Croatian captain and midfielder Luca Modric has been given the 2018 Ballon d’Or prize as the best football player in the world.
The Real Madrid star finished first ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann And Kylian Mbappe.
Modric became the first Croatian to win the award while also breaking the Messi-Ronaldo duopoly of the prize.
The world cup finalist adds the French award to the World Cup golden ball and FIFA best awards he won this year.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finished outside the top three for the first time in over ten years.
But a lot of football fans have expressed their displeasure at the choice of the organisers. Below are some fans’ reactions to Modric’s win: