Kramaric: Croatia is thirsty for more successes in world Cup

BERLIN: Croatia forward Andrej Kramaric said on Wednesday that his country’s exciting run to the 2018 World Cup final has made the team even more hungry for more success when the 2022 edition takes the via in Qatar this month. Croatia lost to France in final 4 years ago, but after passing their group in qualifying, having received a defeat and conceded only 4 goals, his team wants to make the most of this wonderful spirit. “We have had great performances in recent months and have reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League,” Kramaric, 31, said during a press conference. online. We have a great team that mixes young and experienced players and we can do great things in World Cup”. Croatia have surpassed their group in the European Nations League, ahead of world champions France and Denmark, and are expected to qualify for the knockout stages of Group F of the World Cup, which includes Belgium, Canada and Morocco. “If we play as well as we have done in recent months, we can do great things in Qatar, “said the Hoffenheim forward. We still can’t believe we made it to the 2018 final. It was an incredible and indescribable feeling.” We would be very happy if we could repeat this result. It will be tough, but maybe the pressure is not huge, because we have done great things in Russia (in 2018). We want to achieve more ”. Kramaric indicated that the presence of Luka Modric, 37, motivates players after the Real Madrid playmaker wins his fifth title in Champions League last season. “Luka Modric won everything,” he said. The way in he plays makes him a role model for younger players and pushes them to improve further. “Croatia will be full of motivation and enthusiasm in Qatar. We want to do great things again ”. (Reuters)