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How do you replace a player like Cristiano Ronaldo?

How do you replace a player like Cristiano Ronaldo?

Real Madrid now face life without their greatest ever goalscorer, but do they splash out on a direct replacement or is there another solution? Thore Haugstad explores the Liga giants options 17 Jul 2018
The 10 outstanding things we will remember about World Cup 2018

The 10 outstanding things we will remember about World Cup 2018

From a stunning last-16 comeback to ITVs mighty Champion, Greg Lea on the reasons well all remember Russia 2018 in years to come 16 Jul 2018
Dalic says Modric deservedly won golden ball award

Dalic says Modric deservedly won golden ball award

Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic said on Sunday that his side's midfielder and captain Luka Modric "deservedly" won the Golden Ball award at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 16 Jul 2018
Modric and Rakitic start for Croatia in World Cup final against France

Modric and Rakitic start for Croatia in World Cup final against France

Midfielders Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic have been named in the starting lineup for Croatia in their World Cup final match against France, FIFA announced on their official website on Sunday. 15 Jul 2018
Modric has great influence on Croatia team says Deschamps

Modric has great influence on Croatia team says Deschamps

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Saturday that Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric had a great influence on his teammates. 15 Jul 2018
Croatia Head Coach Deserves All Credit for Country's Success at 2018 World Cup - Modric

Croatia Head Coach Deserves All Credit for Country's Success at 2018 World Cup - Modric

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says coach Zlatko Dalic, who was appointed at the difficult time for the team, must be given the merit he deserves for getting the country into the 2018 World Cup final. 14 Jul 2018
Croatia Captain Modric Says Focused on Team's Success, Not Personal Victories

Croatia Captain Modric Says Focused on Team's Success, Not Personal Victories

Croatia captain Luka Modric says he was more interested in his national side's success than in personal achievements at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 14 Jul 2018
Ex-Russia Midfielder Says Modric Best Player at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Ex-Russia Midfielder Says Modric Best Player at 2018 FIFA World Cup

MOSCOW, July 12 (Sputnik) - Former Russia midfielder Andrei Karyaka said on Thursday that Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric was the best player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 13 Jul 2018
Modric deserves to win Player of the Tournament, says former Russia coach

Modric deserves to win Player of the Tournament, says former Russia coach

Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric deserves to be awarded the FIFA World Cup Golden Ball as the best player of this summer's tournament, says former Russia head coach Boris Ignatyev. 12 Jul 2018
"It's a shame": Modric responds to Ronaldo's Real Madrid departure

"It's a shame": Modric responds to Ronaldo's Real Madrid departure

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says that if he had his way, Cristiano Ronaldo would continue playing for the Spanish side. 12 Jul 2018
England 1 Croatia 2 (AET): Five big talking points from Moscow

England 1 Croatia 2 (AET): Five big talking points from Moscow

England are out of the World Cup after a 2-1 defeat to Croatia after extra-time. Here are FFT's talking points as Gareth Southgate's team depart. 12 Jul 2018
Why some Croatian fans would actually be glad to see their side lose to England

Why some Croatian fans would actually be glad to see their side lose to England

Croatia are in a World Cup semi-final, but that hasn't been a cause for mass celebration back home. Michael Yokhin writes on a nation divided between their admirable football team and behind-the-scenes turmoil. 10 Jul 2018
World Cup XI: the team of the tournament (so far)

World Cup XI: the team of the tournament (so far)

We're at the semi-final stage but with just four games to go, this might be the best-performing team of the tournament so far, starring an unbreakable Uruguayan pair and a devastating attacking trio. 10 Jul 2018
Modric: Winning World Cup more important than Ballon D'Or

Modric: Winning World Cup more important than Ballon D'Or

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said that he was more concerned with winning the World Cup than the Ballon d'Or award. 8 Jul 2018
Modric: 'No problem with recovery' for England clash

Modric: 'No problem with recovery' for England clash

Croatia players have enough time to recover for the World Cup semi-final match against England, Croatia midfielder and captain Luka Modric said. 8 Jul 2018
Modric says Russia surprised Croatia

Modric says Russia surprised Croatia

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said that Russia played well in their World Cup quarter-final match and surprised the Croatian side. 8 Jul 2018
Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti of Croatia captain painted in Kazan

Graffiti artists started painting a mural depicting Croatia captain Luka Modric in Kazan, the mayor's office said on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Modric says Russia 'deserved' to reach quarter-finals

Modric says Russia 'deserved' to reach quarter-finals

Russia "deserved" to go through to this summer's FIFA World Cup quarter-finals and Croatia expect a tough match against the hosts, Croatia captain Luka Modric said. 7 Jul 2018
Modric in line for World Cup player of the tournament – Rebic

Modric in line for World Cup player of the tournament – Rebic

Croatia forward Ante Rebic said he was sure that the team’s captain Luka Modric could be crowned the player of the tournament at the World Cup. 5 Jul 2018
Ranked! The 10 best goals of the World Cup (so far)

Ranked! The 10 best goals of the World Cup (so far)

We're not even at the quarter-finals yet and already World Cup 2018 has delivered a fabulous range of goals. 4 Jul 2018
Modric 'surprised' by Russia's progress

Modric 'surprised' by Russia's progress

Croatia captain Luka Modric, says he's surprised that Russia have reached the World Cup quarter-finals. 2 Jul 2018