A night which will forever be remembered in Croatian sport.
The emotion and joy were evident to see on the faces of the Croatian players as the full-time whistle went in tonight’s World Cup semi-final.
Making a World Cup final is a dream for all footballers and it is one dream that has come true for this Croatian team. Celebrations again will go deep into the night back in Croatia, but the players also were not holding back.
FIFA Deputy Secretary General Zvonimir Boban came into the dressing room to congratulate his countrymen.
Ivan Rakitic paid tribute to coach Zlatko Dalic.
Defender Vedran Corluka posted the team breaking into song again on the team bus as they headed back to the hotel and upon arrival.