Team: REAL MADRID
D.O.B: 9TH SEPTEMBER 1985
Kit: REAL MADRID HOME KIT
Luka Modric is a Croatian footballer who plays for Real Madrid and for the Croatia national football team as a midfielder.
Modric's childhood coincided with the Croatian War of Independence. After showing promise in hometown club Zadar's youth team, he was signed by Dinamo Zagreb as a teenager in 2002. His professional career began with loan spells at Zrinjski Mostar and Inter Zapresic. While he was playing for GNK Dinamo Zagreb, they won three consecutive league titles and several domestic cups, with Modric named Prva HNL "Player of the Year" in 2007.
In 2008 he moved to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and achieved significant success before moving to Real Madrid in Summer 2012.Modric has played for the Croatian national team since 2006 including participation for
Croatia at Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.On 27 August 2012, Real Madrid announced that they had agreed a deal with Tottenham for a fee in the region of 33m. Modric signed a 5 year contract. The deal also included a new partnership between the two clubs.