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Modric beats Ronaldo to big UEFA award

Posted: 30 August 2018 Time: 19:16

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been named UEFA Men's Player of the Season, beating out Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah.

Modric, who has had a stellar year for club and country, was also named Midfielder of the Season for the second successive year.

As expected, Los Blancos cleaned up at the awards ceremony after lifting a third successive Champions League title last season.

Sergio Ramos picked up the Defender of the Year, while Keylor Navas scooped the Goalkeeper of the Year accolade.

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Former Manchester United and Real Madrid star David Beckham was honoured with the President's award.

Full award winners:

UEFA President's award: David Beckham

UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season: Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)

UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

UEFA Champions League Midfielder of the Season: Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

UEFA Champions League Forward of the Season: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

UEFA Women's Player of the Year: Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg & Denmark)

UEFA Men's Player of the Year: Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Article by: Staff Reporter

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