The Croatian midfielder assured that the Albiceleste “seems stronger than a few years ago” and that they are a candidate for the World Cup.
Luka Modric, captain and emblem of Croatiareferred to the spicy debate that Kylian Mbappé installed on the level of the European and South American teams and, in this context, ensured that the The Argentine national team arrives as a candidate for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Above all, for having Lionel Messi.
“I don’t know if there are differences. Each continent has its style. Surely South America has great teams, a lot of talent. Like in Europe, every game is very difficult.”said the midfielder, who scored the goal -from a penalty- in the 1-0 win against France in the UEFA Nations League.
In turn, he recalled the duel against Albiceleste in the group stage of the 2018 Russian World Cup, where Croatia won a categorical 3-0: “We have played against Argentina in the last World Cup, we have won. What I see now is a very good team, it seems to me stronger than a few years ago.”he stated in an interview with ESPN.
“They have a group, they created a very strong group with Messi at the helm, who is a different player. They are more united. They haven’t lost many games. That says a lot. Having Messi, they are always one of the favorites to win the World Cup.” he sentenced, making it clear that he believes Lionel Scaloni’s team can put up a fight in Qatar.
The best of Croatia’s win over France in the UEFA Nations League
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