Today, August 27, 2022, commemorates the 10th anniversary of the presentation of Luka Modric as a player of real Madrid. The Croatian midfielder sealed his signature with the white club for a contract that, initially, will be for five seasons. A decade later, that fine, technically offensive midfielder you were compared to Johan Cruyff Because of his face and slim build, he became a legend of real Madrid and one of the most complete midfielders of the 21st century.
The Croatian landed on Santiago Bernabeu from Tottenham at the express request of Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese coach wants the Balkan to complete his midfield and the leaders of the white club clashed with Daniel Levy, president of motivatedin a negotiation that lasted until almost the market closed.
Finally the real Madrid paid 42 million euros for Luka Modricwhich many viewed with suspicion for being a signing claimed by Jose Mourinho. At 26 years old (his anniversary is September 9) the Croatian took months to become a starting player. In fact, until the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti a year later, he did not live at eleven.
Modric Since his arrival, he has played 439 games in which he has scored 32 goals. Include 21 white titles of which 5 stand out Champions and 3 Suspended and was also awarded by golden ball in 2018 thanks for its great Russia World Cupwhere he led his country to the grand final.
Source: La Verdad
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