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Luka Modrić features in new FIFA and Netflix documentary 

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Luka Modric (Photo credit: Светлана Бекетова/Soccer.ru)

FIFA’s streaming platform FIFA+ platform has just released the eight-part documentary series “Captains – The Chosen Few”  which features Croatia’s Luka Modrić.

The series, which is also made for Netflix, follows captains from Brazil, Croatia, Gabon, Vanuatu, Jamaica and Lebanon as they lead their squads through the qualifying rounds for this year’s World Cup in Qatar.

In the first episode, the documentary heads to the village of Modrići in Croatia where Luka looks back on his childhood, with an emphasis on his grandparents and the influence they had on him.

Luka also talks in the opening episode about the effect the Homeland War had on him and tracks his early days playing football on the streets. 

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Luka Modrić

The series then intimately follows Modrić behind the scenes as he leads Croatia in qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

There is also a moment in the series where he is watching Croatia play Russia at home in Madrid with his kids where he reveals that Qatar is likely to be his last tournament for Croatia. 

FIFA+ is available across all web and mobile devices in five languages – English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish and six other languages.  The 

You can watch Captains – The Chosen Few on the link here – https://www.fifa.com/fifaplus/en/originals

The series will first be on the FIFA+ platform before it will be available on Netflix. 

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