Rapinoe named but Modric, Neymar miss out on Ballon D'Or shortlist

2019-10-21 22:59

While Megan Rapinoe is the leading candidate for the women's Ballon D'Or, the holder of the men's award, Luka Modric, and Neymar missed out.

Clasico concerns for Madrid as Modric and Bale sit out training

2019-10-16 07:29

Real Madrid face an anxious wait to see if Luka Modric and Gareth Bale will be fit for next week's Clasico against Barcelona.

Croatia stumble in Euro qualifying with Azerbaijan draw

2019-09-09 20:15

Croatia suffered a setback in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign as they were held to a draw by Azerbaijan in Baku.

Madrid face battle for Champions League qualification

2019-01-11 13:40

There might have been two clubs toasting Athletic Bilbao signing Ibai Gomez from Alaves on Thursday - Athletic for one, but also Real Madrid.

Real Madrid face last-place Huesca in battle of large and little

2018-12-07 07:12

Luka Modric was awarded the Ballon'dOr and Real Madrid crowned European champions but in Huesca they meet a team from the opposite end of the ladder.

Modric's father pays moving tribute to Ballon d'Or winner

2018-12-04 09:28

Luka Modric's father held back tears as he paid a moving tribute to the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner at the awards ceremony in Paris.

Winners of the Ballon d'Or

2018-12-04 07:47

All winners of the Ballon d'Or, after Luka Modric won the 2018 prize at a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening:

Modric tipped for Ballon d'Or and end Ronaldo and Messi era

2018-12-03 10:54

The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on Monday evening.

Closed doors return a stark reminder of Croatian ills

2018-10-10 07:20

Croatia's first fixture back on home soil after reaching the World Cup final should be a homecoming for heroes who defied the odds but won't.

Modric v Ronaldo rematch as Ballon d'Or nominees unveiled

2018-10-09 11:00

FIFA best player of the year Luka Modric remains on track for a second major award after he was named among 30 nominees for the Ballon d'Or.


Modric, Bale to miss Madrid trip to Mallorca

2019-10-18 15:35

Real Madrid will be without both Gareth Bale and Luka Modric for this weekend's Liga match against Real Mallorca, Zinedine Zidane confirmed.

Modric adds to Zidane injury worries before Champions League start

2019-09-12 15:20

Luka Modric has been diagnosed with a groin injury less than a week before Real Madrid face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

Modric tells Madrid to 'get up' as injuries deepen Real gloom

2019-03-07 20:15

Real Madrid's troubles have deepened after Dani Carvajal and Lucas Vazquez were ruled out for several weeks through injuries.

Modric adds Croatian sportsman of the year to collection

2018-12-26 21:04

Luka Modric added to his collection of awards after a successful 2018 when he was named Croatian sportsman of the year.

Modric rewarded for 'wonderful year'

2018-12-05 19:15

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was a deserved winner of the Ballon d'Or award after a "wonderful year" for both club and country.

Modric, from Croatian war child to Ballon d'Or winner

2018-12-04 08:00

Luka Modric's journey from Croatian war child to the world's best footballer was celebrated when the Real Madrid midfielder hoisted the Ballon d'Or.

Modric breaks Ronaldo, Messi stranglehold on Ballon d'Or

2018-12-03 23:34

Croatian midfielder, Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, breaking a 10-year old stranglehold on the award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

SWC finalists Croatia keen to avoid another 'slap' from Spain

2018-11-14 07:07

Having finally shaken off their World Cup hangover, finalists Croatia are aiming for their first Nations League victory when they face Spain.

England can compete with Croatia's Modric

2018-10-09 19:57

England do have the ability to compete with Croatia's recently crowned FIFA player of the year Luka Modric, insists Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley.

Croatia court rejects Modric perjury charges - report

2018-10-03 08:15

A Zagreb court has rejected charges that Croatia captain and Real Madrid star Luka Modric gave false testimony in a corruption trial.

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