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Persistence: The Ivan Rakitić Story

September 20, 2017

    (Thank you to CroatianSports.com member Idemo for posting this article)     per·sist·ence (noun): firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.     A good friend of mine in Croatia once told me, “Money and good looks don’t win over a woman, persistence does.”     Women like to be chased. […]

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Bogut Joins Zubac In Los Angeles

September 19, 2017

  2005 #1 overall pick in the NBA draft Andrew Bogut will be joining Ivica Zubac and the Los Angeles Lakers on a 1-year contract for the 2017/18 season. Bogut was last seen playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, being traded in a playoff push, but only lasted 58 seconds before breaking his leg in his debut.     Bogut […]

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Croatians Around Europe *IV*

September 15, 2017

    Nikola Kalinić got on the board for the first time for new club AC Milan; scoring twice in a 2-1 win over Udinese Sunday. Both goals were essentially tap-ins in front of the Udinese net but it’s good to see Kalinić getting the start and breaking the ice in Milan. His 22nd and 31st minute goals was enough for […]

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Kovačić Out, Subašić Questionable For October Qualifiers

September 15, 2017

    From bad to worse.     With an essential “must win” game against Finland in Osijek on October 6th and potential group decider versus Ukraine in Kiev three days later, Croatia will be without one (maybe even two) of its starters for these key World Cup qualifiers.     Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovačić is likely out 6-8 […]

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