Galled at seeing Ronaldo miss out on the Player of the Year award, Aveiro shared a graphic on Instagram comparing the stats accrued by Modric in the Champions League last season to those of her brother.
The new season Champions League season also marks a new three-year round of broadcasting and sponsor deals allowing for UEFA to distribute higher prize money, which will benefit the clubs with a more storied European history.
The trio are in Group C with Red Star Belgrade, European Cup winners in 1991 and making their debut in the group stage.
Ronaldo, in his absence, was awarded the prize for best striker chosen by Champions League and Europa League coaches from last season and journalists.
Group G: Real Madrid, Roma, CSKA Moscow, Viktoria Plzen.
Group E: Bayern Munich, Benfica, Ajax, AEK Athen. "It would be nice for us to count some players among those who were given awards, but football is a team sport and we will face this Champions League with great determination".
"Manchester City are a massive challenge for us", said Hoffenheim coach Julien Nagelsmann.
Group F: Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Lyon, Hoffenheim.
Group A: Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco, Club Brugge.
"We picked the best team in the world (Real Madrid) and two others who will create us many problems", he said.
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Group D: Lokomotiv Moscow, Porto, Schalke, Galatasaray.