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8 High-Profile Stars Comment On Modric Winning World's Best Prize

Luka Modric ended Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's dominance when he was named The Best FIFA Men's Player 2018 on Monday night, but what have some of his colleagues and other high-profile names said about him winning?

Click through the gallery above to see what eight past and present footballers said about Modric winning the prize, according to FIFA.

For the first time since 2007, someone other than Messi and Ronaldo was named the winner of FIFA's Best Men's Player prize on Monday night in London.

Modric's excellent form last season and at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia saw him collect the prestigious prize.

The Croatian beat Ronaldo and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah to the award, while Messi was not named among the final three.

Since being crowned the winner, many current and former players have given their opinion on Modric winning the accolade, including Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and Los Blancos Sergio Ramos.

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Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, who was named in the 2018 FIFPro FIFA World XI, also commented on Modric's success, as did Didier Drogba and Mario Mandzukic.

Do you think Modric deserved to beat Ronaldo and Salah to the award? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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