Luka Modric (37), the greatest Croatian player ever, finished third in his last World Cup. However, Modric has no intention of taking off the national team uniform yet.
On the 18th (Korean time), Croatia held a match against Morocco for the 3rd and 4th place of the 2022 Qatar World Cup at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
On this day, Croatia defended their two goals in the first half and won 2-1. As a result, Croatia came in 3rd place in this competition following the 2nd place in the last competition.
Initially, this tournament was considered to be the last international tournament in which Modrić will play in Croatia. This is because of Modric’s age. He turns 38 in 2023.
However, after the third-place match against Morocco, Modrić revealed that he “plans to continue playing for the Croatia national football team”. dismissing rumors of retirement.
Modric then said, “I will participate in the UEFA Nations League, which will be held in 2023.” In other words, Modric will wear a Croatian uniform in 2023. 토토
In addition, if Modric shows good form in the Nations League, there is also a good chance of participating in Euro 2024. Modric turns 39 in 2024.
Modric was still active even at the age of 37. In the 3rd-4th place match against Morocco, he commanded Croatia’s midfield and made 62 passes. The success rate is a whopping 93%.
Modric is a Croatian living legend. He played 163 A matches and led the team to runner-up in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Modric won the Ballon d’Or in 2018. He is the only player who broke the Yanggang composition between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.