France to face Croatia in Davis Cup final
France defeated Spain 3-2 while Croatia sent out the United States also 3-2 in the semifinals of this year’s Davis Cup competition. The matches were keenly contested affairs, which held over three days by tradition. France won the first match rubber (match) when Benoit Paire took out Pablo Carreno-Busta 7/5; 6/1; 6/0 in under two…
Croatia World Cup keeper Subasic retires
Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic announced his international retirement on Wednesday one month after starring in the World Cup final.
You may be irreplaceable but not indispensable!
“Be HUMBLE or you will STUMBLE”- Rick Warren The FIFA World Cup 2018 ended recently with France carrying the ‘Cup’ but Croatia carried the ‘World’. Though France won the Cup but Croatia won the hearts of many. With a population of 4,163,698 (approximately 4 million) as of Monday, July 16, 2018, based on the latest…
Croatians give heroes' welcome to World Cup squad
Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes' welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović: All Hail The Queen Of Hugs
Do you need a hug? Look no further than the Queen herself. Away from the trophy win at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, there was another spectacular series of events captured on camera and it was done by no other person that the Croatian president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović showed us she is definitely…
'Thank you, heroes' - press hail Croatia squad
Croatian media on Monday hailed their team as heroes after the small country's historic success in reaching the World Cup final where France beat them 4-2.
Wave of optimism sweeps France as World Cup unites nation
French fans dared to dream of a World Cup victory on Sunday as they prepared to watch the final on a sunny summer weekend after a tournament that has lifted spirits and led to a rare sense of national unity.
Croatia battles France for glory at World Cup grand finale
After 31 days of heart-thumping action across Russia, it all comes down to this day in Moscow, where Croatia will battle against France for the World Cup, won by Germany four years ago in Brazil.
What’s Croatia’s secret
On the morning after the night before, eyes learning to refocus again after giddily celebrating Croatia reaching a first World Cup final, Anita Sambol jumped into her car and made the 60 kilometre journey to Zagreb. She needed a passport. Urgently. She, like her country’s footballers, was on her way to Moscow for the World…
Goalless Giroud still a fixture in France's World Cup line-up
Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but his mere physical presence will guarantee the Chelsea forward a place in Sunday's final against Croatia. Think of France's attackers and the names Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann immediately come to mind, but Giroud has played every game in Russia,…