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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso looks from the bench ahead of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and AC Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia. The bearded Gattuso is getting compliments as a coach as his rejuvenated Milan side has climbed up to seventh in the table, sparking talk it could still sneak into the Champions League. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, files)
Gattuso: AC Milan is not like Brad Pitt, we're ugly
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso looks from the bench ahead of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and AC Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia. The bearded Gattuso is getting compliments as a coach as his rejuvenated Milan side has climbed up to seventh in the table, sparking talk it could still sneak into the Champions League. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, files)
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
Siasia: Mikel is as good as Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
Siasia: Mikel is as good as Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
Siasia: Mikel is as good as Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic
The former Super Eagles forward made a bold comparison between the former Chelsea player and the two Croatia midfielders ahead of the World Cup
El Tri will take on a second European side in March, with the contest taking place at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys
Mexico to play Croatia in second March friendly match
El Tri will take on a second European side in March, with the contest taking place at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys
The La Liga outfit have announced a renewal with the Croatia international full-back which will keep him in the Spanish capital for another four years
Vrsaljko signs Atletico Madrid contract extension to 2022
The La Liga outfit have announced a renewal with the Croatia international full-back which will keep him in the Spanish capital for another four years
The former Tottenham Hotspur defender believes a positive result against the Super Eagles would likely determine their fate in Russia
Nigeria tie 'toughest' for Croatia - Vedran Corluka
The former Tottenham Hotspur defender believes a positive result against the Super Eagles would likely determine their fate in Russia
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
England drawn alongside Croatia and Spain for inaugural Uefa Nations League
Soccer Football - UEFA Nations League Group Draw - Lausanne, Switzerland - January 24, 2018 Deco draws Croatia in group 4, league A REUTERS/Pierre Albouy
UEFA Nations League Group Draw
Soccer Football - UEFA Nations League Group Draw - Lausanne, Switzerland - January 24, 2018 Deco draws Croatia in group 4, league A REUTERS/Pierre Albouy
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw - England drawn alongside Spain and Croatia in Group four of League A
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
Uefa Nations League draw in full: England in Group A4 with Spain and Croatia
The Barcelona star will face his club colleague at the World Cup, but does not think the Argentina star will be overly concerned about the clash
Rakitic: I don't think Messi will be nervous about Croatia
The Barcelona star will face his club colleague at the World Cup, but does not think the Argentina star will be overly concerned about the clash
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 file photo, Azerbaijan's head coach Robert Prosinecki speaks to the media during a press conference at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. Former Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Robert Prosinecki has been hired to coach the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team, it was announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Prosinecki spent the past three years coaching Azerbaijans national team. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file)
Croatia great Prosinecki to coach Bosnian national team
FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 file photo, Azerbaijan's head coach Robert Prosinecki speaks to the media during a press conference at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. Former Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Robert Prosinecki has been hired to coach the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team, it was announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Prosinecki spent the past three years coaching Azerbaijans national team. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file)
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
Dado Prso trolls England: They'll do nothing at the World Cup, as always
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
Dado Prso trolls England: They'll do nothing at the World Cup, as always
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
Dado Prso trolls England: They'll do nothing at the World Cup, as always
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
Dado Prso trolls England: They'll do nothing at the World Cup, as always
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
Dado Prso trolls England: They'll do nothing at the World Cup, as always
The former Croatia international striker expects the Three Lions to flop in Russia, while he has also had his say on Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe
The Croatia international is again attracting lucrative interest from the Chinese Super League but he has no intention of leaving Turin
Hebei China Fortune want Juventus striker Mandzukic
The Croatia international is again attracting lucrative interest from the Chinese Super League but he has no intention of leaving Turin
The Croatia international is again attracting lucrative interest from the Chinese Super League but he has no intention of leaving Turin
Hebei China Fortune want Juventus striker Mandzukic
The Croatia international is again attracting lucrative interest from the Chinese Super League but he has no intention of leaving Turin
The former West Ham United manager would have loved for his country not to start their campaign against the Super Eagles
Nigeria match the most difficult for Croatia - Slaven Bilic
The former West Ham United manager would have loved for his country not to start their campaign against the Super Eagles
FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Czech Republic v Croatia - EURO 2016 - Group D - Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne, France - June 17, 2016. Czech Republic's Tomas Rosicky celebrates at the end of the match. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff Livepic/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Czech Republic v Croatia - EURO 2016
FILE PHOTO: Football Soccer - Czech Republic v Croatia - EURO 2016 - Group D - Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Etienne, France - June 17, 2016. Czech Republic's Tomas Rosicky celebrates at the end of the match. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff Livepic/File Photo
Czech Republic's Tomas Rosicky celebrates at the end of the match. REUTERS/Jason
Czech Republic v Croatia - EURO 2016 - Group D
Czech Republic's Tomas Rosicky celebrates at the end of the match. REUTERS/Jason
The Rossoneri boss was left fuming after they went down in Croatia, even though the side sealed qualification to the last 32 as group winners
Gattuso slams fragile Milan's 'embarrassing' Europa League defeat
The Rossoneri boss was left fuming after they went down in Croatia, even though the side sealed qualification to the last 32 as group winners
Milan's Patrick Cutrone, top, jumps over Rijeka's Dario Zuparic during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League
Milan's Patrick Cutrone, top, jumps over Rijeka's Dario Zuparic during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Milan's Andre Silva, right, walks past jubilating Rijeka players at the end of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League
Milan's Andre Silva, right, walks past jubilating Rijeka players at the end of the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Milan's Davide Calabria reacts during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League
Milan's Davide Calabria reacts during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Rijeka supporters ignite flares during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Copenhagen, Lokomotiv and AEK advance in Europa League
Rijeka supporters ignite flares during the group D Europa League soccer match between Rijeka and Milan, at the Rujevica stadium in Rijeka, Croatia, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Marco Storari, Gabriel Paletta and Lucas Biglia look dejected after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Marco Storari, Gabriel Paletta and Lucas Biglia look dejected after the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Fans with flares during the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Fans with flares during the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka’s Mario Gavranovic celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 Rijeka’s Mario Gavranovic celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan players pose for a team group photo before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan players pose for a team group photo before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli in action with Rijeka’s Domagoj Pavicic REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli in action with Rijeka’s Domagoj Pavicic REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan
Soccer Football - Europa League - HNK Rijeka vs AC Milan - Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia - December 7, 2017 AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso before the match REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Handler of the Fiery Ones believes the Super Eagles will pose a big challenge for his side, hence they must do all it takes
Croatia’s Zlatko Dalic wary of ‘unknown and young’ Nigeria
Handler of the Fiery Ones believes the Super Eagles will pose a big challenge for his side, hence they must do all it takes
Lionel Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric in the 2018 World Cup Draw (AFP Photo/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV)
Lionel Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric in the 2018 World Cup Draw
Lionel Messi and 2014 finalists Argentina were placed alongside a Croatia featuring Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic and Real Madrid's Luka Modric in the 2018 World Cup Draw (AFP Photo/Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV)

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