Luka Modric

Real Madrid's increasing injury list bothers manager Zinedine Zidane

Following tests carried out by Real Madrid Medical Services on Tuesday, Ferland Mendy was found with an abductor muscle injury in his left leg.

Sep 24, 2019, 21:47 PM IST

La Liga: Luka Modric thigh problem adds to Real Madrid injury crisis

Modric`s injury takes Madrid`s list of injured players up to eight ahead of Saturday`s game at home to Levante, while Gareth Bale is also suspended after getting sent off in last week`s 2-2 draw at Villarreal.

Sep 12, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi nominated for FIFA Best Men's Player award

Ronaldo has won the FIFA Best Men`s Player award two times and the Portugal striker will be looking to reclaim the award from the last time winner Croatia`s Luka Modric.

Aug 01, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Real Madrid failed to fill Cristiano Ronaldo void: Midfielder Luka Modric

Ronaldo, the European champions' all-time top scorer, left in July to join Juventus and Madrid signed young attackers Vinicius Junior and Mariano Diaz.

Mar 05, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Luka Modric expresses desire to retire at Real Madrid

The comment comes amid reports stating that Modric is likely to make a move to Serie A side Inter Milan.

Dec 04, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Luka Modric breaks Messi-Ronaldo dominance to win 2018 Ballon d'Or

Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was previously player of the tournament after his national side finished second best in the FIFA World Cup.

Dec 04, 2018, 08:59 AM IST

Croatia court drops false testimony charges against Luka Modric

A Croatian appeals court rejected a request by prosecutors to have charges reinstated against the Croatian international midfielder that had been thrown out by a lower court.

Dec 04, 2018, 00:14 AM IST

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric never thought Zidane, Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid

Zidane stepped down as coach after leading the club to three consecutive Champions League titles, while Ronaldo ended his nine-year association with Madrid when he joined Juventus in July. 

Oct 16, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Football: Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric still working towards peak fitness after draining season

Modric played a major role in Croatia`s run to the World Cup final in Russia, where they were beaten by France

Sep 28, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

FIFA Football Awards: Can Luka Modric win the Best Men's Player of 2018 award?

The contest will be all the more interesting considering the surprise omission of Argentinian striker Lionel Messi who has been a part of the nominees since 2006. 

Sep 24, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

UEFA Nations League: Spain hand Croatia worst-ever defeat, maul World Cup runners-up 6-0

Spain on Tuesday handed World Cup runners-up Croatia their biggest ever defeat after a 6-0 rout in the Nations League group match in Elche, Spain.

Sep 12, 2018, 14:24 PM IST

Ronaldo, Modric and Salah on FIFA player of the year shortlist

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, France coach Didier Deschamps and Croatia`s Zlatko Dalic were on the shortlist for coach of the year award.

Sep 03, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

Sanduic for Modric: Amul's unique tribute to Croatia's 'Golden Ball' winner of FIFA World Cup 2018

Celebrating Modric's performance, Amul cooperative's official Twitter handle shared a wonderful cartoon captioning '#Amul Topical: Croatian captain wins Golden Ball, best player of FIFA 2018!' and it is too cute to miss.

Jul 19, 2018, 22:53 PM IST

Croatia fly flags for first-ever World Cup finalists

With a population of just over four million, Croatia punched considerably above their weight to reach the final, going down gallantly at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 


Jul 16, 2018, 18:50 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia fans eclipse low-key French in final build-up

With four hours to go until kickoff Croatian fans in the centre of Moscow appeared to out-number their more low-key French counterparts. 


Jul 15, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

France vs Croatia head-to-head matchups that could decide the FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Key head-to-head matchups that could decide Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia:

Jul 15, 2018, 11:08 AM IST

Croatia's road to FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Croatia’s road to Sunday’s World Cup final, where they will play France for a chance to lift the trophy for the first time:

Jul 15, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals: Croatia vs England - See pics

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures.

Jul 14, 2018, 22:13 PM IST

Croatia at FIFA World Cup 2018 much more than Luka Modric magic

While Modric may be a worthy contender for Footballer of the Year, his team`s quick switch in tactics during their World Cup semi-final against England shows that danger lurks around every corner playing against this Croatia squad.

Jul 13, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinals: Croatia vs England - As it happened

England looked on course to book a spot in the title clash but Croatia equalised in the 68th minute to send the match into extra time. In the end, Mario Mandzukic's netted one at extra time to seal the match for Croatia. 

Jul 11, 2018, 23:14 PM IST