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World Cup Final Is Route to Redemption for Croatia

Bloomberg - 13 Jul 2018
Mamic, who denies accusations, left for neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina shortly before the verdict. He's fighting extradition. Mamic, 58, reigned over Croatian soccer for decades both on and off the field. Dinamo won 19 of the 27 titles since ...
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Ahead of World Cup Final, President Meets Putin

Total Croatia News - 15 Jul 2018
ZAGREB, July 15, 2018 - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović met with her Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Sunday before the football World Cup final between Croatia and France. ...
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I Have No Idea How to Feel About Croatia

Slate Magazine - 14 Jul 2018
You don't have to watch Croatia for very long to come up with a pretty good guess as to which of its players kissed a photographer 10 minutes before the end of extra time during a World Cup semifinal. It was one of the most affirming, most human ...
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Luka Modric's Croatia Success Story Comes With Complications

Sports Illustrated - 13 Jul 2018
No Croatian has scored more goals at this World Cup than Modric. No Croatian has played more passes. No Croatian has played more throughballs. He has completed 2.7 key passes per game, almost double the next highest figure for a Croatian. But he has ...
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5 Croatians who have made their mark in England - 14 Jul 2018
Croatia's all-time top scorer won the golden boot at the 1998 World Cup, having bagged six goals when the team made the semi-finals. Suker was a Real Madrid player at the time and made the move to England in 1999 when Arsene Wenger brought him to ...
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World Cup 2018: Croatia's Conflict Resolution

The New York Review of Books - 11 Jul 2018
That summer, the Yugoslav team was beaten by Argentina in the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Italy, and Argentina was, in turn, beaten in the finals by the fearsome German team led by Rudi Völler, Jürgen Klinsmann, and Lothar Matthäus. Just after ...
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Aussies on board for fairytale Croatian World Cup win

The Australian Financial Review - 13 Jul 2018
Australian football fans are getting behind one of the largest Croatian diasporas in the world in pursuit of a fairytale World Cup victory on Monday morning. Everyone from actor Eric Bana ...
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What's Croatia's problem with Luka Modric?

ESPN (blog) - 10 Jul 2018
If Harry Kane leads England to World Cup glory, he'll be given a knighthood before the plane home touches down. Should Kylian Mbappe score the winner in Moscow, he'll be France's boy king, feted for life. If Eden Hazard is the man who lifts the trophy ...
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Convicted Croatia team official keeps World Cup VIP status - 11 Jul 2018
MOSCOW (AP) — A Croatian soccer official will be allowed to watch the team's World Cup semifinal match from a VIP section on Wednesday despite being convicted last month in a corruption case linked to the transfer of captain Luka Modric. When Croatia ...
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Croatia Meeting Its World Cup Potential As Chronic Chaos Subsides

Sports Illustrated - 22 Jun 2018
He had already fled to Bosnia-Herzegovina and seems unlikely to be extradited, but his influence is limited. The specifics of the case show that when Modric and the defender Dejan Lovren left Dinamo, for Tottenham and Lyon, respectively, half their ...
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Bosnia marks 23rd anniversary of Srebrenica genocide

Anadolu Agency - 11 Jul 2018
For this we have to ignite the light of justice, morality, and peace on a global scale," said Gul. Gul said Bosnia-Herzegovina and Turkey are children of a shared history and geography. "One corner of our heart is Istanbul, the other is Bosnia. Turkey ...
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Switzerland, Serbia coaches don't want to talk about Kosovo

ABS-CBN News - 21 Jun 2018
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — The coaches of Serbia and Switzerland only want to talk about football, not about an entrenched political dispute casting a shadow over their teams' World Cup showdown in Russia. Tensions have been building in Serbia before ...

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