Real Madrid's Luka Modric insists that although Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are exceptional talents, his Ballon d'Or win was for those players like Xavi who missed out because of their domination of the trophy.
Real Madrid star Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, with Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg becoming the first female winner and PSG's Kylian Mbappe claiming the inaugural Kopa Trophy for best under-21 player.
Sid Lowe describes the reaction in Spain to Madrid hosting the Copa Libertadores final and why some of it doesn't sit right with him.
Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari is upbeat after his youthful team beat Valencia.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has said he would have been a more deserving winner of this year's FIFA's Puskas goal of the year award than actual claimant Mo Salah.
Bale's spectacular overhead kick was the second goal in Madrid's 3-1 victory over Liverpool in last season's Champions League final. However Puskas voters among the public went for the Egypt international's goal for the Reds against Everton in December 2017's Premier League Merseyside derby.
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