Fifa awards: Singapore trio give top votes to Mbappe and Salah

 French teenage forward Kylian Mbappe (left) and Liverpool's Egyptian star Mohamed Salah.
French teenage forward Kylian Mbappe (left) and Liverpool's Egyptian star Mohamed Salah.PHOTOS: REUTERS

Luka Modric was named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards on Monday, but the Croatia and Real Madrid star was not the top pick for Singapore's three voting representatives.

National team coaches and captains, selected journalists and, for the first time, fans via an online poll, got to name their top three - with each group's votes weighted at 25 per cent each.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 26, 2018, with the headline 'Singapore trio give top votes to Mbappe and Salah'. Subscribe