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FIFA Ballon d'Or Awards 2018

Real Madrid midfield Luka Modric won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award as the world's best player for the first time, and Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg made history as the first women's Ballon d'Or winner on Monday in Paris.

Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg arrives for the Golden
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Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg arrives for the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric, with the Ballon d'Or,
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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, with the Ballon d'Or, center poses with Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg with the Women's Ballon d'Or, left, and Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe with the Kopa Trophy, right, during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg celebrates with the Women's
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Olympique Lyonnais' Ada Hegerberg celebrates with the Women's Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with the
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Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates with the Kopa Trophy during the Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric arrives with his family
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Real Madrid's Luka Modric arrives with his family for the Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric, left, stands with David
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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, left, stands with David Ginola, bottom center, as the pictures of former awarded are projected on the screen after receiving the Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric, left, stands with David
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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, left, stands with David Ginola after receiving the Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe, left, celebrates with
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Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe, left, celebrates with DJ Martin Solveig after receiving the Kopa Trophy during the Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Paris St Germain's Gianluigi Buffon arrives for the
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Paris St Germain's Gianluigi Buffon arrives for the Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

General view of the 63rd Golden Ball, "Ballon
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General view of the 63rd Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Real Madrid's Luka Modric celebrates with the Ballon
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Real Madrid's Luka Modric celebrates with the Ballon d'Or award during the Golden Ball award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann arrives for the Golden
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Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann arrives for the Golden Ball, "Ballon d'Or" award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on Monday.

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