Luka Modric has emerged top at the official UEFA players award for Top Ten players. The lists released was for the 2017-2018 season for men’s player of the year award.
On Thursday, Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric won the award after helping Real Madrid to their third successive European Cup against Liverpool in May, including helping his country Croatia to the final slot of 2018 World Cup in Russia, which saw them defeated by France in the Final.
Luka Modric won the award with 313 points, comfortably seeing of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah who earned 223 and 134 respectively. While regular contender Lionel Messi could only manage fifth in the standings with 55 points.
See the full list below.
- Luka Modric (Real Madrid & Croatia) – 313 points
- Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus/Real Madrid & Portugal) – 223 points
- Mohamed Salah (Liverpool & Egypt) – 134 points
- Antoine Griezmann (Atlético & France) – 72 points
- Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina) – 55 points
- Kylian Mbappé (Paris & France) – 43 points
- Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City & Belgium) – 28 points
- Raphael Varane (Real Madrid & France) – 23 points
- Eden Hazard (Chelsea & Belgium) – 15 points
- Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid & Spain) – 12 points