Modric can’t wait to meet Argentina
Croatia Captain, Luka Modric, believes his team’s 2-0 defeat of Nigeria in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has shown that they have the quality to beat any team in Group D. An own goal by Oghenekaro Etebo and his strike from the penalty spot ensured Croatia recorded a win…
Who's saying what at the World Cup
AFP Sport looks at the best quotes from the second day of the World Cup which produced a thrilling 3-3 draw between Spain and Portugal: "For me the most important thing is to emphasise what the team did against one of the favourites to win this World Cup." -- Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't want to take…
Real Madrid's Luka Modric charged with false testimony
Real Madrid's Luka Modric was charged Friday with giving false testimony at the corruption trial of Dinamo Zagreb's powerful former chief Zdravko Mamic, prosecutors said.
Accused of fraud, Modric pays 1 million euros
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, accused of tax fraud, has paid Spanish fiscal authorities close to one million euros, a judicial source said Tuesday.
Real Madrid's Modric probed over false testimony
Croatian prosecutors said Monday they were opening an investigation into whether Real Madrid's Luka Modric gave false testimony at the trial of Dinamo Zagreb's powerful former boss, Zdravko Mamic.
Cup revenge on agenda for Real Madrid, Barca
Real Madrid hope to have Luka Modric and Marcelo back fit as they seek to exact revenge for their recent Copa del Rey elimination at the hands of Celta Vigo when they return to Balaidos on Sunday.
Subs rescue Czechs in flare-hit draw with Croatia
A 94th-minute penalty rescued a point for the Czech Republic in their dramatic 2-2 draw with Croatia as flares thrown onto the pitch marred Friday's Euro 2016 match.