Croatia midfielder Luka Modric is confident his team can cause problems for Brazil. And hinted that there might be a penalty shoot-out again. Checkered will play against Brazil in the football World Cup. The quarterfinals this Friday, with the winning team going to face either the Netherlands or Argentina in the playoffs.
Modric sat down for a pre-match press conference on Thursday. UFABET By the players, now the team has more confidence after successfully passing through the round of 16 teams.
“In the last 16 against Japan (1-1 draw before winning on penalties), we proved our mental strength,” said the Real Madrid midfielder.
“This latest game gives us confidence. We can do it again and we are also preparing another penalty shoot-out.”
In addition, Modric did not ask to talk about his own future with the national team. The 37-year-old midfielder has stressed that he wants to concentrate first on the World Cup.
“I don’t know how long I will play for the national team. I am 100 per cent focused in this World Cup. After that we will have time to think about the future.”
Modric said: “The last game gave us confidence. And against Brazil we will do it again, we can fight for sure and prepare for the penalty shoot-out.