2018 Winner of Ballon d’Or revealed

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Luka Modric will be named the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner, Marca reports.

The highly respected Spanish newspaper claims the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder will end the 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.Ballon d’OrBallon d’Or

The last player to win the prize apart from Messi and Ronaldo, was Kaka in December 2007.

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With five Ballon d’Ors each, their domination began in 2008 with the Portuguese attacker winning as a Manchester United player.

Ronaldo however will not be at Monday evening’s gala as he has already been informed that he is not the winner.

It will crown a big year for Modric who has already won UEFA Best Player in Europe.

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The midfielder led his country to the final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and has won the last three Champions League titles with Madrid.

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