Croatia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live stream Info

Croatia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live stream Info: Croatia is certainly one of the strongest squads to have qualified for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup. The team showed brilliant execution in the previous FIFA edition after losing against France in the year 1998. They made a powerful comeback in the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup ending at the runner-up position.

With only a couple of months left for the much-awaited soccer world cup to kick start, Croatian fans are excited to reveal more details about it the country’s coach, captain, World cup result as well as squad. So here we have covered detailed information about the same.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Croatia Squad
Croatia FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Captain

Luka Modric, the 36 years old midfielder will serve the Croatian squad as a captain of the FIFA World Cup. He was awarded the prestigious Ballon D’Or in the year 2018. His football career constitutes 22 goals in a total of 294 appearances for Real Madrid. It is expected that Luka might be playing his last world cup and will be his last appearance in professional football. He has been associated with Croatia’s team since 2006 with 152 appearances and 22 goals. We all hope for his best performance in the 2022 World cup tournament.

World Cup 2022 Croatia Coach

The 56-year-old Zlatko Dalic will be the head coach of Croatia for the FIFA World Cup. He holds experience in managing clubs in Croatia, Albania, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. It was under his leadership, that the team managed to reach the runners up spot at the 2018 FIFA edition. He will be looking to continue with the winning performance at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Croatia’ World Cup Record & Performances

Croatia as a team has proved itself to be a strong FIFA contestant by qualifying in a total of six tournaments and finishing at the third and second position in the 1998 and 2018 world cups respectively. The 2018 Russian World Cup was their best tournament finishing in the finals after losing against France in Moscow.

Year Host Manager Stage of Elimination Top Scorer
2018 Russia Zlatko Dalic Final (2nd) Mario Mandzukic (3) & Ivan Perisic (3)
2014 Brazil Niko Kovac Group Stage (19th) Mario Mandzukic (2) & Ivan Perisic (2)
2006 Germany Zlatko Kranjcar Group Stage (22nd) Niko Kovac (1) & Darijo Srna (1)
2002 South Korea & Japan Mirko Jozic Group Stage (23rd) Ivica Olic (1) & Milan Rapaic (1)
1998 France Miroslav Blazevic Semi-final (3rd) Davor Suker (6)

Qualified Teams for the World Cup Group F :
Belgium | Canada | Morocco | Croatia

FIFA World Cup 2022 Croatia Team Squad

It is after a couple of months, that the Croatia World Cup 2022 squad will be announced. The captain Zlatko Dalic has already revealed that the final 26 men squad will comprise the list of players who played against Slovenia and Bulgaria.

Croatia potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Nediljko Labrovic (Rijeka), Ivica Ivusic (Osijek)

Defenders : Marin Pongracic (Wolfsburg), Josip Stanisic (Bayern Munich), Duje Caleta-Car (Marseille), Josip Sutalo (Dinamo Zagreb), Martin Erlic (Spezia), Domagoj Vida (Besiktas), Josip Juranovic (Celtic), Sime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid), Borna Barisic (Rangers), Borna Sosa (Stuttgart)

Midfielders : Lovro Majer (Rennes), Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Marcelo Brozovic (Inter Milan), Nikola Vlasic (West Ham)
Luka Sucic (Red Bull Salzburg), Mario Pasalic (Atalanta), Kristijan Jakic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Luka Ivanusec (Dinamo Zagreb)

Forwards : Josip Brekalo (Wolfsburg), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Ante Budimir (Osasuna), Mislav Orisic (Dinamo Zagreb)

Fifa World Cup 2022 Croatia Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Wed, Nov. 23 Morocco vs. Croatia 5 a.m. Al Bayt
Sun, Nov. 27 Croatia vs. Canada 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Thurs, Dec. 1 Croatia vs. Belgium 10 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali

How to watch Fifa World Cup 2022 Online

TV channels: USA (Fox Sports, Telemundo), UK (BBC), Canada (TSN), Australia (SBS), New Zealand (SKY Sport), India (Sony Network)
Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV, DirecTV Stream, Hulu+ Live, SlingTV, YouTube TV

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