The newly-crowned FIFA Best Men's player accused the media of failing to give Croatia the recognition they deserved in the build-up to July's 2-1 extra-time victory in Moscow.
England have suffered a double injury blow a day before their crunch Nations League clash away to rivals Croatia.
"I played in Croatia past year for Everton in the Europa League and I know how hostile their fans are".
Modric's claims were echoed by Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic, who added: "I would agree with Luka that we felt a little underestimated by the English media, not the head coach or the players".
"We felt a bit disrespected, not appreciated as much as we deserve", said the 33-year-old. "I didn't think the [England] players and head coach underestimated us but the people that surround their national team - commentators, journalists, fans", he said in a pre-match news conference.
Three months after facing one another in the World Cup semi-finals, the Three Lions travel to Rijeka before heading onto an arguably even tougher assignment against Spain. Is that a problem for England?
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The lack of awareness and the severe shortage of mental health professionals in the country add to the problem. While social media keeps people connected, it builds additional pressure to project only the best.
"There's always a level of respect between the teams. That's something you need to answer for yourself and analyse".
"You always need to respect your opponent, but also have a self-belief in your team and your possibilities".
Dalic felt confident enough in his team to get a result from Friday's Nations League meeting that he then reeled off his starting XI for the game, which comes on the back of a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Spain in the same competition last month.
'We want to feel better about ourselves (after losing so heavily to Spain).
Croatia have been forced to play the game behind closed doors, the second and final match of a UEFA sanction after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch ahead of a Euro 2016 qualifying match against Italy.
"Players that, OK, in a lot of cases are relatively inexperienced at the highest level, but players we've enjoyed working with, have shown in training this week that they can handle this level". It's a odd environment for both teams, playing in front of an empty stadium, but it's important for us to achieve a good result. The team who play will be the team we believe in. We've obviously got a different team from the team that played in the semi-final and it's a good challenge for us.
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This is a bold move by DC, which has been losing the cinematic war with Marvel pretty much since the jump. So, we are hoping that Gunn's addition to the squad would help Suicide Squad 2 put up a better show.
Earlier it was reported that the company SpaceX has made the launch, moving into space, the Argentinean satellite. Apart from this it will predict pestilence and can even give an alert about the natural disasters like floods.
Marvel also typically lets the stars get bonuses of up to several million dollars based on the film's performance. To everyone in front of the camera, behind the camera, and in the audience, thank you for the memories!
Roscosmos, which oversees the Russian space program, tweeted a photo of Hague and Ovchinin being examined in Zhezkazgan. The Russian Soyuz rocket has malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazahstan, Russian media report .
Barnier said he realised such checks were politically hard but this was the effect of Britons voting to leave the EU. The OBR said weaker economic activity and higher prices could result from a no-deal Brexit.
Earlier in the day, Trump told the Fox & Friends television broadcast that the central bank was "making a big mistake ". Trump, who departed for Erie just before markets closed on Wednesday, was briefed by officials about the sell-off.
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He was getting a better view Wednesday. "When you play with LeBron you obviously want to keep playing because he's easy to watch". Ball made his first appearance since March in Las Vegas after recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
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