Budweiser man of the match, Luka Modric has stated his relief at Croatia’s lightening start to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Blades dismissed the threats of Nigeria 2-0 in a Group D match at the Kaliningrad Stadium on Saturday night.
Modric who scored the “insurance goal” and deservedly earned the most valuable player of the match award declared that the win is a great start for the World Cup 1998 Bronze medallists
“It’s a great start for Croatia, we deserved to win,” the midfield maestro said.
“Nigeria played well, but we were better. I’m happy that I scored the penalty, I’m satisfied with how I scored.
“Ronaldo? Yes, he scored a great penalty kick in this tournament as well.”
“I believe that on the wings of this win we will up our game and continue our journey in the way that we planned before coming here.”
Argentina is the next opponent of the Blades.