Posted on Tue 25 Sep 2018, 07:08 AM

uka Modric has been crowned the FIFA footballer of the year at the FIFA Best Awards held at London Royal Festival Hall. 

The 33 year old Croatian star who also plays for Real Madrid defeated fellow finalists, Christiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah bringing to an end, the long dominance of Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo who have won the award for a decade with each of them reigning for 5 years.

Modric’s excellent performance in 2018 saw him win Champions League with Real Madrid and also led Croatia to the world cup Finals though they lost to France.

 

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