Croatia entered the European championship with the title of “dark horses”. That title is debatable considering “dark horse”  literally means “a competitor about whom little is known but who unexpectedly wins”. Considering so many expect the Croats to win, the title seems redundant and almost all of Croatia’s ideal XI is well known to people 

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The transfer of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid to Arsenal on the final day of the transfer window came as a complete surprise to all football fans. The arrival of Gareth Bale from Tottenham left Ozil surplus to requirements at the Bernebeu although clearly there were financial implications for the club to sell too. Another 

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After being dubbed as the worst signing of La Liga by Marca in January, Luka Modric has picked up his form and proved what a world class player he is. Luka Modric, who was bought by Madrid on a fee in the region of 35m pounds, has only recently lived up to his price tag. 

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