Croatia midfielder Luka Modric greets the crowd before being substituted during a match at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: AP/File
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric greets the crowd before being substituted during a match at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: AP/File
Bhavan Jaipragas
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Bhavan Jaipragas

Why Morocco and Croatia’s Luka Modric are the real winners of the Qatar World Cup

  • Morocco made World Cup history by becoming the first Arab nation, and first African side to reach the semi-finals of the tournament
  • Croatia, a country born out of the Yugoslav wars, with a population of 4 million, continues to punch above its weight on the global football stage

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric greets the crowd before being substituted during a match at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: AP/File
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric greets the crowd before being substituted during a match at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: AP/File
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