Zlatko Dalic, the head coach of Croatia. Has stated that he thinks Luka Modric will continue playing for Croatia until Euro 2024. When he receives his 162nd cap against Morocco on Saturday in the World Cup third-place playoff game at Khalifa International Stadium. The 37-year-old is on pace to break his own national record.
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Although Modric has performed admirably throughout the finals in Qatar. There is growing talk that the midfielder may decide to stop playing for his nation.
“I hope that he will be with us.“
“I’m looking forward to that and I think it is quite certain that he will be — but Luka Modric will decide personally as well how he feels.“
“Knowing how he feels about football and the Croatia national team I’m quite sure he will, but it is his decision only.”
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Dalic voiced disapproval of the choice of Qatari officials for the Morocco match. Including fourth official Raphael Claus from Brazil and countrymen. Taleb Al Marri and Saoud Al Maqaleh in addition to referee Abdulrahman Al-Jassim.
When Al-Jassim took command of the USMNT’s Group B encounter against Wales last month, he made history as the first Qatari to oversee a World Cup game, issuing six bookings.
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He officiated matches in the Chinese Super League, Swiss Challenge League, and Qatar Stars League prior to being one of the youngest referees at the finals at age 35.
“To be honest, FIFA has now taken on a huge risk on itself,”
“I am not underestimating anyone, I hope that we will not be talking about the referee after the match.”
When he receives his 162nd cap against Morocco on Saturday in the World Cup third-place playoff game at Khalifa International Stadium, the 37-year-old is on pace to break his own national record.
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