After winning back-to-back penalty shootouts to reach their second-ever (1998) World Cup semifinal, Croatia's tank will be closer to empty than any of the four sides still competing in Russian Federation, but Modric believes they can dig deep once more and qualify for the final.
"But now, I pray and I would give anything in the world that this squad eventually "confines us to history".
England midfielder Dele Alli admits he has not been at his best so far in the World Cup in Russian Federation, but that could be bad news for Croatia when England play them in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday.
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren stood atop a table as the Croatia squad congregated in unison to show their delight at reaching a World Cup semi-final. They needed a penalty shoot-out to see off Denmark in the last 16, though, after Modric had missed from the spot in extra time.
"This was near my house opposite the school I used to go to", he said.
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Asked how the authorities had decided which boys were to be taken out first, Mr Narongsak said: "Their health". Six of the twelve boys trapped in the cave in Thailand have been rescued according to the local officials.
Kompany, an injury-prone 32-year-old who may well have played his last World Cup in Russian Federation, believes that, despite the loss, the class of 2018 has done his nation a favor.
"He deserves all the accolades he gets from the media and public". Roads, trains and shops back home are expected to be deserted after the "earliest rush-hour of the year" as workers get away for kick-off at 7pm.
Belgium was left Tuesday still clinging to the elusive ambition of reaching a first World Cup final.
I believed and now that we are in the four best teams we are surprised, okay, it's a miracle, but why wouldn't we be among the four best teams?
But this is a player whose reputation took a battering at home before the tournament due to his implication in the multi-million-euro corruption trial of former Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic.
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In David Willey, Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett, England have some handy bowlers who can be lethal in their day. Jos Buttler has been in some ominous form and will look to stamp his authority on the Indians.
"Only football can make all Croatians go out to the streets".
The coach of the 1998 side, Jaroslav Ciro Blazevic, said for a long time he did not want any other team to match his players' achievements. "But it was Europe which won, and it would be amusing if we were to beat the English", said 45-year-old Francois Garnier who watched the game near the Eiffel Tower.
The clashes lasted over an hour, with several reported injured.
"Most of them weren't born when a lot of the stories we're talking about happened, so why as a coach would I try and put that at their door?"
"We're going to the final, we're going to the final", scores chanted in one central Paris bar before breaking out into an impromptu rendition of the La Marseillaise national anthem.
Israel warns Syrian army away from Golan, boosts frontier forces
The entire southwest is part of a "de-escalation zone" agreed previous year by Russian Federation , the United States and Jordan. Neighbouring Jordan says it can not afford to take any more refugees and is turning away the internally displaced at the border.
Ex-Real Madrid forward Davor Suker, the current president of the country's football federation, was the golden boot victor in 1998 with six goals for a team that also featured AC Milan midfielder Zvonimir Boban, as well as defenders Igor Stimac and Slaven Bilic - both of whom played in England.