of Luka Modric.

The most retweeted news about Luka Modric

  • BBC Sport

BBC Sport tweets about Luka Modric


  • The New York Times

The New York Times reporst Luka Modric got Golden Ball award


  • CGTN

CGNT tweets Luka Modric won  Baloon D Or


  • CNN

CNN reports about Luka Modric


  • F.C. Real Madrid

Real Madrod tweets about their midfield maestro Luka Modric


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