Croatia secured direct qualification to the 2024 European Championship in Germany with a narrow victory over Armenia in Maksimir. The atmosphere in Zagreb was phenomenal as 20,000 fans created a great atmosphere, and the players were happy to play in their home city after a long time. Captain Luka Modrić expressed his happiness at qualifying for the Euro and said they deserved it, despite complications in the penultimate cycle.
The eastern stand was missing, but the kids certainly enjoyed themselves. Modrić emphasized that there are still things the national team needs to correct, and that improvements can be made before the Euros if they want to play an important role. He also praised the performances of players like Pašalić, Budimir, and Majer, saying they played well and did a great job.
Modrić also expressed his hope for the return of players like Mateo and Perja to further improve the team’s performance. Despite winning, Modrić discussed the fear of not knowing the result of the second game and how important it is to secure