Modric named FIFA Men's POTY
Posted: 24 September 2018 Time: 08:10 pm
Luka Modric has been named The Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018, beating out Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah.
The is the second award Modric has beaten Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah, after clinchinh the UEFA Men's Player of the Season.
Modric played a key role in Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League success last season, while he also helped Croatia reach the final at the 2018 World Cup, where he was named Player of the Tournament.
Didier Deschamps was named Best Men's Coach after leading France to second World Cup title in July.
Awards in full:
The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Luka Modric (Real Madrid/Croatia)
The Best FIFA Women’s Player: Marta (BRA/Orlando Pride)
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach: Didier Deschamps (France)
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach: Reynald Pedros (FRA/Olympique Lyon Feminin)
FIFA Puskás Award: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
FIFA Fan Award: Peru fans
The Best Goalkeeper Award: Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea/Real Madrid/Belgium)