Luka Modric broke the monopoly held by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for individual awards in 2018, delighting Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
A Croatian court has confirmed that perjury charges against Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren have been dropped.
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been sanctioned by UEFA for criticising Spain ahead of their Nations League clash.
Ballon d'Or winner Luka Modric gave no reassurances about his Real Madrid future beyond his current contract, which expires in June 2020.
Zinedine Zidane's words in 2016 were key to Luka Modric's surge to the top of world football, the Real Madrid midfielder has said.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric wants to see out his career at the Santiago Bernabeu amid links with Inter.
Luka Modric revelled in his Ballon d'Or success after ending Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's grip on the award.
Luka Modric was awarded the 2018 Ballon d'Or at Monday's ceremony, with Antoine Griezmann making his feelings clear.
Omnisport uses Opta numbers to assess the Ballon d'Or claims of Antoine Griezmann, Cristiano Ronaldo and 2018 winner Luka Modric.