Croatian president flies economy class to Russian Federation to cheer World Cup team

Pauline Gross
July 12, 2018

The 32-year-old has been outstanding in his team's run to a semi-final against England in Moscow on Wednesday, picking up the man-of-the-match award in three of Croatia's five matches. This is the 10th largest global allocation, and the biggest of the four countries still in the tournament, but still behind the United States, Brazil, Germany, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, China and Australia.

The network is now discussing not only the lovely game of Russia against Croatia and statement 38-year-old defender of Russian national team Sergey Ignashevich was held yesterday at the Sochi stadium "Fisht" the match he called the last in his career.

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic believes his side were better "in all segments of the game" as they won their World Cup semi-final against England. Gareth Southgate's men have the semi-final of the competition for the first time since Italian 90 after defeating Sweden 2-0 win at Samara Arena on Saturday afternoon.

England has been craving a top title since it won the World Cup in 1966 and has a tremendous, unforseen opportunity ahead, with the weight of its country on its shoulders.

Croatia have endured a slightly more arduous road through the knockouts.

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Nicknamed "the Fiery Ones", that team has stood as an example to their successors ever since.

"Both teams have shown their qualities, we do not seek revenge, this is football, this is sport, but what we have to do is focus on preparing to play our best game of the tournament in the final".

"That makes me proud because we could have easily come to this stage and froze and just not been able to cope with what France have done in the past.

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I would like to thank CSKA Moscow football fans", Ignashevich said in an emotional Instagram post.

"It was a moment where we were extremely disappointed and couldn't let that happen again".

"We're giving our all".

"Also, they have had some luck maybe, some lucky situations, on the right side of the draw and Argentina were not so good, but I think they deserved what they did and I hope they can go to the next step and the final".

The first quarter-final match was played between Uruguay and France.

"We've been always returning to the 1998 team, putting a new burden on Modric and his team".

"We deserved to reach the final".

"I think he's had his fair share of criticism over the past year or so, but he's done so well over the last six months, really, especially after the start of the season".

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