Croatia's game plan to isolate Lionel Messi worked to perfection in their 3-0 World Cup win over Argentina, according to Luka Modric.
There is no Argentina player more proud to wear the shirt and more eager for success than Lionel Messi, according to Ivan Rakitic.
Gabriel Mercado wants Argentina to dispel fears of a dependency on Lionel Messi when it faces Croatia in its second World Cup match.
Gabriel Mercado wants Argentina to dispel fears of a dependency on Lionel Messi when they take on Croatia in their second World Cup match.
Croatia might make "some tweaks" when they line up against Argentina but head coach Zlatko Dalic said there would be no major changes.
Croatia went top of Group D after a 2-0 win over Nigeria and captain Luka Modric is confident they can match it with Argentina next.
St. Petersburg's opulent city center proved a fitting spot for Omnisport's man on the ground to take in Luka Modric's latest pitch for glory
St Petersburg's opulent city centre proved a fitting spot for Omnisport's man on the ground to take in Luka Modric's latest pitch for glory.
Nigeria are bottom of Group D after Stoke City's new signing Oghenekaro Etebo scored an own goal in a 2-0 loss to Croatia.
Croatia's players are not feeling the pressure of being dubbed the 'Golden Generation', according to Luka Modric.