Luka Modric

Born: September 9, 1985 (age 30)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Zadar, Croatia
Nationality: Croatia Croatian

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Real Madrid (no. 10)
Luka Modric for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Career History
Youth2002-2003Dinamo Zagreb
Senior→ 2003Zrinjski Mostar (loan)
2003-2008Dinamo Zagreb
→ 2004NK Inter Zapresic (loan)
2008-2012Tottenham Hotspur
2012-Real Madrid
International2006-Croatia
Sports Mole has 768 articles about Luka Modric. Articles 1 to 40:
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Result: Real Madrid make Champions League final
Real Madrid book their spot in the Champions League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the second leg of their semi-final at the Bernabeu.
21:38
Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate a goal by Harry Kane against Bournemouth on March 20, 2016
Report: Tottenham Hotspur will not sell key players
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will not consider any offers for their key players during the summer.
May 3, 11:58
Jurgen Norbert Klopp knows where his loyalties lie during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 2016
Preview: Villarreal vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League semi-final first leg between Villarreal and Liverpool at Estadio El Madrigal.
Apr 27, 11:51
Luka Modric of Real Madrid is flanked by Manchester City pair Fernando and Fernandinho during the Champions League semi-final first leg on April 26, 2016
Result: Manchester City, Real Madrid play out goalless draw
Manchester City and Real Madrid play out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Etihad on Tuesday night.
Apr 26, 21:37
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal against Levante on March 2, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo misses out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is left out of the starting XI for Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first leg against Manchester City after failing a fitness test.
Apr 26, 18:42
Gareth Bale reacts to a Rayo goal during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid on April 23, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale inspires Real Madrid to comeback victory
Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano 3-2 and move to the top of the La Liga table in the process.
Apr 23, 16:53
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale in, Cristiano Ronaldo out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is absent from the Real Madrid matchday squad as Gareth Bale returns to the fold.
Apr 23, 14:07
Karim Benzema celebrates scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Villarreal on April 20, 2016
Zinedine Zidane hails Karim Benzema
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane pays tribute to Karim Benzema after the Frenchman hit his 23rd league goal of the season on Wednesday night.
Apr 21, 12:13
Karim Benzema celebrates scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Villarreal on April 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid keep pace with top two in La Liga
Real Madrid move to within one point of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 3-0 victory over Villarreal at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night.
Apr 20, 22:53
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-0 Villarreal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Villarreal at the Bernabeu, which ended in a 3-0 home win.
Apr 20, 20:30
Luka Modric for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Luka Modric's cousin kidnapped and killed in El Salvador
The cousin of Luka Modric is found dead in the boot of a car having been kidnapped and killed while working in El Salvador, according to reports.
Apr 14, 18:10
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick sees Real Madrid through to semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo hits a hat-trick as Real Madrid overcome Wolfsburg 3-2 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League once again.
Apr 12, 21:38
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the La Liga match between Granada  and Real Madrid on February 7, 2016
Real Madrid's Luka Modric: 'Fans key to overturning deficit'
Real Madrid fans must get behind the team if they are to stand any chance of overturning a two-goal deficit against Wolfsburg, according to Luka Modric.
Apr 11, 20:10
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid beat Eibar to go second in La Liga table
Real Madrid move above Atletico Madrid into second position in the La Liga table courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Eibar on Saturday afternoon.
Apr 9, 16:49
Three-headed Broadway star Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi celebrate scoring during the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Valencia on February 3, 2016
Team News: Full-strength sides for El Clasico
Barcelona and Real Madrid are both able to name strong sides for El Clasico at Camp Nou.
Apr 2, 18:44
Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool and Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur greet prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Liverpool and title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield.
Mar 31, 17:12
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic after scoring during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid in Lviv on November 25, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur interested in Real Madrid's Mateo Kovacic?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic this summer, but could face competition from Sevilla.
Mar 29, 18:43
Real Madrid players celebrate scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid breeze past Sevilla in Madrid
Real Madrid move to within one point of second-placed Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table courtesy of a 4-0 win over Sevilla at the Bernabeu.
Mar 20, 21:20
Paul Pogba in action during the Champions League game between Juventus and Bayern Munich on February 22, 2016
Paul Scholes wants Manchester United to re-sign Paul Pogba
Paul Scholes is keen to see Manchester United secure the services of French midfielder Paul Pogba for a second time.
Mar 14, 21:09
Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Las Palmas and Real Madrid on March 13, 2016
Result: Ten-man Real Madrid beat Las Palmas
Real Madrid close the gap on second-placed Atletico Madrid to four points with a 2-1 win at Las Palmas in La Liga on Sunday night.
Mar 13, 21:28
Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Elche's Javi Marquez in action during the La Liga match on May 11, 2014
Granada's Javi Marquez calls son 'Modric' after Real Madrid midfielder
Granada midfielder Javi Marquez names his newborn son 'Modric' after Real Madrid's Luka Modric.
Mar 11, 21:27
Cristiano Ronaldo scores during the Champions League game between Real Madrid and Roma on March 8, 2016
Result: Real Madrid through to Champions League quarter-finals
Real Madrid book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 4-0 aggregate win over Italian side Roma.
Mar 8, 21:36
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale gestures as he celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Getafe CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on December 5, 2015
Team News: Gareth Bale makes first Real Madrid start since mid-January for Roma clash
Gareth Bale makes his first start for Real Madrid since mid-January for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Roma at the Bernabeu.
Mar 8, 18:41
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring against Athletic Bilbao on February 13, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits four in Real Madrid win
Cristiano Ronaldo hits four as Real Madrid record a 7-1 win over Celta Vigo to move within one point of second-placed Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Mar 5, 16:55
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the La Liga match between Granada  and Real Madrid on February 7, 2016
Luka Modric, Toni Kroos to miss Celta Vigo clash
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane reveals that key midfielders Luka Modric and Toni Kroos will both miss Saturday's La Liga clash against Celta Vigo.
Mar 4, 21:14
Marcelo for Real Madrid on December 9, 2014
Luka Modric, Marcelo back in Real Madrid training
Luka Modric and Marcelo both take part in first-team training ahead of Real Madrid's La Liga clash at home to Celta Vigo this weekend.
Mar 3, 15:12
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Celta Vigo at the Bernabeu.
Mar 3, 12:57
Dimitri Payet (2nd R) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on October 3, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of matchday 27's Saturday lunchtime Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland.
Feb 26, 13:33
Isco of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and UD Las Palmas at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 31, 2015
Ivan Helguera criticises 'flashy' Isco
Former Real Madrid defender Ivan Helguera claims that Isco is not good enough to be a regular in Los Blancos' starting XI.
Feb 17, 16:13
Luka Modric in action during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane "very happy" with Luka Modric
Zinedine Zidane heaps praise on Luka Modric after his goal earns Real Madrid all three points away at Granada.
Feb 8, 13:12
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the La Liga match between Granada  and Real Madrid on February 7, 2016
Result: Luka Modric stunner keeps Real Madrid in hunt
Luka Modric scores a spectacular late winner as Real Madrid overcome a tricky Granada side in Sunday night's La Liga clash in Andalusia.
Feb 7, 21:21
Real Madrid's French assistant coach Zinedine Zidane looks on before the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Granada 1-2 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Granada and Real Madrid at Los Carmenes, which ended in a 2-1 away win.
Feb 7, 18:30
Dele Alli celebrates scoring during the game between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur on January 3, 2016
Luke Chadwick: 'Dele Alli always destined for the top'
Luke Chadwick tells Sports Mole why his former teammate Dele Alli was always going to shine in the Premier League.
Jan 25, 14:44
The FIFA FIFPro World XI assembles on stage at Ballon d'Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus on January 11, 2016
Real Madrid, Barcelona boast four players apiece in FIFPro World XI
Real Madrid and Barcelona provide four players apiece for the 2016 FIFPro World XI, with Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo leading the line.
Jan 11, 17:50
Gareth Bale scores with his head to complete his hat-trick during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Zinedine Zidane leads Real Madrid to thumping home win
Real Madrid's new era under French manager Zinedine Zidane begins with an impressive 5-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Jan 9, 21:22
Gareth Bale is mobbed by teammates after scoring during the game between Valencia and Real Madrid on January 3, 2016
Result: Valencia hold 10-man Real Madrid in tense affair
Gary Neville's Valencia twice come from behind to draw 2-2 with 10-man Real Madrid in Sunday evening's La Liga fixture at the Mestalla.
Jan 3, 21:25
Kyle Walker of Tottenham during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on August 22, 2015 in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Kyle Walker: 'Exciting times for Tottenham Hotspur'
Tottenham Hotspur right-back Kyle Walker says that it is a "pleasure" to play with the club's "exciting" current crop of players.
Jan 3, 21:02
Luka Modric for Real Madrid on September 27, 2014
Report: Carlo Ancelotti wants to poach Luka Modric
A report claims that soon-to-be Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti will move for Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric in the summer transfer window.
Dec 28, 10:26
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Real Madrid step up Ante Coric pursuit?
A report in Spain claims that Real Madrid are plotting a January bid for Dinamo Zagreb's young midfielder Ante Coric.
Dec 27, 12:40
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring in Real Madrid's 10-2 win over Rayo Vallecano on December 20, 2015
Result: Real Madrid hit 10 against Rayo Vallecano
Gareth Bale scores four times at the Bernabeu as Real Madrid beat nine-man Rayo Vallecano 10-2 in La Liga on Sunday afternoon.
Dec 20, 17:00
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona362745104297585
2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal361810844311364
5Athletic Bilbao361771255441158
6Celta Vigo36169115057-757
7Sevilla361410124943652
8Malaga361112133433145
9Valencia361111144444044
10Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
11Real Sociedad36119164247-542
12EibarEibar36119164656-1042
13Real Betis361011153150-1941
14Espanyol36117183667-3140
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo36718114359-1639
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Getafe3698193564-2935
19Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
20Levante3678213466-3229