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Dalic says Modric deservedly won golden ball award

Dalic says Modric deservedly won golden ball award

Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic said on Sunday that his side's midfielder and captain Luka Modric "deservedly" won the Golden Ball award at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 16 Jul 2018
Modric and Rakitic start for Croatia in World Cup final against France

Modric and Rakitic start for Croatia in World Cup final against France

Midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic have been named in the starting lineup for Croatia in their World Cup final match against France, FIFA announced on their official website on Sunday. 15 Jul 2018
Modric has great influence on Croatia team says Deschamps

Modric has great influence on Croatia team says Deschamps

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Saturday that Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric had a great influence on his teammates. 15 Jul 2018
Croatia Head Coach Deserves All Credit for Country's Success at 2018 World Cup - Modric

Croatia Head Coach Deserves All Credit for Country's Success at 2018 World Cup - Modric

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says coach Zlatko Dalic, who was appointed at the difficult time for the team, must be given the merit he deserves for getting the country into the 2018 World Cup final. 14 Jul 2018
Croatia Captain Modric Says Focused on Team's Success, Not Personal Victories

Croatia Captain Modric Says Focused on Team's Success, Not Personal Victories

Croatia captain Luka Modric says he was more interested in his national side's success than in personal achievements at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 14 Jul 2018
Ex-Russia Midfielder Says Modric Best Player at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Ex-Russia Midfielder Says Modric Best Player at 2018 FIFA World Cup

MOSCOW, July 12 (Sputnik) - Former Russia midfielder Andrei Karyaka said on Thursday that Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric was the best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 13 Jul 2018
Modric deserves to win Player of the Tournament, says former Russia coach

Modric deserves to win Player of the Tournament, says former Russia coach

Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric deserves to be awarded the FIFA World Cup Golden Ball as the best player of this summer's tournament, says former Russia head coach Boris Ignatyev. 12 Jul 2018
"It's a shame": Modric responds to Ronaldo's Real Madrid departure

"It's a shame": Modric responds to Ronaldo's Real Madrid departure

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says that if he had his way, Cristiano Ronaldo would continue playing for the Spanish side. 12 Jul 2018
Modric: Winning World Cup more important than Ballon D'Or

Modric: Winning World Cup more important than Ballon D'Or

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said that he was more concerned with winning the World Cup than the Ballon d'Or award. 8 Jul 2018
Modric: 'No problem with recovery' for England clash

Modric: 'No problem with recovery' for England clash

Croatia players have enough time to recover for the World Cup semi-final match against England, Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric said. 8 Jul 2018
Modric says Russia surprised Croatia

Modric says Russia surprised Croatia

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said that Russia played well in their World Cup quarter-final match and surprised the Croatian side. 8 Jul 2018
Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti artists started painting a mural depicting Croatia captain Luka Modric in Kazan, the mayor's office said on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Modric says Russia 'deserved' to reach quarter-finals

Modric says Russia 'deserved' to reach quarter-finals

Russia "deserved" to go through to this summer's FIFA World Cup quarter-finals and Croatia expect a tough match against the hosts, Croatia captain Luka Modric said. 7 Jul 2018
Modric in line for World Cup player of the tournament – Rebic

Modric in line for World Cup player of the tournament – Rebic

Croatia forward Ante Rebic said he was sure that the team’s captain Luka Modric could be crowned the player of the tournament at the World Cup. 5 Jul 2018
Modric 'surprised' by Russia's progress

Modric 'surprised' by Russia's progress

Croatia captain Luka Modric, says he's surprised that Russia have reached the World Cup quarter-finals. 2 Jul 2018
Schmeichel gave everything – coach

Schmeichel gave everything – coach

Denmark's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel did everything possible for his team to beat Croatia, Denmark head coach Age Hareide said after the Round of 16 match. 2 Jul 2018
Modric mindful of Croatia maintaining good form

Modric mindful of Croatia maintaining good form

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said on Saturday that his team would look to take their good group-stage form into the knockout rounds of the FIFA World Cup. 1 Jul 2018
The Top 10 goals of the World Cup so far

The Top 10 goals of the World Cup so far

There's no denying it - there's been a fair amount of penalties out in Russia, and no shortage of own-goals either. But there's also been some absolute stonkers. 23 Jun 2018
Lovren says Messi World's best but not unstoppable

Lovren says Messi World's best but not unstoppable

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren said on Thursday that his team played excellent defensively against Argentina and their captain and FC Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi. 22 Jun 2018
Croatia Captain Modric Says Croatia 'Played Perfectly' in 3-0 Win Against Argentina

Croatia Captain Modric Says Croatia 'Played Perfectly' in 3-0 Win Against Argentina

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 21 (Sputnik) - Croatia captain Luka Modric said on Thursday that his side "played perfectly" after easily dispatching Argentina 3-0, which saw the team through to the World Cup round of 16. 22 Jun 2018
Croatia confident after Nigeria win - Modric

Croatia confident after Nigeria win - Modric

Croatia are confident ahead of their next encounter against Argentina, having beaten Nigeria in their opening World Cup Group D match in Kaliningrad, team's captain Luka Modric said Saturday. 17 Jun 2018