"2018 is a dream year for me", the 33-year-old Modric said. Marca use Modric's quote of: 'My dream since childhood was to be a player in a great team, the Ballon d'Or is more than a dream'.
Modric led Croatia to their first ever World Cup final and was instrumental in Real Madrid's third consecutive Champions League title run.
Croatia lost 4-2 to France in Moscow in the final in July.
Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square
Their proposal went wrong when he dropped the ring down a utility grate - but the NYPD found it and is trying to track them down. The NYPD commissioner James O'Neill has also gotten involved, urging users on the social media site to "do your thing".
He also won the best Federation Internationale de Football Association men's player earlier this year, beating competition from Ronaldo and Egypt's Mo Salah.
Modric capped a brilliant 2018 by edging five-time victor and former team-mate Ronaldo, who finished second, while Messi was fifth in the voting.
Lyon's Ada Hegerberg was crowned the first ever female Ballon d'Or victor but the moment became shrouded in controversy when French DJ Martin Solveig - who was helping host the gala alongside David Ginola - asked the Norwegian to "twerk".
Hegerberg is a three-time Women's Champions League victor with French side Lyon and scored a tournament-record 15 times last season.
"I want to say thanks to France Football".
"The change of position helped me a lot in my career".
The moment of her win, however, was tarnished when French DJ Martin Solveig, who co-hosted the awards with retired football player David Ginola, asked her to "twerk" after receiving the prize.
The outspoken 23-year-old Hegerberg said she won't play for Norway at the Women's World Cup in France next June. I didn't really think about it at the time to be honest.
Among those who spent time with Bush in this province were Newfoundland businessmen Harry Steele and Craig Dobbin. Bush attends a ceremony to unveil a new garden named in his wife's honor, Sept 29, 2011, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
And added, "Before this, Lauren has made wedding dresses only for his daughter, his daughter-in-law, and his niece". Reminiscing that moment, he revealed, "I'm hearing from a few mutual friends that we should meet".
Still, local officials said life was returning to normal even as four to eight inches of snow were expected on Sunday. The Federal Highway Commission released the funds Saturday after it said it received a request from Alaska Gov.
The film, that reportedly showed record-breaking advance bookings at the ticket window, has been creating waves at the box-office. Out of the ₹74 crore, the Hindi version of 2.0 contributed about ₹21 crore, while collections from Tamil Nadu stood at ₹20 crore.
A paragraph in the statement noted: "The United States reiterates its decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement ". Mr Trump has reaffirmed his commitment not to boost tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods to 25% on 1 January.
ME exported $1.2 billion worth of products to Canada in 2017, 45 percent of its entire exports, according to the trade center. Administration officials have said publicly that the tariffs would be lifted when a new deal was reached to replace NAFTA.
Nashville Mayor David Briley's office then said he was not "inclined not to participate" if Kid Rock remained grand marshal. Back in the NY studio, co-host Ainsley Earhardt doubled down on Doocy's remorse. "We don't feel that way about Joy Behar ".
He further explained that since the crypto market is still relatively small, a large "buy" order can "kick off an avalanche". At the moment, BTC is trading in the green, and it's priced at $4,294.10 according to data provided by CoinMarketCap .
Senators could vote on a bipartisan resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition this week. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was not on the list of the 17 individuals sanctioned by Canada.
Qatar withdraws from OPEC to focus on gas exports
Oil prices surged more than 5 percent Monday on prospects for a cut in global output and hope that a ceasefire in the U.S. Oil prices reached a four-year high of more than $80 a barrel a couple of months ago but have now dropped to about $60.
Queen leads tributes to 'our friend' George HW Bush
In keeping with presidential tradition, a detailed schedule of the funeral and memorial services for former President George H.W. The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bush's last words were an expression of love for his son and fellow former president.
China trade war truce: 2 reasons why it's unlikely to last
The price increase sparked a major hit to the roughly $10 billion worth of passenger vehicles the USA sent to China past year . A full-blown resolution was not expected to be reached in Buenos Aires; the issues that divide them are just too hard .
Tsunami Warning in Anchorage After Massive Earthquake
Immediately following the shaking, the National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for the southern Alaska coastal area. The Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in downtown Anchorage was opened as a safe shelter for people unable to get home.
Priyanka, Nick Jonas tie the knot in Jodhpur
No expense has been spared when it comes to Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' all-star wedding this weekend . And so planning our wedding with an amalgamation of both was so so incredible .
British MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle: I am HIV Positive
Despite enormous progress over the past 30 years, there are still large obstacles to eliminating AIDS. Blackpool's HIV prevalence is above the average for the North West, which is 185 per 100,000 people.