Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will be absent from the trio for the French Football magazine award.
The Gul website quoted information confirming that half the votes of the participants in the referendum to choose the winner of the Golden Ball showed a three-way progress was present in the final of the World Cup in Russia.
Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
He explained that Croatian Luka Modric ahead of the list of candidates in view of his coronation with Real Madrid the title of the Champions League and the final of the World Cup with Croatia.
Modric had an important part of the vote, well ahead of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varan and team mate Kylian Mbappe.
Varan crowned the Champions League with “REAL” and the World Cup with the team, while Mbappe got duo a league and cup with Paris Saint-Germain.
The trio will put an end to Ronaldo and Messi’s dominance of the Golden Ball award in recent years.
The French magazine will announce the name of the winner on December 3.