Luka Modric

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill said he was "staggered and bewildered" by a controversial penalty decision that gave Switzerland a 1-0 win in their World Cup play-off first leg on Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
No thoughts of signing Harry Kane: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

No thoughts of signing Harry Kane: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Kane failed to find the net in Tottenham's 1-1 Champions League draw with Real in Madrid on Oct. 17

Oct 24, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Gareth Bale, Luka Modric shocked to learn Real Madrid won't get La Liga trophy until next season

Gareth Bale, Luka Modric shocked to learn Real Madrid won't get La Liga trophy until next season

Gareth Bale, who has been out of action owing to calf injury, for about a month, lined himself up for the celebration along side teammate Luka Modric only to discover that they won't be celebrating with the trophy, there at La Rosaleda.

May 23, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopeful of video referrals at 2018 World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopeful of video referrals at 2018 World Cup

Colombia`s Atletico Nacional slammed the new video assistant referee (VAR) technology after the system helped knock them out midweek.

Dec 17, 2016, 16:53 PM IST
La Liga: Cristiano, Modric, Benzema rested Real Madrid's game against Deportivo

La Liga: Cristiano, Modric, Benzema rested Real Madrid's game against Deportivo

Ahead of the Club World Cup, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rested three main players of the team, viz. Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric for the game against Deportivo La Coruna.

Dec 09, 2016, 22:26 PM IST
El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

El Clasico: Captain Sergio Ramos salvages Real Madrid pride at Barcelona

The draw helped Madrid maintained a six-point advantage at the to top of La Liga table ahead of the defending champions.

Dec 04, 2016, 09:17 AM IST
Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Gareth Bale, Real Madrid's talismanic forward, to extend contract till 2022: Report

Ronaldo, Real`s all time top scorer, is poised to sign a four-year contract until 2020 while midfield playmaker Luka Modric is also about to be offered a new deal.

Oct 13, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
UEFA Euro 2016: In-form Spain, Italy eye last 16; Croatia take on Czech Republic

UEFA Euro 2016: In-form Spain, Italy eye last 16; Croatia take on Czech Republic

Luka Modric`s Croatia could also get through win a win against Czech Republic.

Jun 17, 2016, 08:36 AM IST
Euro 2016: Poland`s Arkadiusz Milik breaks Northern Ireland hearts; Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey

Euro 2016: Poland`s Arkadiusz Milik breaks Northern Ireland hearts; Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey

Poland register their first ever European Championship win while Croatia completed their revenge for Euro 2008 quarter-final elimination on penalties by Turkey.

Jun 13, 2016, 00:10 AM IST
Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey in Euro 2016

Luka Modric stunner sees Croatia past Turkey in Euro 2016

Modric illuminated the game with his deft flicks and surefooted touches, and with half-time approaching he provided the breakthrough.

Jun 12, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Luka Modric

Luka Modric

Jun 10, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
La Liga: Injuries test Real Madrid depth at home to Levante

La Liga: Injuries test Real Madrid depth at home to Levante

Rafael Benitez will have to work his way around a long injury when Real Madrid face Levante.

Oct 16, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
Real Madrid lose Luka Modric to muscle injury

Real Madrid lose Luka Modric to muscle injury

Luka Modric suffered a muscle injury while on international duty with Croatia.

Oct 15, 2015, 10:12 AM IST
Five-goal Cristiano Ronaldo powers Real Madrid rout over Espanyol

Five-goal Cristiano Ronaldo powers Real Madrid rout over Espanyol

 Cristiano Ronaldo opened his account for the season in spectacular fashion with five goals as Real Madrid thrashed Espanyol 6-0 on Saturday.

Sep 12, 2015, 21:48 PM IST
Nico Kovac and Luka Modric at loggerheads after Croatia's tepid run

Nico Kovac and Luka Modric at loggerheads after Croatia's tepid run

Croatia coach Niko Kovac and captain Luka Modric have fallen out after picking up only one point in their last two Euro 2016 qualifiers in Azerbaijan and Norway.

Sep 07, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Real Madrid sign Croatian star Mateo Kovacic

Croatian international midfielder Mateo Kovacic has joined Real Madrid from Inter Milan on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants confirmed on Tuesday.

Aug 18, 2015, 23:23 PM IST
Real Madrid star Luka Modric to testify in Dynamo Zagreb embezzlement case

Real Madrid star Luka Modric to testify in Dynamo Zagreb embezzlement case

Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric will be among the main witnesses testifying against football club Dynamo Zagreb officials, who are being investigated over the alleged misappropriation of millions of euros.

Jul 08, 2015, 16:40 PM IST
I played my best under Carlo Ancelotti: Luka Modric

I played my best under Carlo Ancelotti: Luka Modric

Real Madrid's Luka Modric said that the team's recently fired coach Carlo Ancelotti brought out the best in him, noting that under his guidance he played the best football of his life.

May 26, 2015, 16:58 PM IST
Toni Kroos set to be fit for Real Madrid's Juventus clash

Toni Kroos set to be fit for Real Madrid's Juventus clash

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos is expected to be fit for his side`s crunch Champions League semi-final, second leg against Juventus on Wednesday after fears over a hip injury were allayed on Sunday.

May 10, 2015, 18:43 PM IST