Reigning German champions Bayern Munich got the new Bundesliga season off to a perfect start with a dramatic 2-1 win over VfL Wolfsburg on Friday.
People in Croatia will go to work Monday but their minds will be in Recife, Brazil, where their beloved, "Fiery Squad" will be taking on Mexico for a place in the last-16 of the FIFA World Cup.
Croatia`s football squad have donated a quarter of their money earned for reaching the World Cup finals to victims of deadly floods that have devastated the Balkans.
Croatia coach Slaven Bilic could be forced to reshuffle his attack ahead of their Euro 2012 opener against Republic of Ireland as striker Ivica Olic is in doubt for the championship due to injury.
Bayern Munich salvaged a 1-1 draw at Hamburg SV courtesy of substitute Ivica Olic`s second-half strike on Saturday but slipped two points behind Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund.
VfL Wolfsburg are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky and Bayern Munich forward Ivica Olic.
Striker Ivica Olic is ready to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season after being restricted to a substitutes role.
Bayern Munich striker Ivica Olic is set to undergo knee surgery that will sideline the Croatian international for six months, the club said on Monday.
Wingers Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben usually carry Bayern Munich`s attacking threat but the German side can now add the energetic Ivica Olic to their list of potential match-winners.
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