FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From Michelle Akers to Sun Wen, winners of Golden Ball and Boot awards across all editions
Here, we take a look at the Golden Boot and Golden Ball award winners from all the editions of the FIFA Women's World Cup
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric adds Croatian sportsperson of the year to ever-growing list of accolades
Luka Modric added to his collection of awards after a successful 2018 when he was named Croatian sportsman of the year on Wednesday.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia captain Luka Modric describes Golden Ball award as 'bittersweet' after losing final
Croatia captain Luka Modric said being awarded the Golden Ball for the World Cup's best player was "bittersweet" after losing the final 4-2 to France on Sunday.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi won FIFA's "Golden Ball" award as the best player of the World Cup after leading his team to Sunday's final and Colombia's James Rodriguez finished as the tournament's top scorer with six goals.
If there is hurt, then perhaps at this moment no one knows it better than Messi.