The Croatian midfielder has talked about his chances of winning the Golden Ball: “For me it’s not important, I already said it, my only wish is to raise the cup for Croatia.”
Final: “For a country like Croatia it’s something historic to be in a World Cup final”
Disrespect from England: “You always have to respect other teams and have both feet on the ground, but no matter what others say, we are focused on our own, but it is a motivation when you see that they talk so much nonsense. They are wrong because this team has a great character and we showed it again “.
Match: “We have to be proud of the second half and the extension, it seems that when the match progresses we improve physically and that is impressive”.
France: “We have a very tough opponent in the final, I think it’s harder than England, I think it’s the toughest opponent in this World Cup.”
Cristiano: “I said that Cristiano would stay because it was my desire, I did not know anything, Cristiano is unique and it’s a shame he leaves, I wish him well, except when he plays against Madrid.” I appreciate everything he did for Madrid ” .
Golden Ball: “For me it’s not important, I already said it, my only wish is to raise the cup for Croatia.”
A promise: “If we win all the equipment we will paint our hair”.