Modric wins Ballon d'Or, succeeding second-ranked Cristiano Ronaldo



The Croatian midfielder won his first Ballon d'Or at the age of 33.

Luka Modric is the winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or, succeeding Cristiano Ronaldo in France Football's prestigious awardees list.

At the age of 33, the Croatian midfielder has bagged the award for the first time after winning the Champions League with Real Madrid and reaching the 2018 World Cup final with the Croatian national team, which they lost against France.

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