Luka Modric: News

Croatian Footballer

Euro 2024: These midfielders could have massive impact

The 2024 edition of the UEFA European Championship starts from June 14 onward in Germany.

18 Apr 2024

Real Madrid

Real Madrid send holders Manchester City out of Champions League

Manchester City and Real Madrid were involved in a mouth-watering UEFA Champions League quarter-final second-leg clash at the Etihad.

26 Feb 2024

Real Madrid

La Liga 2023-24, Real Madrid pip Sevilla 1-0: Key stats

Real Madrid edged past Sevilla with a 1-0 win on matchday 26 of the 2023-24 La Liga. It was a very scrappy game as both teams canceled each other out until Luka Modric came up with a spectacular long-range effort to secure all three points for Los Blancos.

11 Jan 2024

Spanish Super Cup

Real Madrid reach 2023-24 Spanish Super Cup final: Key stats

Real Madrid thumped Atletico Madrid in a pulsating 2023-24 Spanish Super Cup clash to reach the final.

04 Jan 2024

Real Madrid

Real Madrid go 18 matches unbeaten in all competitions: Stats

Real Madrid beat Mallorca 1-0 on matchday 19 of the La Liga 2023-24 season. Antonio Rudiger scored for Real from a Luka Modric corner in the 78th minute.

18 Dec 2023

Real Madrid

La Liga 2023-24, Real Madrid humble Villarreal 4-1: Key stats

Real Madrid ran 4-1 winners against Villarreal on matchday 17 of the 2023-24 La Liga season.

29 Oct 2023

Real Madrid

Luka Modric completes 500 appearances for Real Madrid: Key stats

Luka Modric marked his 500th appearance for Real Madrid as they prevailed over FC Barcelona 2-1 on matchday 11 of the 2023-24 La Liga.

28 Oct 2023

EL Clasico

El Clasico: Real Madrid pip Barcelona 2-1 in La Liga

Jude Bellingham continued to excel in his debut season for Real Madrid, helping his side overcome Barcelona in the El Clasico.

27 Jun 2023

Real Madrid

Luka Modric extends contract with Real Madrid: Decoding his stats

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric signs a new contract with Spanish giants Real Madrid which will keep him in the Spanish capital until 2024.

23 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2022, Morocco hold Croatia 0-0: Key stats

Morocco and Croatia played out a 0-0 draw in their FIFA World Cup Group F opener on Wednesday at the Al Bayt Stadium.

12 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2022: Decoding the squad of Croatia

Croatia's head coach Zlatko Dalic named a 26-man squad for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

10 Nov 2022

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2022: Best midfielders to watch out for

Midfielders in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 will be pivotal in linking play between defense and attack.

21 Aug 2022

Real Madrid

La Liga 2022-23, Real Madrid hammer Celta Vigo: Key stats

Reigning La Liga champions Real Madrid thrashed Celta Vigo 4-1 in gameweek two of the 2022-23 season.

10 Jun 2022

Real Madrid

Decoding the 2022 summer transfer window plans of Real Madrid

Real Madrid had a stellar 2021-22 campaign, winning the Spanish Super Cup, La Liga, and the UEFA Champions League.

23 Jan 2022

Real Madrid

La Liga, Real Madrid 2-2 Elche: List of records broken

Real Madrid came from behind to draw 2-2 against Elche in La Liga.

17 Jan 2022

Real Madrid

Real beat Athletic to win Spanish Super Cup: Records broken

Luka Modric and Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid beat Athletic Club 2-0 to win the Spanish Super Cup.

30 May 2021

Football

Euro 2020: Decoding the squad of World Cup finalists Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2018 finalists Croatia will be hoping to make their presence felt in the upcoming European Championships.

22 Oct 2019

Real Madrid

A look at footballers shortlisted for Ballon d'Or 2019

The Ballon d'Or is the most prestigious football award a player could ever receive.

25 Feb 2019

Real Madrid

Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois voted 2018's best goalkeeper by IFFHS

Thibaut Courtois might not have seen his Real Madrid career start off the way he'd want to, but his performances in 2018 are still earning him accolades.

22 Feb 2019

Real Madrid

Real Madrid superstar Luka Modric to renew contract with club

Luka Modric was individually the most successful player of 2018.

15 Dec 2018

Real Madrid

Modric has harsh words for Messi-Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or ceremony absentees

Croatian midfielder Luka Modric, who managed to break Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's decade-long domination of football's top individual honor, the Ballon d'Or, is visibly livid with them for having given the award ceremony a miss.

04 Dec 2018

Real Madrid

Ballon d'Or: Analyzing why Luka Modric deserved the top award

The Ballon d'Or was awarded last night to Croatian captain Luka Modric amidst a lot of media leaks and speculations.

20 Nov 2018

Real Madrid

A media report drops massive Ballon d'Or hint, fans enraged

Ballon d'Or is the most prestigious individual honor in football, and fans look forward to finding out who will be crowned the best player in the world.

11 Nov 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo

Are Messi-Ronaldo almost out of 2018 Ballon d'Or race?

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the Ballon d'Or for a decade now, with these two winning the prestigious award five times each in the last 10 years.

06 Nov 2018

Football

This is what Fletcher thought about Paul Pogba

Former Manchester United player Darren Fletcher has opened up regarding his thoughts on superstar Paul Pogba.

17 Oct 2018

Real Madrid

Luka Modric picks his favorite to win the Ballon d'Or

Real Madrid mid-fielder and captain of the Croatian national team, Luka Modric, is the favorite to win the Ballon d'Or this term, breaking the decade-long dominance of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

25 Sep 2018

Football

Four most controversial decisions made at The Best FIFA Awards

Last night, all the stars of the footballing world descended on London as FIFA celebrated the best players, coaches, and the team of the year.

25 Sep 2018

Real Madrid

The Best FIFA Awards: Here's the complete list of winners

The much-awaited winners of The Best FIFA Football Awards have finally been declared.

22 Sep 2018

UEFA Champions League

Messi to attend The Best FIFA Football Awards despite snub

Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is set to attend The Best FIFA Football Awards, that will be held on Monday in London.

21 Sep 2018

Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager Lopetegui backs Modric to win individual prizes

After Cristiano Ronaldo bid adieu to the Spanish club and chose Turin as his new home, Real Madrid have been pushing Luka Modric as their candidate for the top individual awards in football.

09 Sep 2018

Real Madrid

#HappyBirthday: Modric's journey from a war to World Cup final

Today is the birthday of one of the greatest footballers of our times, a player who grew up amidst a civil war and single-handedly guided his team to the World Cup final.

06 Sep 2018

France

I deserve the Ballon d'Or: Antoine Griezmann

France and Atletico Madrid forward, Antoine Griezmann, has opened up about the possibility of him winning the Ballon d'Or.

04 Sep 2018

UEFA Champions League

FIFA Awards: Ronaldo, Modric, Salah nominated but Messi snubbed

Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah and Luka Modric have been nominated for the FIFA Men's Player of The Year award.

31 Aug 2018

Russia News

Luka Modric wins UEFA Men's Player of the Year award

Croatian captain and Real Madrid mid-fielder, Luka Modric, has been declared the Player of the Year by UEFA.

21 Aug 2018

Football

UEFA Awards: Ronaldo, Modric and Salah in three-man shortlist

On Monday, UEFA, the governing body of football in Europe, declared its three-man shortlist for the Player of The Year award.

18 Aug 2018

Real Madrid

Inter Milan to sue La Liga President over Modric comments

As per media reports, Italian football giants, Inter Milan, are planning to sue La Liga President, Javier Tebas.

11 Aug 2018

Real Madrid

Know why Luka Modric will stay at Real Madrid

There is some great news for Real Madrid fans as far as star mid-fielder Luka Modric is concerned.

03 Aug 2018

Real Madrid

Real Madrid are demanding £670 mn for Modric

Real Madrid may have allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the Bernabeu for Juventus, but they are in no mood to let go Luka Modric.

20 Jul 2018

Football

Football: 5 best mid-fielders in the world

Mid-fielders played a commanding role at the recently concluded FIFA World Cup 2018 with Croatia's Luka Modric winning the Golden Ball award.

17 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2018: Best XI

The FIFA World Cup is a stage where nothing can be taken for granted and the team that finally triumphs makes a place among the pantheons of great.

16 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

Who were the individual award winners at 2018 World Cup?

After 32 days of action, the 2018 World Cup came to an end on Sunday with France being crowned champions of the world.

13 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2018: Can Croatia overcome France in final?

France and Croatia are all set to fight it out on Sunday for the coveted FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy.

12 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: 5 things to know about Croatia

With the World Cup coming to an end, the mercurial rise of this Croatian team has come as a beautiful surprise for football fans.

07 Jul 2018

Football

Players to watch out for in Saturday's crunch quarter-final games

The quarters battle started on Friday with France defeating Uruguay 2-0.

01 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

Croatia vs Denmark: How to pick the winning Fantasy XI?

Croatia take on Denmark in a crunch round of 16 encounter in Sunday's second match at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.

01 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup

Croatia and Denmark to fight for a spot in quarter-final

Luka Modric's Croatia will take on Denmark in the round of 16 encounter at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

21 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup: Argentina vs Croatia Preview

Lionel Messi's Argentina will take on Croatia in a crucial World Cup Group D encounter.

17 Jun 2018

FIFA World Cup

Five players who might be playing their last World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is in full swing with some of the world's finest footballers in action.

03 Mar 2018

Real Madrid

Croatian football captain Luka Modric charged with false testimony

Trouble continues to mount for Croatian captain and Real Madrid ace midfielder Luka Modric, as Croatia's state attorney has charged the footballer with giving false testimony in a criminal trial.