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Luka Modric

Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown

Nationality:  Croatia    

June 7, 2015    Luka Modric News

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Modric has been named Croatian player of the season for the third consecutive year, reports.

Despite struggling with injury for a decent portion of the season, the midfielder has still been recognized as Croatia's biggest star for another year. Modric was influential for Real this season before suffering a knee injury against Malaga.

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Luka Modric: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 19, 2015

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Modric is out for six weeks after injuring his knee Saturday against Malaga, ESPN FC reports.

It will be a huge blow for Real to lose one of its most influential midfielders with so many vital games coming up. Modric suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain on his right knee and could even be a doubt for the Champions League final on Jun. 6 if Real were to make it.

April 11, 2015

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Modric played an hour of the game Saturday as Real Madrid defeated Eibar 3-0.

Modric was a bit off the boil against Eibar but it barely affected his team. He managed to produce five crosses and one shot but never looked particularly threatening. The Croatian was eventually replaced by Lucas Silva on 60 minutes.

April 9, 2015

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Modric played the full 90 minutes as Real Madrid beat Rayo Vallecoano 2-0 Wednesday.

Modric contributed to some decent passing moves but wasn't a hugely influential figure. He did however manage to get forward effectively and made a game-high number of successful dribbles.

April 5, 2015

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Modric made an assist as Real Madrid comprehensively beat Granada 9-1 Sunday.

The Croatian produced a fine midfield display with a range of excellent long and short passes. His performance was rewarded with a late assist, setting-up Cristiano Ronaldo's fifth goal in the 89th minute.

March 23, 2015

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Modric played 88 minutes Sunday as Real Madrid lost 2-1 to Barcelona.

Modric looked decent enough but struggled to imprint himself on the game. He was involved in the majority of passing moves however and only team-mate Toni Kross complted more passes in the game than he did. The Croatian also had one shot and produced two crosses before being replaced by Lucas Silva.

March 16, 2015

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Modric started his first game of 2015 as Real Madrid defeated Levante 2-0 Sunday.

Modric was brought on as a second half substitute midweek against Schalke but was given a start this time out. The Croatian was impressive throughout and produced eight crosses in his time on the field. The midfielder managed to play 78 minutes before being replaced by Asier Illarramendi.

March 11, 2015

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Modric featured Tuesday for the first time since injuring his thigh in November as Real Madrid lost 4-3 to Schalke in the Champions League.

Modric was brought on as a 58th minute substitute to get his first playing time of 2015. He replaced Sami Khedira and looked very comfortable but was guilty of conceding possession to Klass-Jan Huntelaar who struck to score the game's winner.