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The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
How Fran Karacic ended up playing for the Socceroos
The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
How Fran Karacic ended up playing for the Socceroos
The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
How Fran Karacic ended up playing for the Socceroos
The defender has strong ties with Croatia but is on the verge of representing Australia on the biggest stage
Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training - Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens, Greece - Novemeber 11, 2017 Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic during training REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training
Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training - Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens, Greece - Novemeber 11, 2017 Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic during training REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training - Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens, Greece - Novemeber 11, 2017 Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic during training REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training
Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Croatia Training - Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens, Greece - Novemeber 11, 2017 Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic during training REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
The 2018 Fifa World Cup Group D foes were motionless in the recent world ranking released by the world football ruling body on Thursday
Nigeria, Argentina, Croatia & Iceland stagnant in May Fifa ranking
The 2018 Fifa World Cup Group D foes were motionless in the recent world ranking released by the world football ruling body on Thursday
Ahead of his side's World Cup matchup against Argentina, the 51-year-old manager sounded out a warning
'Best in the world' Messi cannot be stopped, says Croatia's Dalic
Ahead of his side's World Cup matchup against Argentina, the 51-year-old manager sounded out a warning
Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield
Neymar set to return from injury against Croatia
Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, right and Luka Modric embrace after Bale scored his side's 2nd goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Modric, Rakitic headline Croatia's preliminary WCup squad
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, right and Luka Modric embrace after Bale scored his side's 2nd goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Juventus' Mario Mandzukic heads the ball next to teammate Alex Sandro, during a Serie A soccer match between Roma and Juventus, at the Rome Olympic stadium, Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Modric, Rakitic headline Croatia's preliminary WCup squad
Juventus' Mario Mandzukic heads the ball next to teammate Alex Sandro, during a Serie A soccer match between Roma and Juventus, at the Rome Olympic stadium, Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Referee Cuneyt Cakir speaks with Real Madrid's Luka Modric during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Modric, Rakitic headline Croatia's preliminary WCup squad
Referee Cuneyt Cakir speaks with Real Madrid's Luka Modric during the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and FC Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
The Real Madrid and Barcelona stars will battle for a place in the Blazer’s squad for the football competition which kicks off in June
Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic make Croatia’s World Cup preliminary squad
The Real Madrid and Barcelona stars will battle for a place in the Blazer’s squad for the football competition which kicks off in June
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
WORLD CUP: Tactical tinkering unsettling Mexico players
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico forward Javier Hernandez jogs across the field talking to an official, not pictured, during a international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
WORLD CUP: Tactical tinkering unsettling Mexico players
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico forward Javier Hernandez jogs across the field talking to an official, not pictured, during a international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes a save a shot by Croatia in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
WORLD CUP: Tactical tinkering unsettling Mexico players
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa makes a save a shot by Croatia in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico forward Raul Jimenez handles the ball during a international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
WORLD CUP: Tactical tinkering unsettling Mexico players
In this image taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Mexico forward Raul Jimenez handles the ball during a international friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson, left, is challenged by Croatia's Vedran Corluka during the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Iceland, at Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, Croatia. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
WORLD CUP: Tiny Iceland continues to live the dream
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Iceland's Aron Gunnarsson, left, is challenged by Croatia's Vedran Corluka during the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Iceland, at Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, Croatia. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
In this Photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, foreground, leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernandez, right, gives chase during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
In this Photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, foreground, leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernandez, right, gives chase during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
FILE - In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 filer, m Croatia's Ivan Perisic controls the ball during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Croatia and Portugal at the Bollaert stadium in Lens, France. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 filer, m Croatia's Ivan Perisic controls the ball during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Croatia and Portugal at the Bollaert stadium in Lens, France. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic watches play during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
FILE - In this Friday, June 17, 2016 filer, Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic kicks the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between the Czech Republic and Croatia at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this Friday, June 17, 2016 filer, Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic kicks the ball during the Euro 2016 Group D soccer match between the Czech Republic and Croatia at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the starters for Croatia pose for a photo before an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the starters for Croatia pose for a photo before an international friendly soccer match against Mexico in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic makes a pass under pressure from Mexico midfielder Rodolfo Pizarro, left, during a international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
WORLD CUP: Star-studded Croatia has potential to shine
FILE - In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic makes a pass under pressure from Mexico midfielder Rodolfo Pizarro, left, during a international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Jurgen Klopp says he does not yet know the extent of an injury suffered by the Croatia international defender during a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth
Liverpool face anxious wait on Lovren news after untimely knock
Jurgen Klopp says he does not yet know the extent of an injury suffered by the Croatia international defender during a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
Nigeria v Croatia in Kaliningrad: Win a trip to Russia with Coca Cola
Gernot Rohr's men would aspire to begin their World Cup campaign on a winning note when they face the Europeans who are making their fourth appearance
PBX21. Carson (United States), 31/03/2018.- Los Angeles Galaxy Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden (R) and Los Angeles Football Club Dejan Jakovic of Croatia (L) greet each other in second half action at StubHub Center in Carson, California, USA 31 March 2018. Ibrahimovic made two goals including the game-winner in his Los Angeles Galaxy debut. (Croacia, Suecia, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/PAUL BUCK
PBX21. Carson (United States), 31/03/2018.- Los Angeles Galaxy Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden (R) and Los Angeles Football Club Dejan Jakovic of Croatia (L) greet each other in second half action at StubHub Center in Carson, California, USA 31 March 2018. Ibrahimovic made two goals including the game-winner in his Los Angeles Galaxy debut. (Croacia, Suecia, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/PAUL BUCK
PBX21. Carson (United States), 31/03/2018.- Los Angeles Galaxy Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden (R) and Los Angeles Football Club Dejan Jakovic of Croatia (L) greet each other in second half action at StubHub Center in Carson, California, USA 31 March 2018. Ibrahimovic made two goals including the game-winner in his Los Angeles Galaxy debut. (Croacia, Suecia, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/PAUL BUCK
Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric (9) and Mexico midfielder Hirving Lozano (8) compete for control of the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric (9) and Mexico midfielder Hirving Lozano (8) compete for control of the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic (7) leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernndez (24) gives chase in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic (7) leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernndez (24) gives chase in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) shouts in the direction of an official after an attack on the Croatia goal in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) shouts in the direction of an official after an attack on the Croatia goal in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico defender Hugo Ayala (4) defends as Croatia defender Vedran Corluka (5) heads to ball at the net off a corner kick in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The shot by Corluka did not score. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico defender Hugo Ayala (4) defends as Croatia defender Vedran Corluka (5) heads to ball at the net off a corner kick in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The shot by Corluka did not score. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
A member of the staff checks on Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) after Araujo suffered a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
A member of the staff checks on Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) after Araujo suffered a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) passes the ball back to the goalie in the first half of a friendly soccer match as Croatia forward Ante Rebic (18) watches in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) passes the ball back to the goalie in the first half of a friendly soccer match as Croatia forward Ante Rebic (18) watches in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) passes the ball back to the goalie in the first half of a friendly soccer match as Croatia forward Ante Rebic (18) watches in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) passes the ball back to the goalie in the first half of a friendly soccer match as Croatia forward Ante Rebic (18) watches in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nestor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury during the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nestor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury during the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nestor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury during the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nestor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury during the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Carlos Vela, front, and Croatia forward Josip Pivaric, rear, compete for control of the ball in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Carlos Vela, front, and Croatia forward Josip Pivaric, rear, compete for control of the ball in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - A member of the staff checks on Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) after Araujo suffered a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - A member of the staff checks on Mexico defender Nstor Araujo (2) after Araujo suffered a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico defender Hugo Ayala (4) defends as Croatia defender Vedran Corluka (5) heads to ball at the net off a corner kick in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. The shot by Corluka did not score. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico defender Hugo Ayala (4) defends as Croatia defender Vedran Corluka (5) heads to ball at the net off a corner kick in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. The shot by Corluka did not score. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nstor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) talks to defender Nstor Araujo as he is carried off the field after suffering a leg injury in the first half of a friendly soccer match against Croatia in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) shouts in the direction of an official after an attack on the Croatia goal in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Javier Hernandez (14) shouts in the direction of an official after an attack on the Croatia goal in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric (9) and Mexico midfielder Hirving Lozano (8) compete for control of the ball in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric (9) and Mexico midfielder Hirving Lozano (8) compete for control of the ball in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Croatia forward Ante Rebic, right, chases after a loose ball in front of Mexico defender Diego Reyes (5) during the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Croatia forward Ante Rebic, right, chases after a loose ball in front of Mexico defender Diego Reyes (5) during the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic (7) leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernandez (24) gives chase during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic (7) leads an attack as Mexico midfielder Jorge Hernandez (24) gives chase during the first half of an international friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Croatia forward Ante Rebic, right, chases after a loose ball in front of Mexico defender Diego Reyes (5) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Croatia forward Ante Rebic, right, chases after a loose ball in front of Mexico defender Diego Reyes (5) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico forward Carlos Vela controls the ball in front of Croatia forward Josip Pivaric (22) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico forward Carlos Vela controls the ball in front of Croatia forward Josip Pivaric (22) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Mexico forward Carlos Vela, front, and Croatia forward Josip Pivaric, rear, compete for control of the ball in thee first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
Mexico forward Carlos Vela, front, and Croatia forward Josip Pivaric, rear, compete for control of the ball in thee first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Carlos Vela controls the ball in front of Croatia forward Josip Pivaric (22) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Rakitic's penalty kick in 2nd half lifts Croatia past Mexico
CORRECTS DATE OF PHOTO - Mexico forward Carlos Vela controls the ball in front of Croatia forward Josip Pivaric (22) in the first half of a friendly soccer match in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Tin Jedvaj #13 of Croatia hug after the 1-0 win over Mexico in an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Tin Jedvaj #13 of Croatia hug after the 1-0 win over Mexico in an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hector Moreno #15 of Mexico goes to kick the ball during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hector Moreno #15 of Mexico goes to kick the ball during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic #12 of Croatia watches the ball after knocking away a shot by Mexico in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic #12 of Croatia watches the ball after knocking away a shot by Mexico in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico pursue the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico pursue the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Raul Jimenez #9 of Mexico and Marko Rog #15 of Croatia battle for the ball in the second half of an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Raul Jimenez #9 of Mexico and Marko Rog #15 of Croatia battle for the ball in the second half of an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia challenges Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia challenges Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric #24 of Croatia pursue Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico in the second half of an internatonal friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric #24 of Croatia pursue Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico in the second half of an internatonal friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico gets tripped up by Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric #24 of Croatia in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico gets tripped up by Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric #24 of Croatia in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric challenge Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Filip Bradaric challenge Hirving Lozano #8 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an intetnational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Croatia celebrates a goal by Ivan Rakitic of Croatia on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly match agaisnt Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Croatia celebrates a goal by Ivan Rakitic of Croatia on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly match agaisnt Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia scores against goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia scores against goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia scores against goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia scores against goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico on a penalty kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Milan Badelj #19 of Croatia challenges Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Milan Badelj #19 of Croatia challenges Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico for the ball in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Milan Badelj #19 of Croatia attmept to get the ball away from Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico in the second half of an international soccer friendly match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Milan Badelj #19 of Croatia attmept to get the ball away from Carlos Vela #11 of Mexico in the second half of an international soccer friendly match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico and Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia fight for the corner kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico and Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia fight for the corner kick in the second half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico defends as Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia tries to set up a shot in an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico defends as Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia tries to set up a shot in an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico challenges Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia as he attempts a shot on goal in the first half of an internationial friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico challenges Ante Rebic #18 of Croatia as he attempts a shot on goal in the first half of an internationial friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico reacts to the referee after a play during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico reacts to the referee after a play during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Mateo Kovacic #8 of Croatia tries to control the ball during an international friendly soccet match against Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Mateo Kovacic #8 of Croatia tries to control the ball during an international friendly soccet match against Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico and Hugo Ayala #4 of Mexico compete for the corner kick shot agaisnt Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Verdan Corluka #5 of Croatia the first half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Diego Reyes #5 of Mexico and Hugo Ayala #4 of Mexico compete for the corner kick shot agaisnt Domagoj Vida #21 of Croatia and Verdan Corluka #5 of Croatia the first half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico heads the ball away from Croatia in an intetnational friendly soccet match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Javier Hernandez #14 of Mexico heads the ball away from Croatia in an intetnational friendly soccet match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hector Moreno #15 of Mexico and Marko Pjaca #20 of Croatia battle for the ball in the first half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Hector Moreno #15 of Mexico and Marko Pjaca #20 of Croatia battle for the ball in the first half of an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico throws the ball in during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico throws the ball in during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Sime Vrsaljko #2 of Croatia tries to get control of the ball during an international friendly soccer match against Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Sime Vrsaljko #2 of Croatia tries to get control of the ball during an international friendly soccer match against Mexico at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goakeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico talks to teammate Nestor Araujo #2 of Mexico as he was taken off the field during the first half of an intenational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Goakeeper Guillermo Ochoa #13 of Mexico talks to teammate Nestor Araujo #2 of Mexico as he was taken off the field during the first half of an intenational friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia and Omar Govea #20 of Mexico try for the header in an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Ivan Rakitic #7 of Croatia and Omar Govea #20 of Mexico try for the header in an international friendly soccer match at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Fans cheer for Mexico during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Mexico v Croatia
ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 27: Fans cheer for Mexico during an international friendly soccer match against Croatia at AT&T Stadium on March 27, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Juan Carlos Osorio's side takes on the European outfit in Texas. Follow along LIVE with Goal
LIVE: Mexico vs Croatia
Juan Carlos Osorio's side takes on the European outfit in Texas. Follow along LIVE with Goal
Juan Carlos Osorio's side takes on the European outfit in Texas. Follow along LIVE with Goal
LIVE: Mexico vs Croatia
Juan Carlos Osorio's side takes on the European outfit in Texas. Follow along LIVE with Goal
Juan Carlos Osorio's side came up short against the European outfit, losing 1-0 with the Barcelona midfielder netting from the spot
Rakitic penalty the difference as Croatia tops Mexico
Juan Carlos Osorio's side came up short against the European outfit, losing 1-0 with the Barcelona midfielder netting from the spot
Juan Carlos Osorio looks to be planning a 3-4-3 with a star-studded attacking trio getting the nod in the XI
Chicharito, Lozano return to Mexico starting lineup to face Croatia
Juan Carlos Osorio looks to be planning a 3-4-3 with a star-studded attacking trio getting the nod in the XI
Juan Carlos Osorio looks to be planning a 3-4-3 with a star-studded attacking trio getting the nod in the XI
Chicharito, Lozano return to Mexico starting lineup to face Croatia
Juan Carlos Osorio looks to be planning a 3-4-3 with a star-studded attacking trio getting the nod in the XI
The Croatia midfielder said his Barcelona teammate is the best player in history but knows World Cup group opponent Argentina boasts other challenges
Rakitic: No Mexico player can match Messi
The Croatia midfielder said his Barcelona teammate is the best player in history but knows World Cup group opponent Argentina boasts other challenges
With six top players not traveling for Tuesday's friendly, the Europeans' depth will be tested and they feel they are up to the challenge
Croatia confident it can challenge Mexico despite lack of stars
With six top players not traveling for Tuesday's friendly, the Europeans' depth will be tested and they feel they are up to the challenge
The Barcelona midfielder is one of few players for The Blazers traveling to Texas for Tuesday's friendly against El Tri
Mexico national team to face Rakitic, but most Croatia stars head home
The Barcelona midfielder is one of few players for The Blazers traveling to Texas for Tuesday's friendly against El Tri
The Porto midfielder has picked up a knock and will miss the matches, though he's likely to stay with the national team
Hector Herrera out for Mexico friendlies vs. Iceland, Croatia
The Porto midfielder has picked up a knock and will miss the matches, though he's likely to stay with the national team
Three players will be unable to face Iceland and are doubts for Croatia, while a Chivas center back has been added to the team
Mexico announces roster changes ahead of March friendly matches
Three players will be unable to face Iceland and are doubts for Croatia, while a Chivas center back has been added to the team
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's players attend a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's players attend a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia
Soccer Football - International Friendly - Peru vs Croatia - Peru's training - Lima, Peru - March 16, 2018 Peru's coach Ricardo Gareca attends a training session. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is worried about the impact of criminal charges brought against Luka Modric less than four months before the World Cup (AFP Photo/GABRIEL BOUYS )
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is worried about the impact of criminal charges brought against Luka Modric less than four months before the World Cup
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is worried about the impact of criminal charges brought against Luka Modric less than four months before the World Cup (AFP Photo/GABRIEL BOUYS )
After giving evidence in the tax fraud trial of 2017, the Croatia international midfielder stands accused of providing a "false testimony"
Modric charged with perjury in Zdravko Mamic trial
After giving evidence in the tax fraud trial of 2017, the Croatia international midfielder stands accused of providing a "false testimony"
After giving evidence in the tax fraud trial of 2017, the Croatia international midfielder stands accused of providing a "false testimony"
Real Madrid's Luka Modric charged with perjury in Zdravko Mamic trial
After giving evidence in the tax fraud trial of 2017, the Croatia international midfielder stands accused of providing a "false testimony"
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic (AFP Photo/STRINGER)
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric attending court in Osijek, Croatia last year to testify in the multi-million-euro corruption trial against ex-Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic (AFP Photo/STRINGER)

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