World football’s choice – Ada Hegerberg and Luka Modric will get Ballon d’or runner-up world champion Luka Modrić was awarded as the best footballer in the world. In honor of Ada Hegerberg as the best footballer there was a sexist incident. © Photo: Franck Fife/AFP/
won The Croatian Luka Modrić has the football award Ballon d’or. The midfielder from the Spanish record champion Real Madrid, decided by the Fifa independent of the choice of the French magazine France Football world player. The Vice world champion was honored at a Gala in Paris. With his victory he also finished a series: Since 2008, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentine Lionel Messi had received five times for each of the award.
Modrić in this year’s voting among selected journalists against his former Real team-mate Ronaldo. The Superstar of Juventus had won the Ballon d’or 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Barcelona’s Messi, the winner of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015, was Fifth.
Mbappé best young players
The 33-year-old Modrić named had already been in September by the world football Association Fifa as the world footballer of the year award and had left the five-time winner Ronaldo, as well as the Egyptian Mohamed Salah. He had been awarded in the past few months already as the best player of the world Cup and European footballer of the year.
France Football voted for the first time, the best U21 young player and footballer of the year. The best young star of the French world champion Kylian Mbappé from Paris Saint-was elected Germain. He received the so-called Kopa trophy.
For women, the Norwegian Ada hegerberg of Olympique Lyon won ahead of the Dane Pernille Harder from VfL Wolfsburg and the German national player Dzsenifer Marozsán, also from Olympique Lyon.
outrage over Moderator
In the case of the award of Hegerberg it came to a sexist criticized the incident: Moderator Martin Solveig asked the Athlete on the stage, whether you “can twerk” – the twerking is a provocative dance style, the women, the buttocks, circling and shaking. The 23-year-old Hegerberg denied visibly enter.
The Internet is a storm of indignation broke out. Internet users criticized the question as sexist and disrespectful to the Athlete. Solveig apologized. “Of course I wanted to offend anyone,” he wrote on Twitter. “It was a joke, maybe a bad joke.”