It is the first time since 2007, when another player won this award, besides Argentine’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Luka Modrić Captain of Croatia’s National football team and the star of Real Madrid football club has won the Player of the year award and in women’s category. Brazil’s female footballer Marta has been named ‘Player of the Year’
Luka Modrić was also named as ‘Player of the Tournament’ in the World Cup in Russia this year. Luka Modrić led the runner up Croatian team in the FIFA World Cup in 2018. While he was also an important part of the Champions League winners of Real Madrid.
For the FIFA Best Player of the Year, the last year’s Play of the year Christiano Ronaldo was contested with Luka Modrić of Croatia and Mohammad Saleh of Egypt. while Star Footballer Leon Messi failed to place the final in the third innings