LUKA MODRIC RUMORS & GOSSIP

European tournament expansion: Smart decision by UEFA brass

When first announced, the expansion of the European soccer tournament field to 24 teams seemed like a poor decision. The European Championship is a tournament that holds a sort of prestige that many argue the World Cup has started to lack.  When the World Cup expanded from 24 to 32 teams in 1998, it brought with it a large amount of overmatched competition. Normally, as a tournament field...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Croatia sweating over Luka Modric fitness for Spain clash

Luka Modric's fitness remains a major concern for Croatia ahead of their crucial final Group D game against Spain.The Real Madrid midfielder was substituted after 62 minutes of his side's 2-2 draw against Czech Republic on Friday, a move which head coach Ante Cacic later attributed to tiredness and muscle tightness.Cacic was then forced to deny claims by the team doctor that Modric...
Via FOX Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Luka Modric volleys in Croatia’s first goal at EURO 2016

If Croatia is going to make an impact at this Summer’s EURO competition they’ll need big performances from some of their big names. Fortunately for Croatia, in their group D opening match against Turkey Luka Modric stepped up big in the first half. A poor clearance from the Turkey defense seemed to float in the air forever and gave Modric time to run in from midfield to meet...
Via 32 Flags
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Modric: Real Madrid will soon be back to their optimum level

Luka Modric says the Real Madrid have not been at their best in recent weeks, but insists they will get back to their top level. Slip ups against Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao have seen the world champions surrender their place at the top of La Liga to Barcelona, while they scraped through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite losing 4-3 to Schalke in midweek...
Via FOX Sports
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric targets Champions League return

Luka Modric hopes to return to Real Madrid's side in mid-February but insists he will not rush his comeback from a thigh injury. Modric injured a thigh muscle during Croatia's Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy in November, and was sent for surgery to repair the problem. The midfielder was expected to be out for three months, and wants to make sure he is fully fit before he returns...
Via FOX Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid midfielder Modric ruled out for three months

The Croatian Football Federation (CFF) has confirmed that Real Madrid star Luka Modric will be sidelined for three months with a thigh tear. The 29-year-old midfielder suffered the injury during the first half of Croatia's Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy on Sunday, which ended in a 1-1 draw, but the CFF insists the midfielder will not require surgery. "MRI scans in Madrid showed...
Via FOX Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brazil ’14: Recap from the first 3 days

La Cupo del Mundo is underway, and it’s been a sizzling start! Brazil’s win over Croatia in the opener was marked with controversy. Mostly about the way that announcer Ian Darke pronounces controversy. Not really. The scandal arose from the penalty Brazil won and converted to take a 2-1 lead over Croatia. It was a bad call, and realistically the first of many questionable ones...
Via isportsweb.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos Ties Champions League Final With Goal In Stoppage Time

Atlético Madrid defended wave after wave of Real Madrid attacking play in the second half of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final, but they couldn’t protect a 1-0 lead through 90 minutes as Los Blancos center back Sergio Ramos scored the equalizer off a corner kick in stoppage time. Ramos used his head to deflect Luka Modric’s corner kick to the bottom left corner of the...
Via NESN.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sergio Ramos’ Stunning Header To Tie Real-Atletico UFEA Final

Video of Sergio Ramos' stunning header from Luka Modric to tie the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Via Gamedayr
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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