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Luka Modric: Official Autobiography

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Published: July 2020
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Author: Luka Modric
BIC Subject: Football (Soccer, Association football)
Published By: Bloomsbury
 
Published: 21-Jul-2020
Format: Hardback, 304 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781472977946
Stock Code: 2977946
Product Description
 
In his first and only autobiography, Real Madrid gal ictico and Croatian legend Luka Modric tells the story of his incredible journey from a childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to becoming a serial Champions League winner and the most celebrated footballer in the world.
In 2018, Luka Modric made football history with an unprecedented feat o winning all four of the most prestigious football awards in the same year- the Golden Ball at the World Cup in Russia, FIFA's The Best Men's Player, UEFA Men's Player of the Year, and the Ballon d'Or. The same year, as the team captain he led Croatia to the silver medal at the World Cup.
In this, his never-before-told life story, Luka reveals details from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia, describes his beginnings as a football player, unveils the background of key moments at Dinamo Zagreb, Spurs and Real Madrid, and brings you his personal account of his career peak o Croatia's dramatic path to the spectacular World Cup Final.
What were his thoughts during decisive matches? What was his relationship with key players and coaches? What is the inner determination that keeps him striving on the pitch?
Globally renowned as a visionary playmaker and midfield maestro, Luka Modric was born with the ambition to prove himself, and to lead. From his humble and hard-working origins, through grit and persistence he has faced down everyone who doubted him, and reached the heights of world football. His life story is a true inspiration.In his first and only autobiography, Real Madrid gal ictico and Croatian legend Luka Modric tells the story of his incredible journey from a childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to becoming a serial Champions League winner and the most celebrated footballer in the world.
In 2018, Luka Modric made football history with an unprecedented feat o winning all four of the most prestigious football awards in the same year- the Golden Ball at the World Cup in Russia, FIFA's The Best Men's Player, UEFA Men's Player of the Year, and the Ballon d'Or. The same year, as the team captain he led Croatia to the silver medal at the World Cup.
In this, his never-before-told life story, Luka reveals details from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia, describes his beginnings as a football player, unveils the background of key moments at Dinamo Zagreb, Spurs and Real Madrid, and brings you his personal account of his career peak o Croatia's dramatic path to the spectacular World Cup Final.
What were his thoughts during decisive matches? What was his relationship with key players and coaches? What is the inner determination that keeps him striving on the pitch?
Globally renowned as a visionary playmaker and midfield maestro, Luka Modric was born with the ambition to prove himself, and to lead. From his humble and hard-working origins, through grit and persistence he has faced down everyone who doubted him, and reached the heights of world football. His life story is a true inspiration.
Luka Modric is widely regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation. In 2018, he became the only footballer in the world to win the four big awards for best player in a single year- World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA The Best Men's Player, UEFA Men's Player of the Year, and the Ballon d'Or.
Robert Matteoni is a columnist, editor and a renowned sports journalist. Beginning his career as a footballer, he later became a sports reporter writing for Vecernji list, Vjesnik, Sportske novosti. Since 1994 he has been the official reporter for the Croatian national team, following the team through three World Cups and three European Championships.
 

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