Christiano and Messi out! Luka Modric Wins 2018 Ballon D’or!!!

Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or. He has become the first player other than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the award since 2007.

The midfielder, 33, who helped Croatia reach the men’s World Cup final in Russia in the summer, is the first Croatian to win the prestigious prize. The awards is voted for by journalists.

The First Ever Women Ballon D’or Winner

On a historic evening in Paris, the ceremony had a women’s category for the first time since its inception in 1956. Norway’s Ada Hegerberg crowned the inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or winner.
The 23-year-old scored in this year’s Champions League final, playing a key role in Lyon winning the tournament for a third successive year.
From left to right -- Luka Modric, Ada Hegerberg and Kylian Mbappe
From left to right — Luka Modric, Ada Hegerberg and Kylian Mbappe

Martin Sloveig Said What??

But there was controversy during the ceremony, with co-host Martin Solveig widely criticized social media after asking the striker during the presentation: “Do you know how to twerk?”
The player responded by saying “no.”

Solveig later apologized and said he didn’t mean to offend anyone. “This was a joke, probably a bad one, and I want to apologize for the one I may have offended. Sorry about that,” Solveig said in a tweeted video.
Kylian Mbappe, who dazzled for France as Les Bleus triumphed in Russia in the summer, won the newly-formed Kopa award for the best young player.
The 19-year-old finished fourth overall, above Messi in fifth. Ronaldo was second, with France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann third and Liverpool and Egypt star Mo Salah sixth.
Courtesy of

More Articles for You

Conor McRegor beats Cowboy in 40 secs

“The King is Back,” chants were everywhere just seconds after McGregor finished off Cerrone with punches following a well-placed left …

Naiboi Vs Avril 2020 Beef

Naiboi has commenced 2020 with much energy and ready to do collabos with any artist in Kenya. He took to …

Meghan and Prince Harry splits from Royal Family

What does the transition for Harry and Meghan mean? The couple “will still retain the titles but they will not …

What’s ailing our education system?

Education has always been seen as the light to every individual. Majority of people can agree the power to read …

Digify Kenya C.E.O Gavin Weale talks Digital Marketing and Youth Empowerment

The world of marketing has kept on transcending each day with new changes coming to display. The traditional marketing techniques …