Cristiano Ronaldo's agent criticises 'shameful' UEFA after Luka Modric wins award

Ruben Holloway
September 1, 2018

Ronaldo was named UEFA's Best forward on Thursday at the Champions League draw in Monaco, but it was his teammate, Luka Modric, who won UEFA's Best Male Player honors, leading a sweep of individual honors for the three-time reigning European champion.

Ronaldo scored 15 goals to lead Madrid to a third successive Champions League crown last season, however, the former Madrid superstar was beaten to the honour by Modric in Monaco on Thursday.

After a fantastic campaign that saw him win the Champions League at club-level and reach the World Cup final with Croatia, Modric won out the vote by a sizeable margin.

In the red corner for Liverpool will be Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, and in the blue corner of PSG they will be set to unleash the marvellous attacking triumvirate of Edinson Cavani, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

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The jury comprised the coaches of the 32 clubs in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage, together with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media (ESM) group, representing each of UEFA's member associations.

Red Star, former club of Reds midfielder Marko Grujic, are in the Champions League for the first time since 1992.

UEFA pays 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) per group-stage win and 900,000 euros ($1.05 million) for a draw.

Despite the quality of the other teams in Group H, Moratta still said he saw his side as one of the favourites to win the competition. We're excited to defend our Champions League crown again.

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The final will be played on 1st June 2019 at the Wanda Metropolitano - the home of Atletico Madrid. "Valencia have invested heavily in the team with financially strong investors from Singapore, and of course we are blatant outsiders, but we want to benefit from these highly attractive games".

They, however, are not expected to make an impact in Group C as the three heavyweights will seek to avoid an embarrassing first-round elimination.

They will face group-stage debutants Hoffenheim as well as Lyon and Shakhtar Donetsk, coming up against the latter for the second year running.

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