FIFA Ballon d'Or Current Affairs, GK & News

Luka Modric honoured with 2018 Men’s Ballon d’Or award

Luka Modric, Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder, has been honoured with the perstigiuos 2018 Men’s Ballon d’Or award. With this, he ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long dominance in the men’s awards. Modric won his third successive Champions League title in May 2018 and also captained Croatia to its first FIFA World Cup final ..


George Weah elected as new president of Liberia

Ex-football superstar George Weah has been elected as the new president of Liberia after beating Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff with 61.5% of the vote. Now, he will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president. George Weah is the only African footballer to have won both FIFA World Player of the ..


Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2017 Ballon d’Or award for year’s best player

Cristiano Ronaldo, the Real Madrid and Portugal superstar, has won the 2017 Ballon d’Or award for the year’s best player in Paris, France. It is his record-equalling 5th Ballon d’Or award with his great Barcelona rival Lionel Messi. Ronaldo, who also won the FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award in October 2017, added the ..


Current Affairs: January 10, 2012

Government allows 100% FDI in single brand retail The Government allows 100% FDI in single brand retail with immediate effect. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Ministry of Commerce. The objective of this important move is to attract more foreign direct investment in production and marketing of consumer goods and improving ..