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Croatia World’s Biggest Exporter of Footballers Per Capita

Croatia is the biggest exporter of footballer players in the world based on population and the number of registered players, according to statistics from CIES Football Observatory. CIES based their findings on studying 137 leagues in 93 national federations. All players, which totaled 12,051, were part of the first-team sides ...

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Under-17 EURO: Croatia Go Down to Italy in Opener

Croatia has opened its UEFA Under-17 Championship campaign with a 0-1 loss to Italy in Rijeka on Wednesday. From 3 – 19 May Croatia is hosting the best Under-17 teams in Europe, and today the hosts faced the Italians in sunny Rijeka. After a goalless first half, where Croatia outplayed ...

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[VIDEO] Top 5 Croatian Goal Celebrations

By Ante Stanic The Tardelli Scream, Gazza’s ‘Dentist Chair’, Peter Crouch’s ‘Robot dance’, Miroslav Klose’s somersaults, and Roger Milla’s corner flag dance go down as some of the legendary goal celebrations in football. Croatians do not tend to be as flamboyant or creative after scoring goals, sticking with traditional celebrations, ...

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[VIDEO] Estonia Shock Croatia in Tallinn

Croatia have been shocked by Estonia 3-0 in an international friendly in Tallinn on Tuesday evening. Croatia, resting a number of stars from their 1-0 win over Ukraine on Friday night, were led for the first time by Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perišić. Estonia were looking for their first ever ...

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Croatia to Play in United States for First Time

The Croatian national football team will play for the first time in the United States in May. Croatia will play a friendly against Mexico on 27 May 2017 in Los Angeles at the Memorial Coliseum, the Croatian Football Federation announced today. The match, which will kick-off at 16:30 local time, ...

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Plans for EU Badge on Croatia Football Shirt Angers Fans

Members of the European Parliament based in Brussels are planning to demand that the Croatian national team football shirt displays the EU blue and gold flag. MEPs say that the EU symbol should appear next to the Croatian Football Federation badge, and also next to the badges on all European ...

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Croatia Announce March Football Friendly Against Estonia

The Croatia national football team will meet Estonia in a friendly match in Tallinn on 28 March 2017, the federation announced this week. Ante Čačić’s side will face Estonia just four days after their important 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying clash against Ukraine in Zagreb on 24 March 2017. The ...

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TOP 5 Greatest Croatian Footballers of All Time

By Mate Jurić Last night for the second year in a row Luka Modrić was named in the FIFA World 11, a feat which had not been achieved by any Croatian footballer. Modrić also became the first Croatian recently to be named in the UEFA Team of the Year. The ...

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