Home / Tag Archives: football

football

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Croatia End 2016 Ranked 14th in the World

A year which saw only one defeat, in extra-time against Portugal at EURO 2016, has seen Croatia end the year ranked 14th in the world, according to the latest FIFA rankings released today. Ante Čačić’s side played 13 matches in 2016, winning 9 of them, drawing 3 and recording just ...

Read More »

[VIDEO] 16-Year-Old Benfica Talent Chooses Croatia

Talented 16-year-old former Bosnia and Herzegovina youth international Marko Martinović has pledged his allegiance to Croatia. Martinović, who signed a 3-year deal with famous Portuguese club Benfica earlier this year, represented Bosnia and Herzegovina at U-16 level this year but yesterday turned out for Croatia in a U-16 friendly against ...

Read More »

Hollywood Actor in Zagreb to Watch Daughter’s Croatia Debut

Hollywood TV and film actor David Paymer was in Zagreb this week to watch his daughter make her international football debut for Croatia. Paymer, who acted in films such as Searching for Bobby Fischer, City Slickers, Get Shorty, Carpool, Ocean’s Thirteen, and Mr. Saturday Night, in which he was nominated ...

Read More »

China Cup 2017: Croatian Football Team off to Asia

Croatia will take part in the first China Cup which will be held in Nanning city, China in January. The Chinese Football Association and Wanda Sports Holdings Co. will host the first-ever China Cup International Football Tournament from 10 – 15 January 2017 in the southern Chinese autonomous region of ...

Read More »

[PHOTOS] New Football Stadium for Zagreb Presented

An impressive new 8 million euro football stadium will be completed in 2018 in the Croatian capital Zagreb. The new facility will be built at what is currently Saint Josip Radnik stadium, the home of football club NK Sesvete in Zagreb’s eastern suburbs. Renowned architect Davor Mateković from Proarh studio ...

Read More »

Croatia 4th Best International Record in 2016

Croatia ended the 2016 international season with a 3-0 win over Northern Ireland in Belfast on Tuesday night to cap off one of the most successful years in the nation’s history. Ante Čačić’s side played 13 matches in 2016, winning 9 of them and recording just one defeat at the ...

Read More »