In the early morning of December 4, Beijing time, the 2018 golden ball awards ceremony was held in Paris, France. French starlet mbape won the newly established Copa award, and Real Madrid's Croatian star Modric won the golden ball award without any suspense, ending Ronaldo and Messi's 10-year monopoly on the golden ball award.
Modric has been elected as the UEFA player of the year and the FIFA Player of the year respectively. In the final scoring ranking of the golden ball award, Modric is far ahead with 753 points, Ronaldo is second with 478 points, glitzman is third with 414 points, mbape is fourth with 347 points, Messi is only fifth with 280 points, and the score is only about one third of Modric.
At the world cup in Russia, 33 year old Modric, as the absolute core of midfield, led Croatia to the World Cup final and won the second place. He won the golden ball award of the world cup. At the same time, Modric helped Real Madrid to win the fourth Champions League trophy in five years in 2017-2018 season, achieving three consecutive Champions League titles, a moment of infinite scenery.
This year's golden ball awards ceremony also features a Copa Award for outstanding players under the age of 21. Mbape, under 20, scored four goals at the world cup in Russia, becoming the second Under-20 player to score in the World Cup final after Pele, and finally helped France lift the world cup of Hercules. After winning the award, he said that his goal next year is to win the Copa prize and the golden ball prize at the same time.
Adah hegberry, a forward from Lyon women's football team, became the first player to lift the women's golden ball trophy. She made 25 appearances on behalf of Lyon women's football team in 2017-18 season, scored 42 goals, helped the team win the French league championship, and beat Wolfsburg women's football team 4-1 in the women's Champions League final to win the championship. Hegberry scored a goal and sent a record in that game Key passes.