The owner of “Golden ball” in 2018, the year will be midfielder for the Croatian national team and real Madrid Luka Modric, according to Spanish radio Onda Cero.
Second place, according to the publication, is a striker of Portugal and of the Turin Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo, and the third position will get a striker of the French national team and Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann.
The official ceremony of awarding the “Golden ball” will take place on 3 December in the French capital Paris.
In 2018 Luka Modric was the best player of the world Cup, and won the title of player of the year by FIFA and the best player of the season by UEFA.
Note that, since 2008, the year the “Golden ball” was won only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. In 2018, the year, most likely, the winner of the prestigious award will be the new star player!
MODRIC IS THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD
At the ceremony, the Best FIFA Football Awards in London the midfielder of real Madrid and Croatia’s Luka Modric was awarded the best player of the year FIFA.
In the “Galacticos” Modric won the Champions League, and together with Croatia reached the world Cup final, where the Golden lilies of France lost.
Luka Modric ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Egyptian Mohamed Salah.
Prior to this award The Best Football FIFA Awards for best player twice won Cristiano Ronaldo. A “Golden ball” since 2008, the year he won or Ronaldo, or Lionel Messi. To Modric, in addition to the Portuguese and Argentine, in 2007-m to year the best player in the world was Brazilian attacking midfielder Kaka.
Victory in other nominations:
At the ceremony, Best FIFA Football Awards in London were announced team of the best players of the year by FIFA.
Also were named the best players and coaches of 2018.
The best goalkeeper was recognized as the goalkeeper of real Madrid and national team of Belgium Thibaut Courtois.
Best coach was the coach of France Didier Deschamps.
The best coach in women’s football also became the Frenchman Reynald Pedrosa, who heads the women’s team of FC Lyon.
Best goal of the year was the goal of Egyptian Mohamed Salah for Liverpool in the gate of the fundamental Everton in the Liverpool Derby.
Also identified the best fans for the year.
Won the national team of Peru that were active during the 2018 world Cup, which has become their national team’s first in 36 years.
In addition to Peruvians for the title of best fought fans of national teams of Japan and Senegal, as well as a fan of one of the teams from the lower leagues of Chile, who to support his favourite club traveled 3,000 kilometers.
As reported by the portal Znayu Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored megagrisevit goal in the match of MLS.
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