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Checkout Why Finishing 3rd At The World Cup is better than winning Euros – Luka Modric

"Real" Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has praised the performance of his national team Croatia in the past two world championships, ranking them higher than the European Championship.

Modric led Croatia to the 2018 World Cup final in Russia, where they lost 4-2 to France. In the just concluded World Cup in Qatar, he also led the team to another heroic victory in third place.

Although Modric has a poor performance in the European Cup, he believes that his and his teammates' performance in this World Cup is much better than the European Cup. His role in helping Croatia reach the final earned him the Ballon d'Or in 2018. "For me, what Croatia has achieved in the last two World Cups is more important than winning the European Championship. How are we supposed to think of the Euros as a huge trophy when the 3rd place team made it to the group stage and the WINNER didn't even qualify for the WC?

After Russia's surprise run to the finals, Croatia were eliminated from all possible performances, not even considered the underdogs of the competition. This country with only 4 million inhabitants has once again become a country that surprises the world. This time with the African country of Morocco. Croatia are reportedly looking to continue their good form at the World Cup ahead of the next tournament in 2026.

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