Luka Modrić started football training in camps before joining NK Zadar in 1996. He then moved to youth system of Dinamo Zagreb in 2002. He was promoted to the senior team in 2003. The same year, he was loaned to Zrinjski Mostar, where he was awarded Bosnian and Herzegovinian League Player of the Year at the age of 18. The young talent was then loaned to Inter Zapresic in 2004. He was awarded Croatian Football Hope of the Year in 2004.
He is one of the most complete and best midfielders in the world, Modric is a Croatian footballer who plays for the Spanish club, Real Madrid as well as captains his national team. Modric plays mainly as a central midfielder but can also play as an attacking midfielder or as a defensive midfielder, usually deployed as a deep-lying playmaker. He joined Real Madrid in 2012 after spending four seasons with Tottenham Hotspur and became a member of the Croatian national team in 2006. He led his country to their first ever World Cup final in history, as Croatia reached the 2018 FIFA World Cup final. They eventually lost 4-2 to France. He is the recipient of 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Ball, followed by 2018 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year and 2018 The Best FIFA Men’s Player. He is also the recipient of Croatian Footballer of the Year six times, tied with Davor Suker. The 33-year old midfielder has several other awards in his collection. He is considered as the Midfield Maestro.

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