Luka Modric wins World Cup Golden Ball award as Kylian Mbappe is called younger participant of event and Thibaut Courtois claims Golden Glove
Jaime Wright For Mailonline
As Croatia’s World Cup fairytale got here to an finish on Sunday evening, Luka Modric obtained a slight comfort as he was awarded the Golden Ball prize.
Modric and Croatia had been unable to take that last leap of religion on the Luzhniki Stadium as they had been overwhelmed 4-2 by a powerful France aspect – with assistance from some VAR controversy – and had been compelled to accept a runner’s up medal.
The captain was voted the most effective participant within the event forward of Eden Hazard and Antoine Griezmann and embraced Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic after being given the award throughout a ceremony that additionally noticed Kylian Mbappe declare the younger participant prize.
Luka Modric seems to be barely disheartened as he holds his Golden Ball prize on Sunday evening
Modric stands with Kylian Mbappe who wins the younger participant of the event award
WORLD CUP AWARDS
Golden Ball: Luka Modric
Golden Boot: Harry Kane
Golden Glove: Thibaut Courtois
Younger Participant: Kylian Mbappe
Modric scored twice throughout the competitors in Russia and was central to all that was thrilling about this proficient aspect.
Elsewhere, England skipper Harry Kane gained the Golden Boot after ending high scorer with six targets as he beat Mbappe, Griezmann and Romelu Lukaku to the trophy. Of his targets in Russia, three had been penalties, however that shall be no concern of his as he replicates the accomplishment of Gary Lineker on the 1990 finals.
Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois was named greatest goalkeeper with the Golden Glove with the third-place nation ending the event because the highest-scoring workforce with 16 targets from 10 completely different gamers.
Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois was awarded the Golden Glove for his efforts on the World Cup