Croatia finished second in Europe’s Group I and made it to the World Cup, thanks to a 4-1 aggregate play-off win over Greece.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in Russia from 14th June to 15th July. All teams have qualified for the tournament and these teams are required to register a squad of 23 players, which includes three goalkeepers. Only players from this squad can play in the tournament.
The 32 teams will be divided into eight groups of four teams each – Group A to Group H. The four teams in Group D are: Argentina, Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria.
Croatia finished second in Europe’s Group I and made it to the World Cup thanks to a 4-1 aggregate play-off win over Greece. Their FIFA ranking is 20. Let’s look at Croatia’s official squad for FIFA World Cup, 2018.
Coach: Zlatko Dalić
- Dominik Livaković - Goalkeeper - 23 years old - 1 cap
- Šime Vrsaljko - Defender - 26 years old - 35 caps
- Ivan Strinić - Defender - 30 years old - 42 caps
- Ivan Perišić - Forward - 29 years old - 65 caps
- Vedran Ćorluka - Defender - 32 years old - 98 caps
- Dejan Lovren - Defender - 28 years old - 38 caps
- Ivan Rakitić - Midfielder - 30 years old - 91 caps
- Mateo Kovačić - Midfielder - 24 years old - 40 caps
- Andrej Kramarić - Forward - 26 years old - 30 caps
- Luka Modrić (captain) - Midfielder - 32 years old - 105 caps
- Marcelo Brozović - Midfielder - 25 years old - 34 caps
- Lovre Kalinić - Goalkeeper - 28 years old - 10 caps
- Tin Jedvaj - Defender - 22 years old - 11 caps
- Filip Bradarić - Midfielder - 26 years old - 4 caps
- Duje Ćaleta-Car - Defender - 21 years old - 1 cap
- Nikola Kalinić - Forward - 30 years old - 41 caps
- Mario Mandžukić - Forward - 32 years old - 82 caps
- Ante Rebić - Forward - 24 years old - 15 caps
- Milan Badelj - Midfielder - 29 years old - 37 caps
- Marko Pjaca - Forward - 23 years old - 16 caps
- Domagoj Vida - Defender - 29 years old - 58 caps
- Josip Pivarić - Defender - 29 years old - 19 caps
- Danijel Subašić - Goalkeeper - 33 years old - 37 caps