"I think there are a lot of other subjects to discuss if we're talking about sexual matters."
She added: "He came to see me after and apologised. The Ballon d'Or is the most important thing."
The Olympique Lyonnais star, whose prolific form in front of goal helped the French club secure a third successive Champions League victory, edged out Danish forward Pernille Harder to claim the pretigious prize.
Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was named the best men's player of 2018 at the prestigious awards organised by France Football magazine. They have existed since 1956 but had not previously had a women's football category.