Modric, 33, helped Real Madrid win a third successive Champions League title in May and also captained Croatia to their first World Cup final, being named player of the tournament despite his side losing 4-2 to France.
"I said, I think last time when I won The Best, I would change all my individual awards for the World Cup, unfortunately it didn't happen", Modric told reporters.
Luka Modric has drawn further plaudits from the Spanish press on Tuesday after the Real Madrid midfielder won the Ballon d'Or.
Five years ago, the Dinamo Zagreb youth product was voted as the worst signing of the season in La Liga after a slow start to life in the Spanish capital.
Alongside the Ballon d'Or, the inaugural Trophee Kopa award was also handed out at the ceremony in Paris, with Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe scooping the award for best young player under the age of 21.
'It's hard to find the words to express how I feel, ' Modric said.
Hegerberg is a three-time Women's Champions League victor with French side Lyon and scored a tournament-record 15 times last season.
The pair were also nominated for this year's award in a 30-strong shortlist that also featured the likes of France's World Cup winners Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann and Modric's Croatian teammates Ivan Rakitic and Mario Mandzukic.
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French disc jockey Martin Solveig appeared to embarrass Hegerberg when he asked her if she would "twerk" after she collected the trophy. The suggestion clearly made Hegerberg uncomfortable.
Monday was a big day for many people in the football galaxy.
"Maybe in the past there were some players who could have won the Ballon d'Or like Xavi, [Andres] Iniesta or, I don't know, [Wesley] Sneijder, but it didn't happen". "It's all about how we respect women's football".
President Donald Trump did not attend, but he and first lady Melania Trump came to the Capitol later Monday to pay tribute. Bush, most federal offices will be closed, the stock markets will be shuttered and the mail will be suspended for the day.
Meyer , among the elite coaches in college football and one of its highest paid, has coached at Ohio State for seven seasons. Offensive coordinator Ryan Day is expected to take over as Ohio State head coach.
Bush arrived at the Capitol on Monday shortly after being transported to Andrews Air Base on the outskirts of Washington. Trump will attend the ceremony on Wednesday morning in Washington's National Cathedral along with First Lady Melania.
The governing Conservative Party and the main opposition party, Labour, are internally divided on how Brexit should proceed. Hardline Conservative Brexiteers say May's compromise deal does not represent enough of a break with Brussels.
Consistent as ever, he was integral to Real Madrid winning their third Champions League in a row under Zinedine Zidane. After his disappointing showing with Argentina in the summer, Lionel Messi isn't a contender for a top-three place.
Seattle has had multiple other minor-league teams, and come close to adding an NHL franchise at various times prior to this year. But the process can officially start now after Tuesday's announcement and Tippett is excited to get the ball rolling.
While no photos of the nuptials have been released yet, the stars did post pictures of their mehendi and sangeet ceremonies. The sheer gown was worn over a strapless column dress made up of over two million mother of pearl sequins.
Qualcomm announced the new products at its Tech Summit in Maui; we'll find out more as the conference continues. Luckily for us some of these leak and we get an early look at what may be a new, unannounced flagship phone.
Human rights groups say the war is wreaking havoc on the country and subjecting civilians to indiscriminate bombing. He said finding a compromise will be hard because some lawmakers don't want to tie Yemen to the Khashoggi killing.
Sociopolitical commentator Touré, who was in the audience, noted that the audience "freaked out" when Obama used the curse word. Sources claim the Duchess of Cambridge told Meghan off for the way she spoke to members of her team at Kensington Palace.
His death also reduces membership in the exclusive ex-presidents' club to four: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush's son Jeb, Governor of Florida, retweeted the photo , with the simple words: "Sully has the watch".
Nats sign P Corbin to 6-year deal
The Yankees have reportedly spoken with the Cleveland Indians about a potential trade for Corey Kluber or Carlos Carrasco. Some have speculated that Harper and Machado could both fetch deals close to $300 million in total value.
Trump Favors Kim Jong-un Visit to Seoul
Moon said it's still unclear whether Kim will visit Seoul by the end of this year, and that it's up to the North Korean leader. On board is a team of South Korean experts investigating ways to help North Korea modernise its rail network.
USA military planes collide off coast of Japan
The crash is the latest in recent series of accidents involving the United States military deployed to and near Japan. More than 50,000 US troops are based in Japan under the bilateral security pact.
Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Algeria
Launched in April 2016 by the crown prince, the Vision 2030 aims to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy beyond the energy sector. Khashoggi's killing was an "ugly crime" that pushed Jordanians of all walks of life to oppose bin Salman's visit, he said.
Bush’s final words revealed as America mourns dead president
Eight years later, in accepting his party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, and gentler nation". Friday at his home in Houston , according to the family spokesperson. "Thank you very much everybody", Trump replied.
Mesut Ozil a doubt for Man Utd v Arsenal
But while he is pleased with Ramsey's recent contribution, Emery indicated there had no been change to the contract impasse. Aaron Ramsey was brought in the North London derby after 45 minutes as a tactical replacement for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.