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Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has become a household name in the game of football and his generation The Croatian captain is a gifted midfielder with his wide range of vision and incredible passing ability. The former Spurs playmaker has been the bedrock of Madrid’s success in the middle of the park alongside Toni Kroos. The duo played an immense role in Los Blancos three consecutive Champions League titles. But there is one aspect of his game that makes him a complete midfielder and that is the art of goalscoring. His contributions at the World Cup helped Croatia to their …

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Mario Mandzukic retires from international duty

Mario Mandzukic retires from international duty

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football Mandzukic,32, was an integral part of the Croatia team that reached the nation’s first World Cup final this summer. He scored the winning goal that sent Croatia to their first World Cup final. However, Les Bleus were too strong for them in the finals as they lost 4-2. “As much as the silver fills me with new energy, it makes it easier to make this impossible decision,” he said. “This month, as well as the arrival home, will remain the most important memory of my career. “It was the most …

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England to put up a brave display against Belgium

England to put up a brave display against Belgium

The Three Lions are set to put their demoralizing defeat to Croatia aside when they face the Red Devils of Belgium in the third-place play-off in Russia. Mario Manduzukic’s extra-time winner ended England’s hope of securing the World Cup title since 1966. However, the physically and emotionally drained Three Lions are hoping for a final flourish when they confront Belgium in St Petersburg on Saturday. Manager Gareth Southgate shared his thoughts ahead of the showdown against Roberto Martinez lads saying “The honest thing is it’s not a game any team wants to play in. “We have two days to prepare. We will …

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World Cup Recap: Croatia set up Q/final date with Russia

World Cup Recap: Croatia set up Q/final date with Russia

The round of 16 fixtures on matchday 17 went to another crescendo with both games needing spot kicks to decide who qualifies for the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Spain paid for their lack of creativity in front of goal as they were punished via the spot kicks by a tactically sound Russian team. In the other all European affair between Denmark and Croatia, both sides started on a flyer by canceling each other out in the opening 10 minutes only for the game to drag on to extra-time before ending in a grueling penalty kick. RUSSIA 1 SPAIN 1 …

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Argentina set up France meeting after leaving it late

Argentina set up France meeting after leaving it late

Argentina stepped up their game in the final group fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria to book a place in the round of 16 courtesy of a 2-1 win. Lionel Messi once again weaved his magic by putting the South Americans in the driving seat in the 14th minute of the game. After the break, the former African Champions leveled the game from the spot thanks to Victor Moses. The Argentines looked like they were on the way out of the competition until Man United’s defender Marcos Rojo secured the winning goal in the 88th minute of the game to …

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Argentina set up France meeting after leaving it late

Argentina set up France meeting after leaving it late

Argentina stepped up their game in the final group fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria to book a place in the round of 16 courtesy of a 2-1 win. Lionel Messi once again weaved his magic by putting the South Americans in the driving seat in the 14th minute of the game. After the break, the former African Champions leveled the game from the spot thanks to Victor Moses. The Argentines looked like they were on the way out of the competition until Man United’s defender Marcos Rojo secured the winning goal in the 88th minute of the game to …

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Croatia will defeat Messi-dependent Argentina- Kovacic

Croatia will defeat Messi-dependent Argentina- Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic is optimistic Croatia can beat tournament favorites Argentina ahead of their second group D encounter because they are a better team than the two-time World Cup winners. The two teams heavily tipped to progress from the group stages according to pundits meet on Thursday, with the Albiceleste suffering a significant setback against Iceland in the first group game that ended in a stalemate, while Croatia cruised to a 2-0 win over Nigeria. Croatia who made their World Cup debut in France 98′ and ended up in the semi-finals, will fancy their chances against Jorge Sampaoli’s men and a …

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Maradona lambasts Jorge Sampaoli after Argentina stalemate

Maradona lambasts Jorge Sampaoli after Argentina stalemate

Jorge Sampaoli has come under intense scrutiny following their draw against Iceland. One man that was not left out in the attack was legendary figure Diego Maradona who heavily criticised the manager for his tactics. The two-time World Cup winners could only muster a point against the World Cup debutants in their first group game contrary to the bookmakers that predicted a flying start for the South American side. Man City striker Aguero fired his team to an early lead before Iceland leveled up via a goalmouth scramble thanks to Alfred Finngobosan’s strike. Jorge Sampaoli’s men upped their game in the …

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Portugal Vs Croatia Preview, TV Channels, Head to Head, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal Vs Croatia Preview, TV Channels, Head to Head, Live Stream and Commentary

Portugal will face Croatia in the first game of Knock out phase at Stade Bollaert-Delelis this Saturday night. Portugal managed to get out of group stage after a dramatic draw against Hungary in their last match of group stage. Cristiano Ronaldo finally broke his barren run of goals by netting twice but his team has to show something special performance if they have to beat Croatia in their next match. On the other side, Croatia has been superb in this tournament. They defy their odds by beating Spain 2-1 in the final group stage match and emerged as a winners. …

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Turkey Vs Croatia Preview,Time,Telecast Channels,Live Stream and Commentary

Turkey Vs Croatia Preview,Time,Telecast Channels,Live Stream and Commentary

Turkey and Croatia face each other in what should be mouth-watering clash at Parc des Princes on Sunday. After failing to qualify for last edition of Euro 2012 competition, Turkey are back and is hoping that they can repeat their semifinal finish during the 2008. Knowing that Spain will be hard to beat in the group stage, both sides will be looking to win this game knowing that any slip in the opening match might hurt them to get out of group stage. Croatia had a brilliant Euro preparation and will come into this match from a 10-0 thumping victory …

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Euro 2016 Top 10 Teams To Win European Championship

Euro 2016 Top 10 Teams To Win European Championship

With still more than 3 weeks to go for the start of the UEFA Euro 2016 finals, the tournament fever has already seemed to catch up to the fans and that too not just in Europe but around the world as well! As always the tournaments popularity has only grown and this time around it seems to be bigger than ever before. With more than just a couple of surprises and underdogs entering the stage with some mouthwatering potential, the fans would once again be treated to their phenomenal stars and their incredible talents too.

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Argentina vs Croatia 2-1 Full Highlights Video of Friendly Match

Argentina vs Croatia 2-1 Full Highlights Video of Friendly Match

Argentina come from behind to beat Croatia by 2-1 in their last international friendly match on 12 November 2014. The South American team squad struggled to win over Croatia & thanks to goals from Ansaldi and captain Lionel Messi who scored one goals each. The match was played at Upton Park, London, England where Argentina entertained people a lot. It was penalty that saved Argentina from draw, but overall it was a great game to watch that came to an end with 2-1 victory for Argentina. Check out the video highlights of Argentina vs Croatia of last friendly match right …

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Argentina vs Croatia Free Live Streaming [International Friendly]

Argentina vs Croatia Free Live Streaming [International Friendly]

Watch Argentina vs Croatia International Friendly Match Online Vice champions of World Cup are all set to face Croatia in an international friendly game that is to be played in London. Here is the procedure to watch Argentina vs Croatia free live streaming. The friendly match will start at on 12 November at 7:30pm [GMT]. It will be a good test for Argentina’s new coach Gerard Martino after resign from Spanish club Barcelona. Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain are most likely to be included in starting XI with Angel Di Maria. There are no confirmations about the appearance of Manchester …

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Watch Online Brazil Vs Croatia FIFA World Cup Free Live Streaming

Watch Online Brazil Vs Croatia FIFA World Cup Free Live Streaming

Watch the live streaming of first match of FIFA World Cup 2014 between Brazil & Croatia for free. The very first match between these 2 top teams is scheduled to be played at Arena Fonte Nova which is located in Salvador. Before this game, there will be a grand opening ceremony at same stadium. On first match day, only one match will be played which will begin at 16:00 on Thursday. Detail for Online watch of 2014 FIFA World Cup is given below.

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Brazil vs Croatia 2014 World Cup Preview & Prediction

Brazil vs Croatia 2014 World Cup Preview & Prediction

Brazil is waiting for the first match of 2014 FIFA World Cup which will be played between Brazil & Croatia at Arena Corinthians located in Sao Paulo. The very first game will be played just after the opening ceremony of Brazil Summer World Cup. This match is scheduled to be playedn on 12th of June at 21:00 according to GMT. Check out the match preview & prediction of Brazil vs Croatia.

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