Modric, one more year at Real Madrid

The veteran Croatian midfielder will complete his eleventh season with the white team, with which he has already won 20 titles, in addition to the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA The Best award

Amador Gomez

It's official. Luka Modric renewed his renewal contract with Real Madrid on Wednesday for one more season, until 2023. The veteran Croatian midfielder, 36, will therefore complete his eleventh season with the white team, with which he has already won 20 titles, In addition to winning the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA The Best award in 2018, which recognizes the best footballer in the world.

Hello, madridistas. I am very happy to continue at Real Madrid, to continue wearing this shirt. I have the same illusion and desire to continue giving everything and winning things. Thank you very much for your love and... Hala Madrid! », declared Modric through a video recorded by himself at the Valdebebas Sports City and published on the club's social networks.

Modric has won five Champions Leagues, three Leagues, one Copa del Rey, four Club World Cups, three European Super Cups and four Spanish Super Cups with Madrid.

The Croatian signed his renewal this Wednesday together with Florentino Pérez in Valdebebas, in a private act that was announced the day before, although the Croatian's continuity was fully assured since Real Madrid won the Champions League in the final on May 28 played in Paris against Liverpool. His renewal was confirmed even before the Christmas break, when the white club showed its willingness to continue for another year due to his good performance.

After the signing, the Balkan player received from the Real Madrid president a shirt with his name and the number 2023 on the back, and posed next to all the trophies he has won dressed in white. Modric, who was expressly requested by José Mourinho, arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2012, in exchange for 35 million euros that the white club paid Tottenham.

Source link