The Croatian center midfielder is actually close to 40 years old, although having the appearance of being 27.
There was a definite drop in Modric’s performance for the Spanish giants after the 2018 World Cup, where he guided his nation to the championship game and earned the Ballon d’Or for his efforts.
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The Real Madrid maestro will be concentrating on lessening the tension and pressure on his body as he nears the conclusion of his career and strives for another year-long contract extension at Santiago Bernabéu.
Both football fans and Croatians will surely cherish their memories of his final World Cup appearances.
Despite his old age, Luka Modric’s ability still sets him apart from the rest, and he hasn’t shown much sign of slowing down or stopping since resuming his prior level of play after the 2018–19 season.
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— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 24, 2022
Real Madrid won the Champions League and La Liga last season thanks in large part to Modric.
“I am aware that I am of a certain age and that this is my last competition in the Croatian National team.” – Modric said to Fifa+: