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  • Barišić and Kramarić crush Azerbaijani hopes

    21.03.2019.

    Barišić and Kramarić crush Azerbaijani hopes

    Croatia national football team managed to score first points on the road towards EURO 2020, even though the visitors from Azerbaijan took the lead. CROATIA - AZERBAIJAN 2:1 (1:1)EURO 2020...

  • Dalić and Modrić cautious, expecting positives

    21.03.2019.

    Dalić and Modrić cautious, expecting positives

    Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalić and team captain Luka Modrić held a press conference on the eve of the European Qualifiers opener against Azerbaijan. Zlatko Dalić "We have great respect for our...

  • Dalić: "Let us stand together once again"

    18.03.2019.

    Dalić: "Let us stand together once again"

    Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalić held a press conference as the FIFA World Cup runners-up meet to begin their European Qualifiers campaign. Health issues "Pjaca underwent surgery and I wish him a...

  • Video: Montenegro beats Croatia in penalty shoot-out

    05.03.2019.

    Video: Montenegro beats Croatia in penalty shoot-out

    The Croatian women's team played their last match at the Croatia Cup against Montenegro, while Slovenia outmatched Serbia in the final. CROATIA - MONTENEGRO 1:1 (0:0, 4:5 - 11m)Croatia Cup...

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Throughout history

1907.
1940.
1956.
1990.
1994.
1994.
1996.
1998.
1998.
1999.
2002.
2004.
2006.
2008.
2012.
2014.
2016.
2018.
1998

The first two unofficial matches of the Croatian national team were played in Prague, against Slavia. The Czechs won both matches (15:2 i 20:0).

The first match of the Croatian national team, which then represented the state of Banovina Hrvatska, was played. On April 2nd, Croatia beat Switzerland in Zagreb 4:0. Representing Banovina Hrvatska and Nezavisna Država Hrvatska (The Independent State of Croatia), the Croatian national team played 19 matches, with nine wins, four draws and six defeats.

As a part of former Yugoslavia, Croatian national team played one international match. In Zagreb, Croatia beat Indonesia 5:2.

On October 17th, 1990, Croatian national football team played a friendly against the United States at Maksimir Stadium and won 2:1.

The first appearance of the Croatian senior national team in an official competition was recorded in Tallinn, in a qualifier for UEFA EURO 1996 against Estonia. Croatia won 2:0. A month later, in Zagreb, Croatia played the first home match in an official competition, against Lithuania (2:0).

Croatian national team won a FIFA award for the Best Mover of the Year.

In its first major tournament, Croatia won 5th place at the UEFA European Championships in England 1996.

Playing only the second major tournament, and the first FIFA World Cup, Croatia won the bronze medal with a win over Netherlands in France 1998. With six goals, Davor Šuker won the award for the best goalscorer of the tournament.

Croatian national team won a FIFA award for the Best Mover of the Year.

Croatian national team achieved its best position in the FIFA rankings. From January to April 1999, Croatia claimed the third place.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in South Korea and Japan 2002.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Portugal 2004.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in Germany 2006.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Austria and Switzerland 2008, and reached the quarter-final stage.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in Poland and Ukraine 2012.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014.

Croatia participated in the final tournament of the UEFA European Championships in France 2012 and lost in the second round against later champion Portugal.

Croatia's national team has achieved historical success and won silver medal at the FIFA World Cup in Russia

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