Luka Modric has won the Ballon d’Or award for the first time and ended the 10-year battle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Modric won a third successive Champions League title in May with Real Madrid and helped Croatia to their first ever World Cup final, being named player of the tournament despite losing 4-2 to eventual championsFrance.
“As a kid we all have dreams. My dream was to play for a big club and win important trophies”
“The Ballon d’Or was more than
Manchester United were unable to build on their comeback bid against Southampton, and the two sides shared the points in a 2-2 draw. An eventful first half featured all of the goals in the match, including Romelu Lukaku’s first goal in over two months. United managed to draw level through Lukaku and Ander Herrera after falling 2-0 inside 20 minutes to Stuart Armstrong and Cedric Soares, but couldn’t capitalize on their second half chances to take all three points.