The votes of top football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been revealed. Luka Modric who brought an end to a decade-long dominance of football’s biggest individual prize, by claiming FIFA’s Best Men’s Player top with 29.05 per cent of the vote, with Ronaldo receiving 19.08 per cent and Salah 11.23 per cent.
The award was decided by a collection of votes, coming from the captains of each international team, their managers, and designated media officials from each country.
Each voting individual had to make three selections: a first-placed player who would receive five points, a second-placed player to receive three points and a third-placed player to receive one point.
Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, who surprisingly didn’t make the top three, voted for Modric, Kylian Mbappe and rival Cristiano Ronaldo in that order. Ronaldo, on the other hand did not repay the favour, as he voted for Raphael Varane, Modric and Antoine Griezmann.