Luka Modric

Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo: Top 5 stars who will play their last FIFA World Cup- In Pics

Take a look at the TOP 5 football players who will play their last FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022.

Apr 05, 2022, 18:37 PM IST

Karim Benzema and Luka Modric score as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao to claim Super Cup title

Karim Benzema extended their lead in the second half with a penalty after the video assistant referee spotted a handball from Yeray Alvarez inside the area. 

Jan 17, 2022, 06:47 AM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid woes increase as 9 players test COVID-19 positive ahead of Bilbao clash

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has a huge task ahead the La Liga fixture against Athletic Bilboa as 8-9 players out due to Covid-19.

Dec 22, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid to host Cadiz amid COVID-19 trouble, 7 players test positive

Real Madrid will host Cadiz on Sunday (December 19), while fighting a COVID-19 situation in the squad with seven players tested positive.

Dec 17, 2021, 11:41 AM IST

Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Marcelo test positive for COVID-19

Real did not say if the two were suffering any symptoms, but that they have been moved into quarantine in line with Spain`s health protocol and will miss Sunday`s league game against Cadiz.

Dec 15, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

UEFA Euro 2020, Croatia vs Spain Live Streaming in India: Complete match details, preview and TV Channels

Croatia will need the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner Modric at his best, as winger Ivan Perisic was ruled out of the clash and possibly the rest of the tournament after testing positive for COVID-19 and going into a 10-day isolation.

Jun 28, 2021, 14:13 PM IST

UEFA Euro 2020 Last 16 preview: Trophy up for grabs as main contenders wobble

World champions France, meanwhile, are yet to catch fire and were involved in one of the shocks of the tournament when they drew 1-1 with Hungary, only for Group F rivals Germany to suffer even more against the minnows before snatching a 2-2 draw to sneak into the last 16 and avoid another major tournament humiliation.

Jun 25, 2021, 07:39 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo to Luka Modric: 5 footballers in last UEFA Euro Championships

The ongoing UEFA Euro Championships might be the last appearance in this tournament for some of the top footballers in the world. At 36 years of age, Cristiano Ronaldo is still creating waves in Euro 2020 -- both on and off the field. However, Ronaldo's Portugal team is on the brink of elimination in the 'Group of Death' if his side loses their final group game against France on Wednesday (June 23) night. Croatia's Luka Modric, former teammate of Ronaldo at Real Madrid, is also in his last Euro Championships and broke a big record on Tuesday (June 22) by becoming the oldest scorer for his national side. Here we take a look at five footballers, who might be taking part in their final UEFA Euro Championships. 

Jun 23, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

Euro 2020: Record-breaking Luka Modric leads Croatia into last 16

Croatia, lambasted by their own fans and media after their first two games, next face the runner-up of Group E – where Sweden, Slovakia, Spain and Poland are still jockeying for position – in Copenhagen on June 28.

Jun 23, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

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