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 Ball
-2018 Ballon d’Or
-2018 World Cup Finalist
-2022 World Cup 3rd place
-2022 World Cup Bronze Ball
-2023 UEFA Nations League Finalist
-Most capped Croatian player in history (167)
-Real Madrid ‘Player of the Season’ 2020-2021
What more can we say about this guy? He has singlehandedly transcended the game of football inside Croatia and set the bar even higher for future generations to challenge. He is already in the conversation of Top 5 ‘Greatest Midfielders Of All Time’ with everything he has done at Real Madrid and the Croatian national team.
Is Luka Modrić the greatest Croatian footballer of all time? The answer is YES.