Croatie naitional fitbaw team

The Croatie naitional fitball team (Croatie: Hrvatska nogometna reprezentacija) represents Croatie in internaitional fitbaw.

Croatie
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Vatreni (The Blazers)
AssociationCroatian Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Heid coachZlatko Dalić
CaiptainLuka Modrić
Maist kaipsLuka Modrić (146)
Tap scorerDavor Šuker (45)
FIFA codeCRO
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 15 Increase 3 (19 November 2021)[1]
Heichest3 (Januar 1999)
Lawest125 (Mairch 1994)
Elo rankin
Current 14 Increase 2 (15 December 2021)[2]
Heichest5 (Julie 1998, Julie 2018)
Lawest26 (October 2002)
First international
Unoffeecial
 Croatie 2–1 United States 
(Zagreb, Croatie; 17 October 1990)
Offeecial
 Australie 1–0 Croatie 
(Melbourne, Australie; 5 Julie 1992)
Biggest win
 Croatie 7–0 Australie 
(Zagreb, Croatie; 6 Juin 1998)
 Croatie 7–0 Andorrae 
(Zagreb, Croatie; 7 October 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Ingland 5–1 Croatie 
(Lunnon, Ingland; 9 September 2009)
Warld Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunners-up (2018)
European Championship
Appearances5 (first in 1996)
Best resultQuarterfinals, 1996, 2008

PlayersEedit

Current squadEedit

0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Dominik Livaković (1995-01-09) 9 Januar 1995 (age 27) 28 0   Dinamo Zagreb
12 1GK Ivo Grbić (1996-01-18) 18 Januar 1996 (age 26) 2 0   Lille
23 1GK Simon Sluga (1993-03-17) 17 Mairch 1993 (age 29) 3 0   Luton Town

2 2DF Josip Stanišić (2000-04-02) 2 Aprile 2000 (age 22) 3 0   Bayern Munich
3 2DF Borna Barišić (1992-11-10) 10 November 1992 (age 29) 23 1   Rangers
5 2DF Duje Ćaleta-Car (1996-09-17) 17 September 1996 (age 26) 20 1   Marseille
6 2DF Dejan Lovren (4t caiptain) (1989-07-05) 5 Julie 1989 (age 33) 70 4   Zenit Saint Petersburg
19 2DF Borna Sosa (1998-01-21) 21 Januar 1998 (age 24) 5 0   VfB Stuttgart
20 2DF Joško Gvardiol (2002-01-23) 23 Januar 2002 (age 20) 9 1   RB Leipzig
21 2DF Domagoj Vida (vice-caiptain) (1989-04-29) 29 Aprile 1989 (age 33) 95 4   Beşiktaş
22 2DF Josip Juranović (1995-08-16) 16 August 1995 (age 27) 15 0   Celtic
2DF Marin Pongračić (1997-09-11) 11 September 1997 (age 25) 2 0   Borussia Dortmund

8 3MF Lovro Majer (1998-01-17) 17 Januar 1998 (age 24) 3 2   Rennes
10 3MF Luka Modrić (caiptain) (1985-09-09) 9 September 1985 (age 37) 146 20   Real Madrid
11 3MF Marcelo Brozović (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 29) 70 7   Internazionale
13 3MF Nikola Vlašić (1997-10-04) 4 October 1997 (age 24) 33 7   West Ham United
15 3MF Mario Pašalić (1995-02-09) 9 Februar 1995 (age 27) 34 6   Atalanta
16 3MF Kristijan Jakić (1997-05-14) 14 Mey 1997 (age 25) 2 0   Eintracht Frankfurt
3MF Luka Ivanušec (1998-11-26) 26 November 1998 (age 23) 10 1   Dinamo Zagreb
3MF Luka Sučić (2002-09-08) 8 September 2002 (age 20) 1 0   Red Bull Salzburg

4 4FW Ivan Perišić (3rd caiptain) (1989-02-02) 2 Februar 1989 (age 33) 111 32   Internazionale
7 4FW Josip Brekalo (1998-06-23) 23 Juin 1998 (age 24) 30 4   Torino
9 4FW Andrej Kramarić (1991-06-19) 19 Juin 1991 (age 31) 65 16   1899 Hoffenheim
14 4FW Marko Livaja (1993-08-26) 26 August 1993 (age 29) 11 2   Hajduk Split
17 4FW Bruno Petković (1994-09-16) 16 September 1994 (age 28) 21 6   Dinamo Zagreb
18 4FW Mislav Oršić (1992-12-29) 29 December 1992 (age 29) 14 1   Dinamo Zagreb
4FW Antonio Čolak (1993-09-17) 17 September 1993 (age 29) 3 0   Malmö

Record at Warld CupEedit

Thay hiv appeared in the FIFA Warld Cup on five occasions (in 1998, 2002, 2006, 2014 an 2018) since gaining unthirldom in 1991. Before that, frae 1930 tae 1990 Croatie wis pairt o Yugoslavie.

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1930 to   1938 as pairt o   Kinrick o Yugoslavie
  1950 to   1990 as part of   SFR Yugoslavia
  1994 Did not enter
  1998 Semi-final 3rd 7 5 0 2 11 5
   2002 Group stage 23rd 3 1 0 2 2 3
  2006 Group stage 22nd 3 0 2 1 2 3
  2010 Did not qualify
  2014 Group stage 19th 3 1 0 2 6 6
  2018 In progress 5 3 2 0 10 4
  2022 To be determined
    2026
Total
21
10
4
7
31
21
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks


ReferencesEedit

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 19 November 2021. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  3. "Croatian National Team". Croatian Football Federation (in Inglis). Retrieved 25 October 2021.