Croatia names roster for World Cup

Croatia is another team releasing their full 26-man roster for the World Cup. The in Russia features a talented roster of players heading to Qatar.

Star midfielder Luka Modric obviously heads up this Croatia team. The Real Madrid maestro has managed to accumulate more than 150 games in total with his country. Although he is now 37 years old, Modric is still one of the most complete midfielders in the world. He will be the captain of his team in Qatar.

Croatia have a strong midfield alongside Modric

Along with their captain in midfield, Croatia boast a very solid range of midfielders. Chelsea’s Mateo Kovacic, Inter Milan’s Marcelo Brozovic and Rennes playmaker Lovro Majer are highly rated players in midfield.

While midfield is clearly this team’s strong point, Croatia also have some defensive talent. JoŇ°ko Gvardiol is currently one of the most sought-after young defenders in Europe. The RB Leipzig centre-back is only 20 years old, but he is a rock at the back of the line. Stuttgart’s Borna Sosa is also a key player.

Croatia will compete in Group F of the World Cup alongside Belgium, Canada and Morocco. They start their tournament against Morocco on Wednesday, November 23.

Full Croatian World Cup roster for 2022:

Goalkeepers: Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Ivica Ivusic (Osijek), Ivo Grbic (Athletic Madrid).

Defenders: Domagoj Vida (AEK Aethens), Dejan Lovren (Zenit St Petersburg), Borna Barisic (Rangers), Josip Juranovic (Celtic), Josko Guardiol (RB Leipzig), Borna Sosa (Stuttgart), Josip Stanisic (Bayern Munich), Martin Erlic (Sassuolo), Josip Sutalo (Dinamo Zagreb).

Midfielders: Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea), Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan), Mario Pasalic (Atalanta), Nikola Vlasic (Torino), Lovro Majer (Rennes), Kristijan Jakic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Luka Sucic (RB Salzburg).

Forwards: Ivan Perisic (Tottenham), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Bruno Petkovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Mislav Orsic (Dinamo Zagreb), Ante Budimir (Osasuna), Marko Livaja (Hajduk Split).

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