Today we are going to discuss about a star footballer Luka Modric. He is known as one of the best midfielders of current era. His abilities are beyond the level. His techniques are unmatchable. He has accuracy on the ball. Today we will tell you about his personal life, his family, his career, his stats and his current standings in the Football world. He is also known as the best player and he proved himself in the era of Ronaldo and Messi. He is a role model for many young players. He has helped his team clinch many titles and also have won many individual awards. So let’s begin.
First of all we will talk about his family and his childhood. His date of birth is 9 September 1985. He was born in Zadar which is located in Croatia. His nationality is Croatian. His sun sign is Virgo. His mother name is Rodojka Modric and his father name is Stipe Modric. He is married to Vanja Bosnic. He was Married to her in the year 2010.
He had three childrens from her two daughters and one son. His son name is Ivano Modric and his daughters name are Ema Modric and Sofia Modric. His childhood was difficult and as his mother was a textile worker and his father was a aeromechanic.
The Real Motivation;
Their financial condition was not good but they managed. He was the eldest son of his family. His parents were refugees. His childhood was very difficult as his country was part of a war at that time and at times of war it is very difficult to survive. Due to war his family was suffering a lot as they could not go outside and could not earn.
He spent most of his childhood with his grand parents. He worked his grandfather and was very attached to him he loved his grandfather alot. But later on his grandfather was shot dead and his house was burned and he with his family left that house. His father joined Croatian army and he had to live in a place where there was gunfire and and alot of sound and they could not live there peacefully. During that days he was interested in football but he was very thin. He worked very hard but when he gave the youth trails for Hajduk Spilt which was a local club he was rejected but he didn’t became disheartened and he worked very hard.
At the age of 16 he was signed a local club Dinamo Zigreb for ten years. He was too young to play for senior team so he was loaned to Zrinsjski Mister in 2003 and he spent a year there and after a year he was again send on loan to Inter Zapresic in 2004.
He played very well for both of the teams he was loaned for he scored a total of 12 goals in 40 matches he played for the both teams. It was a very good performance for a midfielder so in 2005 he was given a chance to play for senior team of Dinamo and he scored 7 goals in just 31 matches and also helped his team to clinched the victory.
He then also won Prva HNL player of the year award after that his performances were very amazing. He helped his team to win Croatian cup. His performances were noticed all over the world many big clubs wanted him but he refused their offers and wanted to play more at Dinamo.
- In the year 2008 Modric was signed by Tottenham Hotspur. His great performances for Dinamo caught the eye of Tottenham Hotspur management and he was signed to Hotspur to almost six yeats. The contract was very long and his signing was criticized but he later on proved every one wrong.
- He scored his first goal for Tottenham Hotspur in 2008 against Newcastle United. He also caught some injuries and due to them he could not play much. Due to a injury he missed 6 weeks of play. He performed very well for the spurs.
- He helped his team to earn a spot in UEFA champions League and he was also named as the player of the year for Tottenham Hotspur. His team also reached the quarter finals of the UEFA champions League. His performance insisted Real Madrid to sign him and in 2012 he was signed one of the best club in the history of Football Real Madrid.
In 2012 Real Madrid approached him and he was signed by them. His signing was very critized by the whole football media and it was said to be worst signing but he proved very one wrong and became one of the best midfielders in Real Madrid history and led his team to win many titles. He became the backbone of the midfield for his team.
He was signed for 5 long years. His transfer fee was 30 million pounds. Real Madrid knew his potential. He made his debut against Real Madrid biggest rivals FC Barcelona and in that match Real Madrid won and he won his first trophy with Madrid.
The Legendary Journey;
He also helped his team alot I. UEFA champions League and helped his team win tenth UEFA champions League title against Atletico Madrid and his performances made him to a spot in UEFA team of the year and also earned an award for the best midfielder. He helped his team to win three consecutive UEFA champions League titles and it was a record for any club and he with that won his third UEFA champions League trophy.
What an great achievement was for him. In 2014 he was injured and could not play for almost three months. He was also included in FIFA world XI and UEFA team of the year. He signed a new contract with Madrid in 2016. He also played an important role in 2016-2017 Laliga and UEFA champions League victory. His performances was just outstanding and he had given a lot to Real Madrid. He has much more to play for Real Madrid and he will prove him self stronger.
- He is the captain of his side Croatia. He led his team to finals in 2018 FIFA world cup and it was first worldcup final for the Croatian side but they could not win it. He also was the first Croatian player to be named as UEFA men’s player of the year award. He is playing for Croatian side since 2006 and played 122 games for his team and in FIFA world cup he earned Golden Ball Award for the best player of the tournament.
- His biggest achievement is winning Ballon dor and he broked Messi Ronaldo rivalry.
- That was the biography of our star player Luka Modric. Hope you like it and stay connected with us for future updates in football.