Former Real Madrid and Croatia player Robert Prosinecki has praised countryman Luka Modric, claiming he could lead the Croatian national team to a win in the European Championship.
“He is the boss of a generation that can exceed what we achieved in the 1998 France World Cup. We have a great national team and I think they are going to win title,” he told Goal.com.
Modric lead Croatia to a 5-1 victory against Norway to consolidate their lead in group H of the European Championship qualyfiers.
Prosinecki praised Croatia’s players talent: “Luka Modric, Rakitic, Mandzukic, Kovacic, Brozovic. We have great footballers with great talent that play in big European clubs. They are playing a good qualifying round and I hope we can have a great performance in the European Championship and, why not, win it.”
Prosinecki is now Azerbaijan’s national manager and is set to face Croatia next week. “It will be a especial game against Croatia. It will be the first time I don’t want them to win. We know it will be tough, but we will try to play a great game against them. After this match, I hope they win all games and qualify for the European Championship,” Prosinecki told Goal.com.