The 2018 Balon d’Or award winner is, for the first time after 10 years, not Ronaldo, neither Messi.
It is instead Croatian footballer Lukas Modric. He has won Champions League with his club team – Real Madrid and reached the final of this year’s World Cup in Russia with the national team.
Balon d’Or is the most prestigious award a player can earn and is awarded every year.
Top three is completed by Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann. Messi placed as 5th.