Ronaldo’s Agent Calls UEFA ‘Shameful’ After Modric Takes Home Award

Ronaldo’s Agent Calls UEFA ‘Shameful’ After Modric Takes Home Award

Mauricio Pochettino's side will also take on Inter Milan at the San Siro, the venue of Gareth Bale's famous Champions League hat-trick in 2010.

The Croatia midfielder was honoured by the governing body at the Champions League group stage draw on Thursday, with Real drawn alongside Roma, CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen. "At this ceremony we've seen that Real Madrid are key contendors as our players won all the awards". Valencia and debutants Young Boys from Switzerland complete Group H.

"But you never know, in Champions League, you never know".

They face Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli, alongside Red Star Belgrade, who won the European Cup in 1991 and will participate for the first time in the modern, revamped Champions League.

Former Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, now at Juventus, claimed the Forward of the Season Award as well.

Last season, Luka Modric was superb for Real Madrid helping them to win the 2017/18 Champions League title beating Liverpool in the final in Kiev.

Theresa May to visit President Buhari over bilateral business talks
Speaking in Cape Town, South Africa, May said 87 million Nigerians were living below the poverty line of $1 and 90 cents per day. In Nigeria, May will meet President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and spend time in Lagos meeting victims of modern slavery.

Meanwhile Tottenham take on Barcelona, as well as PSV Eindhoven.

The first round of group stage matches will take place on September 18 and 19. No one really stands out from Lokomotiv, Porto, Schalke or Galatasaray, and each will fancy their chances of progressing.

Soon after picking up his latest accolade this week, Modric made it clear he is very happy with life in Madrid, and insisted he would like to continue at the club for years to come.

Unlike Shakhtar, our other two Group F opponents, Lyon and Hoffenheim, are unfamiliar to us.

Given the dominance of both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in recent years, seeing a player like Modric win it was refreshing in the eyes of most.

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