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World Cup saw 170 pitch invasion attempts according to organisers

Croatia captain and Real Madrid star Luka Modric has been named the Best FIFA Men's Player in 2018 after winning the Golden Ball award at the World Cup. Real Madrid and Belgium's Thibaut Courtois has been named the Best FIFA Men's Goalkeeper in 2018 after winning the Golden Glove award at World Cup in Russia. England's Gareth Southgate is backing Luka Modric to win FIFA's 'The Best' award and insists England must make sure they get better to ensure history of being unsuccessful does not repeat itself. Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic believes Luka Modric has been the best player in every competition he played in last season and was more consistent than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. After leading France to World Cup glory in Russia, Didier Deschamps has been named the Best FIFA Men's Coach for 2018. The head of the 2018 World Cup organising committee has said security stopped 170 people from running onto pitches during the tournament. Four members of the Pussy Riot protest group notably managed to reach the pitch during the World Cup final. Organising committee CEO Alexei Sorokin spoke publicly on Tuesday about the huge number of potential security breaches for the first time. "Of course, you may repel what I'm saying [about security] by the fact there were a few pitch runners at the final,......


Published By: ESPN FC - Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

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