Luka Modrić turns 38 years old today! What this man has done in his career (and so late) is nothing short of a miracle. How much longer will we be able to watch Modrić play? Will EURO 2024 be his last game? We will find out soon enough. Here are some, but not all, of his lifetime achievements: -5x Champions League Winner -3x La Liga Winner -2018 World Cup Golden … [Read more...] about Happy 38th Birthday Luka Modrić!
(Final Time): Croatia easily win 5-0 without breaking a sweat. Modrić only plays 60 minutes. Gvardiol plays the 1st half. Kovačić gets a day of rest. Next match: Armenia on Monday at 12PM (ET). Turkey came back to draw Armenia 1-1 Friday night. (87'): Juranović rifles a half-volley shot from 20 yards out just past the post. Would have been a beauty if it was on … [Read more...] about Croatia Destroy Latvia 5-0 In Euro 2024 Qualifying; Petković MOTM w/ 2 Goals & Assist
EURO 2024 qualifying continues this week when Croatia host a winless Latvia side in Rijeka Friday before heading to Armenia Monday. The Vatreni have only played two matches thus far in qualifying due to their Nations League Final run in June. They drew Wales 1-1 in Split earlier in the year before a triumphant 3-0 win in Turkey. No matter how you cut it, Zlatko Dalić and his … [Read more...] about Vatreni Need 2 Easy Wins vs. Latvia, Armenia This Week
Luka Modrić got his 1st start of the season and played 77 minutes in Real Madrid's 2-1 win over Getafe. He received a resounding 8.5/10 grade from MadridUniversal.com as "The Croatian wizard earned his first start of the season at the refurbished Santiago Bernabeu and wove his magic through Bordalas’ side. Modrić was at the centre of every Real Madrid chance and even came close … [Read more...] about Croatians Around Europe 3: Modrić with 8.5 Rating, Beljo & Frigan Score Again, Šimić w/ 2 Goals
It “should” be a walk in the park to top group for Dinamo as they will play Viktoria Plzen, Astana, and Ballkani this Fall in the Conference League group stage. But who knows with this Dinamo team who have lost veterans Dominik Livaković, Luka Ivanušec, and Josip Šutalo in the past month. Dinamo defeated Czech champions Sparta Prague 3-1 last week in Europa League … [Read more...] about Dinamo Draw Viktoria Plzen, Astana, Ballkani In Conference League
Borna Sosa is leaving the Bundesliga and taking his talents to Amsterdam. The Croatian left-back has signed a deal with Dutch club, Ajax, until the summer of 2028. He will join fellow Croatian defenders Josip Šutalo and Jakov Medić in Amsterdam. 75% of Ajax’s back line this season will be made up of Croatians. Sosa appeared for Stuttgart in 105 Bundesliga appearances since … [Read more...] about Official: Sosa Signs With Ajax
Well, European qualifying was an absolute disaster for every Croatian club across the board. At the beginning of qualifying one month ago, it was safe to say Dinamo would land a Champions League or Europa League spot, at worst, and one of either Hajduk, Rijeka, or Osijek would earn a berth into the Conference League group stage. Instead, it will only be Dinamo Zagreb … [Read more...] about Dinamo Lone Croatian Club To Survive Disastrous European Qualifying
Written by: Andrew R It's no secret that Dinamo Zagreb have been in "sale mode" all summer long: Šutalo, Livaković, Ivanušec all gone. With money coming in and talent heading out, the million dollar question on everyone's mind is: just how will Dinamo allocate their new resources? Dinamo have opted to pocket their new found riches and take the loan approach; bringing in 19 … [Read more...] about Vidović On Loan To Dinamo: Can He Make A Difference?
Written By: Andrew R For the first time since Week 2, we had a full 5-match weekend of HNL action, with Dinamo returning against top-4 competitor Rijeka. With all HNL clubs in action, the table is shaping up nicely to who with be a contender versus pretender this campaign. Hajduk Split is still "top dog" in Croatia with a perfect record. Dinamo vs Rijeka (2-1) Dinamo … [Read more...] about HNL Week 6: Dinamo Return With A Bang! Hajduk Still Perfect