Luka Modric, the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner, the 2018 Spanish champion and Real Madrid midfielder and vice world champion of Croatia, has been named the best soccer player of all time.
Modric said Maradona is the greatest soccer player in history. He and Leo Messi are the two greatest players, but Diego remains Diego, he said, ESPN wrote.
Teams Croatia and Argentina have advanced to the World Cup playoffs. Croatia will play Japan and Argentina will play Australia in the 1/8 finals.