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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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UEFA Croampions League: Quarter-Finals Full of Croatians

The best 8 teams in Europe this season have been found as the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League has reached the quarterfinal stage. Once again Croatia is well represented in Europe’s elite football competition. A total of 8 players are still involved in the business end of the competition. Out of ...

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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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Record Number of Croatians to Play in 2016–17 NBA Season

Croatia will have a record number of players taking part in the NBA this year… The NBA regular season will begin tomorrow on 25 October, and after the news yesterday that Damjan Rudež had made it on the Orlando Magic’s regular-season roster, Croatia will be represented by 7 players. It ...

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20 Years Since Croatia’s First EURO – Where are they Now?

20 years ago Croatia burst onto the international football scene with an impressive performance at Euro 1996 in England. It was the nation’s first international tournament since gaining independence just a few years earlier… Croatia opened that tournament with a 1-0 win over Turkey courtesy of a great breakaway goal ...

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Croatian January Transfer Window Action

Football’s January transfer window has closed, so where did the money go?.. The January 2016 transfer window closed at 11pm (GMT) on 1 February. Here are all deals which took place over the past month involving Croatian players. Andrija Balić – Hajduk Split to Udinese (Serie A) Balić, rated one ...

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