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30 Years: Boban’s Kick Heard Around The Balkans

May 13, 2020

    May 13th, 2020 marks the 30-year anniversary of the Dinamo Zagreb-Red Star Riot and Zvonimir Boban’s “Kick Heard Around The Balkans” at Maksimir in Zagreb.     With political tensions already high at the time with a majority of Croatian parties voting for independence from Yugoslavia; what ensued at Maksimir that day was seen as the ‘symbolic’ start […]

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Ante Kvartuč

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Worst World Cup Call Against Croatia Goes To…

May 8, 2020

    These days, we’re obviously taking long strolls down memory lane with no sports being played. Today’s topic: What has been the worst World Cup call against Croatia?     Four moments come to mind right off the bat. Unfortunately, two of them occurred in the 2018 World Cup Final against France.     4 Worst Calls Against Croatia […]

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Ante Kvartuč

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Josip Šimunić The Freight Train

May 3, 2020

    Croatia had never lost to Serbia in three previous meetings leading up to their 2014 World Cup qualifying match in Belgrade September 6th, 2013. And Josip Šimunić kept it that way.     With the match tied 1-1 in the 80th minute, a Croatian corner kick was quickly cleared putting only Šimunić between Suljemani and a wide open […]

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Ante Kvartuč

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The Harry Kane Miss That Changed Everything

April 29, 2020

    In the game of life, when you’re winning – even if you do make mistakes along the way – you simply brush those mistakes aside and keep on marching towards your ultimate goal; whatever it may be. But if you lose, you hold onto that mistake and mull over ‘what could have been’ in your time of defeat. […]

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Ante Kvartuč

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