FIFA World Cup Croatia Team 2014

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2014 Schedule 2014 Points Table
2014 Squad / Players List Facts
FIFA World Cup Record Individual Records
Most Appearances Top Goalscorers

FIFA World Cup Croatia Team 2014 Fixtures & Results

FIFA World Cup Croatia Team Schedule 2014

12 Jun 2014 - 17:00 Local time
Arena de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo
Group A Brazil 3-1 Croatia
18 Jun 2014 - 18:00 Local time
Arena Amazonia
Manaus
Group A Cameroon 0-4 Croatia
23 Jun 2014 - 17:00 Local time
Arena Pernambuco
Recife
Group A Croatia 1-3 Mexico

FIFA World Cup Croatia Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Croatia 3 1 0 2 6 6 0 3

FIFA World Cup Croatia Squad 2014

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Stipe Pletikosa 8 January 1979 109 0 Rostov
GK Danijel Subašić 27 October 1984 6 0 Monaco
GK Oliver Zelenika 14 May 1993 0 0 Lokomotiva
DF Darijo Srna (Captain) 1 May 1982 111 21 Shakhtar Donetsk
DF Vedran Ćorluka 5 February 1986 71 4 Lokomotiv Moscow
DF Ivan Strinić 17 July 1987 32 0 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
DF Dejan Lovren 5 July 1989 23 2 Southampton
DF Domagoj Vida 29 April 1989 22 1 Dynamo Kyiv
DF Gordon Schildenfeld 18 March 1985 20 0 Panathinaikos
DF Šime Vrsaljko 10 January 1992 5 0 Genoa
DF Igor Bubnjić 17 July 1992 2 0 Udinese
MF Niko Kranjčar 13 August 1984 81 16 Queens Park Rangers
MF Luka Modrić 9 September 1985 73 8 Real Madrid
MF Ivan Rakitić 10 March 1988 60 9 Sevilla
MF Ognjen Vukojević 20 December 1983 54 4 Dynamo Kyiv
MF Danijel Pranjić 2 December 1981 48 0 Panathinaikos
MF Ivan Perišić 2 February 1989 27 1 Wolfsburg
MF Milan Badelj 25 February 1989 9 1 Hamburg
MF Ivo Iličević 14 September 1986 8 1 Hamburg
MF Mateo Kovačić 6 May 1994 8 0 Internazionale
MF Sammir 23 April 1987 4 0 Getafe
MF Marcelo Brozović 16 November 1992 0 0 Dinamo Zagreb
MF Ivan Močinić 30 April 1993 0 0 Rijeka
MF Mario Pašalić 9 February 1995 0 0 Hajduk Split
FW Ivica Olić 14 September 1979 90 18 Wolfsburg
FW Eduardo 25 February 1983 62 29 Shakhtar Donetsk
FW Mario Mandžukić 21 May 1986 48 13 Bayern Munich
FW Nikica Jelavić 27 August 1985 32 5 Hull City
FW Ante Rebić 21 September 1993 3 1 Fiorentina
FW Duje Čop 1 February 1990 0 0 Dinamo Zagreb

FIFA World Cup Croatia Team Facts

Nickname(s) Vatreni (The Blazers)
Association Croatian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head Coach Niko Kovač
Asst Coach Robert Kovač
Goran Lacković
Vatroslav Mihačić
Captain Darijo Srna
Most Caps Darijo Srna (111)
Top Scorer Davor Šuker (45)
FIFA Code CRO
FIFA Ranking 20
Highest FIFA Ranking 3 (January 1999)
Lowest FIFA Ranking 125 (March 1994)
Elo Ranking 23
Highest Elo Ranking 4 (July 2013)
Lowest Elo Ranking 26 (October 2002)

Competitive Record

FIFA World Cup

Year Round Position Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
1930 to 1990 Competed as part of Yugoslavia - - - - - - -
1994 Could not enter - - - - - - -
1998 Third Place 3 7 5 0 2 11 5
2002 Group Stage 23 3 1 0 2 2 3
2006 Group Stage 22 3 0 2 1 2 3
2010 Did not qualify - - - - - - -
2014 Qualified - - - - - - -
Total 4/5 - 13 6 2 5 15 11

Individual Records

Most Appearances

# Name Clubs Croatia career Caps Goals
1 Darijo Srna Hajduk Split, Shakhtar Donetsk 2002– 111 21
2 Stipe Pletikosa Hajduk Split, Shakhtar Donetsk, Spartak Moscow
Tottenham Hotspur, Rostov
1999– 109 0
3 Josip Šimunić Hertha Berlin, Hoffenheim, Dinamo Zagreb 2001– 105 3
4 Dario Šimić Dinamo Zagreb, Internazionale, Milan, AS Monaco 1996–2008 100 3
5 Ivica Olić NK Zagreb, Dinamo Zagreb, CSKA Moscow,
Hamburger SV, Bayern Munich, Wolfsburg
2002– 90 18
6 Robert Kovač Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich,
Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Dinamo Zagreb
1999–2009 84 0
7 Niko Kovač Bayer Leverkusen, HSV, Bayern Munich,
Hertha Berlin, Red Bull Salzburg
1996–2008 83 14
8 Robert Jarni Hajduk Split, Bari, Torino, Juventus, Real Betis,
Real Madrid, Las Palmas, Panathinaikos
1991–2002 81 1
Niko Kranjčar Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split, Portsmouth,
Tottenham Hotspur, Dynamo Kyiv, Queens Park Rangers
2004– 81 16
10 Luka Modrić Dinamo Zagreb, Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid 2006– 73 8

Top Goalscorers

# Name Croatia Career Goals Caps
1 Davor Šuker 1991–2002 45 69
2 Eduardo da Silva 2004– 29 62
3 Darijo Srna 2002– 21 111
4 Ivica Olić 2002– 18 90
5 Niko Kranjčar 2004– 16 81
6 Goran Vlaović 1992–2002 15 52
7 Niko Kovač 1996–2008 14 83
8 Mladen Petrić 2001– 13 45
Mario Mandžukić 2007– 13 48
10 Zvonimir Boban 1991–1999 12 51
Ivan Klasnić 2004– 12 41