Modric, meanwhile, received the World Cup Golden Ball as the tournament's best player and won the Champions League with Real Madrid.
Juventus forward Ronaldo, the victor of the past two awards, finished second and Atletico Madrid and France striker Antoine Griezmann was third.
France Football has awarded the prestigious prize to the best male player every year since 1956, adding a women's award this year.
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‘Only humans are eligible to win the award now’: Modric’s Ballon d’Or divides opinion online
French disc jockey Martin Solveig appeared to embarrass Hegerberg when he asked her if she would "twerk" after she collected the trophy. "They are the future". Stats-wise, the midfielder was nowhere near Messi and Ronaldo, but his performance in the World Cup seems to have swayed the votes in his favour.
No player other than Ronaldo and Messi had claimed a Ballon d'Or since 2008, with both players winning five apiece over the past decade.
France Football and Solveig have brought a bad name for Women's Ballon d'Or in its inaugural edition.
Disgusted by the uncalled-for question, Hegerberg kept her cool and brushed off Solveig with a flat "no", which he and some others laughed off.
"You've seen that I prepared a little celebration for Kylian (Mbappe) so we said we're going to do something similar".
As far as his role with Real Madrid is concerned, the 25-year-old was an ever present in the Champions League knockout stages. I didn't really think about it at the time to be honest.
He said finding a compromise will be hard because some lawmakers don't want to tie Yemen to the Khashoggi killing. Trump said in a statement in November that "we may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder".
At Canada's insistence, Article 23 of the agreement redefines the word "sex" to include "sexual orientation and gender identity". Although the three country leaders agreed to the new terms, lawmakers in each country still need to ratify the deal.
The side behind the attack is not yet clear, but Israel has repeatedly targeted military positions in Syria, including in Kisweh. An unconfirmed report from Ria Novosti said that an Israeli Air Force jet and four Israeli missiles were taken down.
Critically, that includes the previously slated January 1 increase from 10 to 25 per cent on some US$200 billion in Chinese goods. His tariff campaign against the country began in January 2018, and saw a 25 per cent tariff on steel imports imposed in March.
At the time, several Ukrainian Navy ships tried to sail through the strait without seeking the proper permission, Moscow said. Responding to the border violation, Russia's border guard have seized the vessels and detained their crews.
The Marine Corps offered little information in a statement about the incident, which occurred at 2am (4am AEDT) on Thursday. Officials who spoke on condition of anonymity were unsure how the mishap may have occurred but none suspected foul play.
On Monday, Kudlow said there was an "assumption" that China would eliminate auto tariffs, not a specific agreement . What is mentioned by both sides is China's agreement to more strongly control the trade in the opioid Fentanyl.
But Maurizio Sarri confirmed he picked up a knock during the match and was therefore an absentee at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. 'He is a good player with a high quality, but I want more from him, ' said Ranieri.
As we first reported, the woman repeatedly told Cleveland PD officers who responded to the scene she wanted to press charges. With trembling emotion in his voice, Hunt apologized for his mistake and pleaded to the Chiefs to reconsider their decision.
The FOMC is likely to link future interest rate decisions more closely to incoming data and then decide on a case-by-case basis. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the Economic Club of New York's luncheon in New York November 28, 2018.
Trump hopes to meet Kim early 2019
Trump and Xi agreed that "great progress has been made with respect to North Korea ", the White House statement added. The president tells reporters that there are three sites under consideration, but he's not identifying them.
New Zealand 21-5 USA: All Blacks Sevens win Dubai tournament
Our speed, our work ethic, our endeavour all day today from the quarter-finals to the semi-finals has shown through for us. The Springboks Sevens came into the opening tournament of the 2017-18 season as defending Sevens Series and Dubai champs.