"It's not the same if you play two 90-minute games, but I believe we have had ample time to recover, and we are professional enough to know who needs what in terms of recovery", he said.
"I wanted to showcase that I am a football fan, like everyone else; I wanted to support the team among other fans in the stands. And I don't see why it would be a surprise that Croatia went this far because we have great players".
Modric has so far played 485 of a possible 510 minutes in Russian Federation but coach Zlatko Dalic while admitting that "all players have had a long season", promised that there is still energy left for England. "We should continue to show that belief against Croatia - we've got a real chance". It was a very tough game against 50,000 people at the stadium.
Counting injury time, Croatia will have played the equivalent of roughly four matches in 11 days by the end of its semifinal against England - even if it doesn't go to extra time again.
Cars are decorated with red-and-white chequerboard flags and football jerseys are being sold in large numbers.
Croatia star Luka Modric has admitted that he and his team-mates watched the Three Lions 2-0 victory over Sweden and he expects a tough encounter when the two Country's face off in the World Cup semi-final this coming Wednesday.
"This makes us extremely proud that after 20 years we've reached the semis of the World Cup", the 32-year-old Modric added.
"Fiery dream continues! After another thriller Croatia in semi-finals!" said the Sportske Novosti paper's online edition.
"Yesterday and today I would have experienced the same feelings towards me, if I were in your place", said Fedor Smolov, sharing the blame for the quarter-final defeat in which he missed a penalty against Croatia.
Meghan stunned during the meeting at President Higgins' official Aras an Uactharain residence with an off-the-shoulder grey dress. This will include a Gaelic sports festival at Croke Park, the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association.
In the letter, she wrote: "Every other relationship I've had has only been about love, but with you it's about friendship, too". At the time the post received a lot of positive responses, although Caroline did have to defend her fiance from some criticism.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes oath of office at Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara , yesterday. Erdogan referred to the principles of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish Republic.
Riyad Mahrez looks set to complete his long-awaited move to Manchester City later this week, according to Sky sources. Mahrez, who signed from Le Havre for just £400,000 in 2014, has made 179 appearances for Leicester, scoring 48 times.
Liverpool have begun formal negotiations with Stoke City over the transfer of Xherdan Shaqiri , according to reports. A deal for the Lyon captain may yet be resurrected after France's World Cup campaign, however.
Croatia are wary of the threat posed by England captain Harry Kane , who is the tournament's leading scorer with six goals so far. Seriously it's our time - LETS GO ENGLAND '. "It has been a few years since he said what he said about me.
At first, a flight attendant told her - politely, Burt wrote - that the dog had to stay in her carrier under the seat. When Darcy continued her abnormal breathing, one flight attendant brought over an oxygen tank and a breathing mask.
Knight was a basketball operations assistant for the Northern Arizona Suns of the developmental G League in the 2016-17 season. He said he heard voices and didn't know where they came from. "I just asked God for forgiveness for all the wrong I've done".
For this, apart from the players themselves, the selectors and the chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq must all be congratulated. This is Pakistan's ninth successive T20 series win and has helped the team retain their top position in the T20 ranking.
He added that all of them were generally healthy and in good spirits, thanks to their "high immunity " from playing football. Rescuers worked in three stages, rescuing the first group of four boys in a total of nine hours on Sunday.
Study suggests weaning babies sooner onto solids can aid sleep
Of course, let's not forget the official advice, and that is to breastfeed your child for his six months of life - exclusively. Other babies need a little longer to get used to new textures so may prefer smooth or blended foods on a spoon at first.
UK regulator to fine Facebook over data breaches
The watchdog also announced plans to a bring a criminal action against Cambridge Analytica's defunct parent company SCL Elections. The office finds that Facebook lacked the privacy protections necessary to catch Cambridge Analytica before it was too late.
‘The English Patient’ wins Golden Man Booker Prize
Booker Prize Foundation chair Baroness Helena Kennedy said the story was "a compelling work of fiction". The one-off award, voted for by the public, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker prize.