- Modric carries the Gold Ball on to players like Xavi, Iniesta and Sneijder’
Modric carries the Gold Ball on to players like Xavi, Iniesta and Sneijder’
04 december 2018 07:20
Last update: 13 minutes ago
Update: 13 minutes ago
Luka Modric won Monday for the first time in his career the Golden Ball and transfers its price to, among others, Wesley Sneijder. The midfielder of Real Madrid that the Dutchman is up to the players who the price in the past also had to win.
The 33-year-old Modric broke at the election of France Football, the hegemony of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, who in recent years consistently competed for the prize. Earlier this year, he was already World player of the Year at the FIFA.
“Ronaldo and Messi are already ten years of an exceptional level, but there were more players who use the Golden Ball deserved to win, such as Xavi, Andrés Iniesta and Wesley Sneijder,” said Modric after the Golden Ball in reception had taken in Paris.