In the recent Euro 2024 qualifier clash at the HNK Rijeka Stadium, Luka Modric emerged as the orchestrator in Croatia’s resounding 5-0 victory over Latvia. The Real Madrid maestro graced the pitch for 61 minutes before being substitute by Nikola Vlasic. Despite not finding the net or directly assisting a goal, Modric’s influence and class on the field were abundantly evident.
Approaching his 38th birthday, Modric displayed no signs of diminishing prowess as he masterminded Croatia’s offensive maneuvers from the right central midfield position, alongside Marcelo Brozovic. His remarkable vision and precision translated into a game-high tally of six pivotal passes, fashioning opportunities for his teammates. Furthermore, he registered a noteworthy 86 touches, predominantly within the following sectors:
Following this triumphant performance, Croatia has leveled the playing field with Turkey in Group D, both teams tied on points with one match in the hand. Their upcoming encounter against Armenia looms large, and once more, Luka Modric is anticipate to lead his squad with brilliance and the wealth of experience he brings to the pitch. His aim remains crystal clear: to the steer Croatia towards yet another major tournament triumph.