Ronaldo, Salah and Modric nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

FIFA Best Awards Messi snubbed Ronaldo Modric and Salah nominated

There has been some unsavoury tit-for-tat fallout over UEFA's decision to name Luka Modric, who captained Croatia to the runners-up slot at the World Cup, as its Player of the Year.

While Luka Modric also won Champions League with Cristiano Ronaldo a year ago, but he takes the cherry away with a phenomenal FIFA World Cup campaign with Croatia in France where he led his global side against France.

TUKO.co.ke earlier reported that Barcelona star Lionel Messi was excluded from the podium for FIFA's Best award after the final shortlists were leaked.

Didier Deschamps, who led France to the World Cup title, was nominated alongside the coach he outwitted in the final: Zlatko Dalic of Croatia.

The midfielder was named UEFA's Player of the Year ahead of Ronaldo and Salah on Aug 30.

"In a year that was filled with drama, action and excitement across both the men's and women's game, The Best FIFA Football Awards 2018 look set to build on the success of 2017's event and return to London bigger and better than ever".

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Mohamed Salah had an unbelievable season with Liverpool previous year where he scored a staggering 44 goals and assisted 16 more.

"They already had a good team and now they also have Cristiano Ronaldo".

Portugal winger Ronaldo, the 2016 and 2017 victor, won a fifth Champions League title with Real Madrid in May before joining Juventus for £99m.

In contrast, Liverpool ended last season without any silverware, despite having a stellar run to the Champions League final, where they were defeated by Madrid 3-1. Norway's Ada Hegerberg (Olympique Lyonnais) and Germany's Dzsenifer Maroszan (Olympique Lyonnais) were announced as the other two finalists for the pinnacle award.

Reynold Pedros of Lyon, Japan boss Asako Takakura and Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman are in the running for best women's coach.

"It's an incredible moment for me and I feel excited and proud to have won this great award.", said Modric. It last played in the top league in 2013-14.

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