Luka Modrić was an unused substitute and had not even made his World Cup debut when Brazil beat Croatia 1-0 in 2006.— Zach Lowy (@ZachLowy) December 9, 2022
He was in the XI when Croatia lost 4-1 to Brazil in the 2014 World Cup opener.
At 37, he leads Croatia past Brazil and en route to the 2022 World Cup semifinals. pic.twitter.com/wkhdrU9K6L
Damn, football is cruel. Avoid players from Manchester United if you want to progress in the World Cup! Brazil are paying the ultimate price of leaving Firmino out of the squad.— THE SEASON (@castrofy26) December 9, 2022