Like Griezmann, the 19-year-old played a crucial role in France's World Cup winning team in Russian Federation, having scored 4 goals (including one in the finals) to win him the competition's Young Player Award.
In December of past year, Modric was in the background of these events, congratulating Cristiano Ronaldo from the crowds as the Portuguese celebrated his fifth Ballon d'Or at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.
Other than the duopoly, no other Ballon d'Or victor is still playing given that Kaka retired a year ago.
The news outlet has taken into consideration the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo will supposedly not be attending the ceremony, and that in itself is a sign that the Portuguese global will be snubbed for the top prize.
The Ballon d'Or remains the peak, but it will bring an end to the cycle.
Spanish news outlet Marca has also suggested that Luka Modric will take home football's ultimate personal award.
According to Italian media, the Croatian playmaker makes a clean sweep of the awards this year winning both UEFA and FIFA's player of the year awards.
They also report that Modric will have an entire Real Madrid entourage with him at the awards, as he'll be joined by club captain Sergio Ramos, President Florentino Perez and ex-players Raul Gonzalez and Roberto Carlos.
Ronaldo, 33, is a contender to win the individual honour for a record sixth time after leading Real Madrid to a third straight Champions League crown earlier this year.
The paper says the fallout could put further strain on the DUP and Conservative confidence and supply deal. But Environment Secretary Michal Gove said, "I believe that we can win the argument and win the vote".
Moscow denies meddling and Trump denies campaign collusion, calling the Mueller investigation a political witch hunt. "Hard to protect my rights without being in contempt, which I don't believe in", Comey wrote in a Twitter post.
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone kick-started the festivities in India with a reception in the bride's hometown - Bangalore . Over 800 people are expected to attend the reception including crew members and other people associated with filmmaking.
Women who oppose Pelosi's bid for speaker take issue with the suggestion that the movement against her is sexist or anti-feminist. But the strength of Pelosi's candidacy was shown in the long line of those nominating her, starting with Rep.
Current US president Donald Trump said Bush had "inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service". Khashoggi was a Saudi national resident in the U.S. who wrote for the Washington Post .
NYPD recovered the gorgeous ring from the grate and have since posted it online in an attempt to reunite it with the happy couple. Local man John was proposing to his girlfriend Daniella at Times Square when he dropped the ring down a drain.
The scene in Paris contrasted sharply with protests elsewhere in France on Saturday that were mostly peaceful. He said: "There is a strategy being managed by professional rioters, who are seeking to smash things".
Imbued with these incredible powers, Danvers joins Starforce, an elite Kree military force, but questions about her past remain. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is about Carol Danvers, who falls on earth only to realise that she has been here before.
He was a very good man, a great President & a warm hearted, generous American patriot who was a strong ally & friend of the UK. Former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev wrote: "It was a time of great change, demanding great responsibility from everyone".
Crosby pushed his kick wide right, with the flags atop Lambeau blowing in toward the field at the time of the play. The opening play of the fourth quarter was a flawless example of Green Bay's offensive struggles.
Produce industry expects to ship some romaine again soon
The CDC announced on November 20 that any and all romaine lettuce products in the U.S. should be thrown away due to the risk. The FDA said it has no information to suggest that these growing areas are tied to the current E. coli outbreak.
Russia, KSA agree to renew oil output cuts
In Europe, January Brent crude futures which expired at the end of the session, lost 80 cents, or 1.3%, to $US58.71 a barrel. Friday saw Baker Hughes report that the number of active domestic rigs drilling for oil rose by 2 to 887 last week.
China agrees US$9b currency swap with Argentina
China, in response, had been threatening to impose taxes on an additional 5,000 types of American imports worth about $60 billion. Zhang also noted that it remains unclear whether Washington and Beijing would be able to "come up with an agreement in 90 days".
Trump to attend funeral of George HW Bush
Bush's long, good life and honor it by searching, as he always did, for the most American way forward". "Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W.
Red Dead Online beta players may lose progress
Red Dead Online's Beta Earl Access period is live today, with additional players being granted access over the coming week. Just scroll down to the Abandon Posse item in the Posse menu and you permanently disband your Posse in Red Dead Online .