Clean sweep for Real Madrid as they claim all of UEFA's awards

Clean sweep for Real Madrid as they claim all of UEFA's awards

Modric, was an integral part of Madrid's Champions League winning team, before leading his national side to runners-up position at the 2018 World Cup.

His teammate Sergio Ramos won the Defender of the Season Award, while Modric, who had a stellar year which also saw him win the 2018 World Cup's Golden Ball, was named the Midfielder of the Season.

The midfielder beat his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo to win the prestigious award while Mohamed Salah finished third behind the former teammates.

Meanwhile, Georgia global defender Guram Kashia won the inaugural UEFA #EqualGame Award for his taking a stand for diversity by wearing a rainbow armband in support of LGBT rights in the face of intense criticism from his homeland.

UEFA also named the Women's Player of the Year at the ceremony, with Wolfsburg's Pernille Harder beating Lyon duo Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry to the top prize.

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It is a marvellous thing for everyone. "He is a very unsafe player and while you never want to see anyone injured, we are thankful he wasn't available to play against us".

Luka Modric of Real Madrid and Croatia on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco after his Champions League exploits. "There is no doubt about the victor, he is the best in his position", Jorge Mendes told Record.

"When I was 32 lots of teams wanted me, but I retired because I was exhausted".

Mendes' thoughts were echoed by Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta, who brought Ronaldo to Turin in the summer's biggest transfer.

'I'm at the best club in the world - it's where I want to be'. "It is a personal and private decision", Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta said.

There was also an award for David Beckham, the former Manchester United, Real Madrid and England star collecting the UEFA President's Award for his achievements in the game and his work since retiring as a player.

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