Croatia U-21 international Mario Vušković could be on his way to the Premier League! Sky Sport Germany and Talking Wolves report that Wolverhampton F.C. are very interested in signing Vušković from 2. Bundesliga side Hamburger SV. Hamburger would most likely only accept an offer of more than 10 million Euros for the 20 year-old central defender. Despite rumored interest from … [Read more...] about Rumor Mill: Wolverhampton Show Interest In Mario Vušković
After a few days of speculation, it's official: Dinamo Zagreb's utility specialist Bartol Franjić is joining Niko Kovač and Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga! Franjić, 22 years of age, can play every position in the defensive and middle third, excelling at each spot. He was a key piece to Dinamo's European success in the 2020-21 season, and played 81 minutes in the club's … [Read more...] about Transfer Talk: Franjić Joins Kovač At Wolfsburg, Atletico Madrid Want Juranović
The world's most outstanding 15 year-old footballer is none other than Croatia's own, Luka Vušković. Despite being born in 2007, Vušković has already proven to be the brightest star in Hajduk Split's academy. The young center-back dominates the pitch defensively with his extreme size (195 cm, 6'4), unreal athleticism, and incredible anticipation. Believe it or not, he is … [Read more...] about Luka Vušković: The World’s Best 15 Year-Old Footballer
It seems as though Croatian international Nikola Vlašić will be leaving West Ham to join Italian side Torino FC on loan with option to buy. The 24 year old produced just 1 goal in 19 premier league appearances in quite the disappointing debut season for the Hammers. Over the course of this season, Vlašić has seen his transfer value drop nearly 10 million Euros and hasn’t scored … [Read more...] about Jurić Will “Build His Squad” Around Nikola Vlašić At Torino
You know you're good when they put your face on the cover of FIFA. Kylian Mbappe is that level of good and will surely win multiple Ballon d'Or's in his lifetime. However, for 90 minutes this week, Josip Stanišić absolutely put Mbappe in his pocket as the Vatreni scored early and kept a scary France team scoreless for the clean sheet. 22 year-old German-born Josip … [Read more...] about Stanišić Put Mbappe In His Little Croatian Pocket
Hey guys, not to be a "Debbie Downer" here or rain on anyone's parade, but when is it time to talk about the elephant in the room? Or if you don't want to talk about the elephant because you're still hopped up on Dida's rakija from Croatia's first ever victory over the French, I completely understand. What Modrić and the boys did from a results perspective after the 3-0 … [Read more...] about Vatreni Score 1 Open-Play Goal In 4 Matches…Do We Need To Worry?
The monkey is finally off Croatian backs. The Vatreni have defeated France for the first time in their history. Croatia defeated France 1-0 in Nations League Monday night by way of a 5’ Luka Modrić penalty kick. However, the MVP of the match was the entire Croatian defense full of youngsters, who held a hungry Mbappe and Benzema at bay. It was an incredible 90 minutes … [Read more...] about Croatia Finally Beats France!!!
Croatia's 2022-23 Nations League group stage campaign is now halfway done. The Vatreni currently sit third place in Group A after splitting their first three matches equally between the win, loss, and draw columns. As the tournament progresses, the squad continues to look better and better each match, and most recently escaped Copenhagen with all three points against a strong … [Read more...] about What We’ve Learned Through 3 Nations League Matches From The New Guys
At last, victory! Thanks to a 2nd half nutmeg goal from Mario Pašalić, Croatia escape Denmark with all three points in the UEFA Nations League. Due to France's 1-1 draw with Austria, the Vatreni now sit 3rd place in Group A of the competition. Croatia started the match slow, fielding their C-team against a very strong Denmark side. After a goalless first half, momentum … [Read more...] about Croatia Beats Denmark 1-0 As Pašalić Nutmegs Schmeichel