2018 Ballon d’ Or: Messi breaks silence on losing award to Modric

2018 Ballon d’ Or: Messi breaks silence on losing award to Modric

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has broken his silence on not winning this year’s Ballon d’Or. The 2018 Ballon d’ Or was won by Real Madrid ace, Luka Modric earlier this month. Messi, who has won the world individual top prize award five times, said he was not surprised that he didn’t win this year’s Ballon d’ Or. The 31-year-old said he knew that this time he would not be the winner, while admitting that the…

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2018 Ballon d’Or: Top three-man final shortlist revealed

2018 Ballon d’Or: Top three-man final shortlist revealed

Atletico Madrid ace, Antoine Griezmann and Real Madrid duo, Luka Modric and Raphael Varane are the players that made the top three-man final shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’ or. This claim was made by respected journalist, Mootaz Chehade. Recall that Griezmann, Modric and Varane were shortlisted for the 2018 Ballon d’Or award last month. According to TheSportsman, Chehade disclosed that either Greizmann, Modric or Varane will win the Europe topflight individual award ahead of…

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Nations League: Modric reacts to England’s 2-1 win over Croatia

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. Modric feels their defeat to England was a bit painful because they prepared well for set-pieces…

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UEFA best player: What Cristiano Ronado’s sister, Katia said after Modric won award

UEFA best player: What Cristiano Ronado’s sister, Katia said after Modric won award

Katia Aveiro, sister of Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has aimed a dig at Real Madrid star, Luka Modric after the Croatian midfielder won the UEFA Player of the Year award on Thursday night. Modric was intrumental as Madrid won their third consecutive Champions League victory last season. The midfielder also captained Croatia to the World Cup finals this summer. He was awarded the UEFA Player of the Year ahead of Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed…

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Transfer: Real Madrid report Inter Milan to FIFA over Modric chase

Transfer: Real Madrid report Inter Milan to FIFA over Modric chase

Real Madrid have sent an official complaint to FIFA, over what they describe as an illegal approach by Inter Milan for their player, Luka Modric, ESPN reports. President of the LaLiga giants, Florentino Perez, insisted earlier this month that the Croatia midfielder has a €750million release clause in his contract, which still has two years left to run. However, a FIFA spokesperson has confirmed that Real Madrid have now reported Inter, over an alleged approach…

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Transfer: Luka Modric takes final decision on future with Real Madrid

Transfer: Luka Modric takes final decision on future with Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has finally decided to stay at the Santiago Bernabeu. Modric has been linked with a move to join Inter Milan this summer. The 32-year-old had a good outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, leading his nation, Croatia to the competition final where they were defeated by France 4-2. The midfield maestro also won the best player award (Golden Ball) of the World Cup. However, Spanish news outlet, Marca is…

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Transfer: Real Madrid midfielder, Modric agrees deal with Inter Milan

Transfer: Real Madrid midfielder, Modric agrees deal with Inter Milan

Inter Milan have agreed to a deal with Luka Modric after offering him a blockbuster £8.9million-per-season contract. Italian newspaper, Gazette dello Sport reports that the midfielder will have talks with his current club, Real Madrid on Friday to push for a move. The newspaper also suggested that Modric will be guaranteed a mega-money contract with Inter Milan’s Chinese sister club, Jiangsu Suning, once he reaches the latter end of his career. Real president, Florentino Perez…

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World Cup 2018: Modric reveals what English journalists did to Croatia

World Cup 2018: Modric reveals what English journalists did to Croatia

Croatian captain, Luka Modric has revealed what English media pundits did to his side ahead of their victory against England on Wednesday. Modric starred as Croatia came from behind to knock England out at the semi-final stage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Kieran Trippier had put the Three Lions ahead in the fifth minute goals from Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic’s strike in extra-time sealed it as Croatia played an additional 30 minutes…

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