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December 4, 2018 7:28 AM Real Madrid players will continue winning Ballon d’Or – Florentino Perez

Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, has said Luka Modric will not be the last player from the club to win the Ballon d’Or. Modric’s efforts for Madrid and for World Cup finalists Croatia in 2018 were rewarded with football’s top individual honour on Monday, as he pipped former Santiago Bernabeu favourite Cristiano Ronaldo to the award 26

December 4, 2018 6:51 AM 2018 Ballon d’Or: Modric announced winner

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder, Luka Modric, has been named winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or award. By winning the prize in Paris on Monday night, Modric ends the 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The last player to win the prize apart from Messi and Ronaldo, was Kaka in December 2007. With five Ballon d’Ors each, their domination 24

November 22, 2018 7:15 AM EPL: Rashford wants to dump Manchester United for Real Madrid

Marcus Rashford is reportedly open to leaving Manchester United for Real Madrid. The LaLiga giants are keeping tabs on the player, who has 18 months remaining on his current deal at Old Trafford. Rashford has failed to nail down a regular spot for United this season and he has been played centrally, out wide and often from the bench. The UK Sun reports 37

November 21, 2018 10:01 AM Ballon d’Or: Full list of all winners till date

The winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or will be announced on December 3, 2018 in Paris. Recall that France Football in October announced a 30-man list players that will battle for the 2018 Ballon d’ or. A panel of journalists, one from every country, will decide the winner, and will grade their nominees in three categories: performances during the calendar 36

November 19, 2018 7:33 AM Nations League: Modric reacts to England’s 2-1 win over Croatia

Croatia captain, Luka Modric has reacted to his side’s 2-1 defeat by England in Sunday’s Nations League encounter played at the Wembley Staidum. Andrej Kramaric put the Croats in front in 57 minutes before Jesse Lingard leveled for the hosts 21 minutes later. Harry Kane, however, scored a late goal to give the Three Lions a deserved three points 23

November 14, 2018 4:07 PM Modric reveals why he hasn’t been playing well for Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has opened up on why he has not been playing well for his club since the conclusion of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Modric, who has produced two assists in 12 La Liga games for Madrid this campaign, said the World Cup has affected his performance for the Los Blancos this term. Modric captained Croatia to a second-place 36

October 11, 2018 8:55 AM EPL: Why Ed Woodward refused to pay £3m extra to sign Mourinho’s target

It has emerged why former Premier League champions, Manchester United missed out on signing Inter Milan star, Ivan Perisic during last two summer’s transfer window. Perisic was high prospect in United manager, Jose Mourinho’s transfer list in 2017 and had been identified as the perfect winger to supply striker, Romelu Lukaku with service from wide areas 20

September 25, 2018 7:28 AM FIFA Best Player: How Gernot Rohr, Obi Mikel voted

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, voted for Real Madrid’s Luka Modric to win the FIFA Best Player award last night. The Franco-German also voted for Kylian Mbappé as his second choice and Eden Hazard third respectively. According to All Nigerian Soccer, Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel opted for Lionel Messi, with Kylian Mbappé and Luka Modric coming 29

September 25, 2018 6:14 AM FIFA Best Player: How Messi gave Ronaldo his vote

Luka Modric last night brought an end to a decade-long duopoly of football’s biggest individual prize, by claiming FIFA’s Best Men’s Player of the Year. The Croatia midfielder ran out as a resounding winner at the Royal Festival Hall, with 29.05% of the votes. Captains and managers of nations from around the world were asked to pick three players for the award 27

September 24, 2018 8:09 PM BREAKING: FIFA Football Awards: Modric wins Best Player ahead of Ronaldo, Salah

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, has been named FIFA Best Men’s Player of the Year. Modric won the prize ahead of former team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool winger, Mohammed Salah, at a event held in London on Monday night. The Croatia captain enjoyed arguably the best year of his career, as he won a third consecutive Champions League trophy 26