The Croatian football team will have a private audience with Pope Francis next week at the Vatican.
This will be the first time that the Croatian national team has had a private audience with a Pope.
Zlatko Dalić, Luka Modrić and the rest of the Croatian squad will have a private audience with Pope Francis next week during their preparations for the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League.
The Croatia squad will gather this Monday in Zagreb before heading to Rijeka where they will train during the week. On Friday, 9 June, the squad will fly from Rijeka Airport to Rome.
At 11:00 a.m. they will have a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican before flying back to Rijeka later that day.
Marcelo Brožović, who will be playing in the Champions League Final the following day, will be missing from the visit.
Croatia takes on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League on 14 June in Rotterdam.
Spain face Italy in the second semi-final with the final and 3rd-4th playoff being played on 18 June.