Luka Modric "happy" to draw Tottenham in the Champions League
Luka Modric says he is happy to draw Tottenham in the Champions League group stage.
Luka Modric is 31-year-old midfielder for soccer team Real Madrid.
He was born in Zadar, Croatia, in 1985, and from early age he was playing soccer.
His youth career started in local team Zadar when he was only 11 years old. After a couple of years, he has moved to the capital of Croatia, Zagreb, to join Dinamo Zagreb.
There, he began his senior career, and he stayed with the team until 2008, when he was loaned for the first time to Zrinjski, and then for Inter Zapresic, before transferring to Tottenham Hotspur in 2008.
Modric was successful in Tottenham, appearing in 127 games, over 4 years period.
In 2012, he signed the deal for Real Madrid, and he now has 142 games for Madrid's club.
He is also playing for Croatia's national team.
Modric is a very creative playmaker, and he is able to change the course of the game with a pass, both from distance or with a solo, long-range effort. Modric has great ball control, and he can pass the ball with the outside of the boot. He is an excellent dribbler, and can pass the ball to another player from a great distance.
He is married to Vanja Bosnic from 2010, and they have two kids together.