Luka Modric extends Real contract until 2018

AFP| Last Updated: Aug 20, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Madrid: Croatian midfielder Luka Modric has extended his contract with Real Madrid by one season until 2018, the Spanish giants announced on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old Modric, capped 78 times by Croatia, has been with Real since 2012, playing 106 matches and scoring six goals over the last two seasons.

The former Tottenham Hotspur playmaker has been part of a Real squad that won the 2012 Spanish Super Cup and the Copa del Rey and Champions League last season, before winning the UEFA SuperCup last week.