Croatia defeated Morocco 2-1 to claim bronze at the FIFA World Cup; The Croatian team celebrated in the stands after their win over Morocco on Saturday.
The players who have been at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 since the group stages have no doubt enjoyed their time there, but getting to a third-place finish is a historic achievement.
Dalić told his players from the beginning that “the bronze is our cup” and that they would treat it as such. Thanks to two goals by Mario Mandzukic, Croatia overcame a pair of misses from its star striker, Ivan Perisic, in the first half. Modric got the party started early when he lobbed a pass over an advancing defense to find Ante Rebic on the left side at the 18-minute mark.
Croatia claimed bronze at the World Cup after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Morocco. Luka Modric high-fived and embraced his Croatia teammates after what was likely the midfield great’s last appearance at the World Cup.
In what was likely Luka Modric’s last appearance at the World Cup, the Croatia captain scored a free-kick goal in extra time to help his team beat Morocco 2-1 in the third-place match in Moscow on Saturday.
Croatia defeated Morocco 2-1 to claim bronze at the World Cup on Saturday, while France beat Belgium 1-0 in the other match in Group A.
Croatia dramatically claimed bronze, beating Morocco 2-1 in a thrilling third-place decider at the World Cup.