MATES IN CROATIA
The message of Ivan Rakitic to Modric after the victory in front of Russia
Published:8/07/2018 - 17:12h
Updated:8/07/2018 - 17:13h
The selection of Croatia achieved to classify for the semifinals of the World-wide after undoing of Russia, the host selection, in the batch of penaltis. In this way, Ivan Rakitic goes on beside the maridista Luka Modric
The selection of Croatia achieved, in an exciting meeting of quarter-finals, attain his note to the semifinals of the World-wide deleting to the hostess, Russia. Cheryshev Advanced to the Russians with a golazo from out of the area, but Kramaric forced the extention, in which they also marked Life and Fernandes. The batch of penaltis decided for the Croats.
The penalti decisive of said batch hammered it the Barcelona Ivan Rakitic, that is one of the big pillars of the game of the team. The midfield player culé forms a lethal society with the madridista Luka Modric in the centre of the field of the Croatian selection and, in back statements, the Barcelona elogió to the merengue.
"Our secret is that we form a very joined group, all the players place in front the group to the individualities, beginning by Luka Modric that it is our lighthouse in the game", commented the mediocentro culé, adding that the key is that "we are very joined and this is what does us stronger".
The player of the FC Barcelona, however, wanted to recognise the difficulty of the party and elogió to Russia: "we Have to be all proud, here and in Croatia because it has been spectacular. It is necessary to congratulate also to Russia by his fight. It has not been a beautiful party, but was intense, a battle by the semifinal, are very lucky to having won".
The feelings of Modric
Luka Modric, star of the Real Madrid that also is shining in the World-wide of Russia, commented the pass to semifinals after the party of chambers: "Croatia did not play well the first time and saw surprised by the offensive game of the Russian selection, that posed a totally distinct meeting to the that played against Spain in the eighth of final".
The madridista also elogió to Russia: "Russia played very well, mainly in the first part. It exerted a very high pressure and assume risks. We did not have the control of the game that wanted. In the second play much better, but unfortunately do not concretise the occasions. Although we are character again. We are in semifinals and have time to prepare them well".