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Croatia Croatia
Croatia football federation
Nickname(s) Vatreni (The Blazers)
Association Croatian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Croatia Niko Kovač
Captain Croatia Darijo Srna
Most caps Croatia Darijo Srna (107)
Top scorer Croatia Davor Šuker (45)
Ground Stadion Maksimir (38,079)
FIFA code CRO
FIFA ranking 10
Highest FIFA ranking 3 (January 1999)
Lowest FIFA ranking 125 (March 1994)
Elo ranking 13
Highest Elo ranking 5 (July 1998)
Lowest Elo ranking 26 (October 2002)
World Cup appearances 3 (First in 1998)
Best result Third place, 1998
UEFA European Championship appearances 4 (First in 1996)
Best result Quarterfinals, 1996, 2008
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The Croatia national football team is the national association football team of Croatia and is controlled by the Croatian Football Federation.

History

Main article: History of the Croatia national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Croatia FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

UEFA European Football Championship

Main article: Croatia UEFA European Football Championship history

Friendly matches 2013-14

Main article: Croatia friendly match history

Current squad

The following is the final list of players for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2014.
Statistics include official FIFA-recognised matches only.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stipe Pletikosa 8 January 1979 (1979-01-08) (age 38) 110 0 Flag of Russia Good One Rostov
12 1GK Oliver Zelenika 14 May 1993 (1993-05-14) (age 24) 0 0 Croatia Lokomotiva
23 1GK Danijel Subašić 27 October 1984 (1984-10-27) (age 32) 6 0 Flag of Monaco Monaco
2 2DF Šime Vrsaljko 10 January 1992 (1992-01-10) (age 25) 6 0 Flag of Italy Genoa
3 2DF Danijel Pranjić 2 December 1981 (1981-12-02) (age 35) 48 0 Flag of Greece.svg Panathinaikos
5 2DF Vedran Ćorluka 5 February 1986 (1986-02-05) (age 31) 72 4 Flag of Russia Good One Lokomotiv Moscow
6 2DF Dejan Lovren 5 July 1989 (1989-07-05) (age 27) 23 2 England Southampton
11 2DF Darijo Srna (c) 1 May 1982 (1982-05-01) (age 35) 112 21 Flag of Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
13 2DF Gordon Schildenfeld 18 March 1985 (1985-03-18) (age 32) 21 0 Flag of Greece.svg Panathinaikos
21 2DF Domagoj Vida 29 April 1989 (1989-04-29) (age 28) 23 1 Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
4 3MF Ivan Perišić 2 February 1989 (1989-02-02) (age 28) 28 3 Germany Wolfsburg
7 3MF Ivan Rakitić 10 March 1988 (1988-03-10) (age 29) 61 9 Flag of Spain Sevilla
8 3MF Ognjen Vukojević 20 December 1983 (1983-12-20) (age 33) 55 4 Flag of Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
10 3MF Luka Modrić 9 September 1985 (1985-09-09) (age 31) 74 8 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
14 3MF Marcelo Brozović 16 November 1992 (1992-11-16) (age 24) 0 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb
15 3MF Ivan Močinić 30 April 1993 (1993-04-30) (age 24) 0 0 Croatia Rijeka
19 3MF Sammir 23 April 1987 (1987-04-23) (age 30) 5 0 Flag of Spain Getafe
20 3MF Mateo Kovačić 6 May 1994 (1994-05-06) (age 23) 9 0 Flag of Italy Internazionale
9 4FW Nikica Jelavić 27 August 1985 (1985-08-27) (age 31) 33 5 England Hull City
16 4FW Ante Rebić 21 September 1993 (1993-09-21) (age 23) 4 1 Flag of Italy Fiorentina
17 4FW Mario Mandžukić 21 May 1986 (1986-05-21) (age 31) 49 13 Germany Bayern Munich
18 4FW Ivica Olić 14 September 1979 (1979-09-14) (age 37) 91 18 Germany Wolfsburg
22 4FW Eduardo 25 February 1983 (1983-02-25) (age 34) 63 29 Flag of Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk

Recent callups

The following players have also been called up to the Croatia squad in the last 12 months and were not named in the above squad list, but are still eligible for selection.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Lovre Kalinić 3 April 1990 (1990-04-03) (age 27) 0 0 Croatia Hajduk Split v. Flag of Iceland.png Iceland, 19 November 2013
GK Dario Krešić 11 January 1984 (1984-01-11) (age 33) 1 0 Germany Mainz 05 v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013
GK Ivan Vargić 15 March 1987 (1987-03-15) (age 30) 0 0 Croatia Rijeka v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013
GK Antonio Ježina 5 June 1989 (1989-06-05) (age 28) 1 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb v. South Korea.png South Korea, 10 September 2013
GK Dominik Picak 12 February 1992 (1992-02-12) (age 25) 0 0 Croatia Slaven Belupo v. Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein, 14 August 2013
DF Ivan Strinić 17 July 1987 (1987-07-17) (age 29) 32 0 Flag of Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
DF Igor Bubnjić 17 July 1992 (1992-07-17) (age 24) 2 0 Flag of Italy Udinese 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
DF Hrvoje Milić 10 May 1989 (1989-05-10) (age 28) 4 0 Flag of Russia Good One Rostov v. Switzerland.png Switzerland, 5 March 2014
DF Josip Šimunić 18 February 1978 (1978-02-18) (age 39) 105 3 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb v. Flag of Iceland.png Iceland, 19 November 2013
DF Josip Pivarić 30 January 1989 (1989-01-30) (age 28) 2 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013
DF Mario Maloča 4 May 1989 (1989-05-04) (age 28) 1 0 Croatia Hajduk Split v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013
MF Niko Kranjčar 13 August 1984 (1984-08-13) (age 32) 81 16 England Queens Park Rangers 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Milan Badelj 25 February 1989 (1989-02-25) (age 28) 9 1 Germany Hamburg 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Ivo Iličević 14 September 1986 (1986-09-14) (age 30) 8 1 Germany Hamburg 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Mario Pašalić 9 February 1995 (1995-02-09) (age 22) 0 0 Croatia Hajduk Split 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
MF Mate Maleš 11 March 1989 (1989-03-11) (age 28) 1 0 Croatia Rijeka v. Switzerland.png Switzerland, 5 March 2014
MF Arijan Ademi 29 May 1991 (1991-05-29) (age 26) 1 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013
MF Alen Halilović 18 June 1996 (1996-06-18) (age 21) 3 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb v. Belgium.png Belgium, 11 October 2013
MF Marin Tomasov 31 August 1987 (1987-08-31) (age 29) 1 0 Germany 1860 Munich v. South Korea.png South Korea, 10 September 2013
FW Duje Čop 1 February 1990 (1990-02-01) (age 27) 0 0 Croatia Dinamo Zagreb 2014 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad
FW Leon Benko 11 November 1983 (1983-11-11) (age 33) 4 0 Flag of the People's Republic of China Dalian Aerbin v. Switzerland.png Switzerland, 5 March 2014 (withdrew)
FW Nikola Kalinić 5 January 1988 (1988-01-05) (age 29) 20 6 Flag of Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v. Scotland.png Scotland, 15 October 2013

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Croatian international players

Managers

Main article: List of Croatia international managers

Honours

Friendly titles

Other awards

External links

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