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Luka Modric Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Tue Sep, 2015
Luka Modric

Facts of Luka Modric

Date of Birth: 1985 , September-9
Birth Nation: Croatia
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Luka Modric
Birth Name
Nick Name Luka
Father Stipe Modric
Mother Radijka Modric
Nationality Croatian
Birth Place/City Zadar, SFR Yugoslavia
Profession Footballer
Working For Croatia national football team,Real Madrid
Net Worth 40,000,000 Euros
Salary 6.6 German British Pounds
Weight in KG 67.1kg
Married Yes
Married to Vanja Bosnic Modric
Children Ivano, Ema
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki

Quick Timeline of Luka Modric

1985 Born in Zadar, Croatia
2006 Began dating Vanja Bosnic
2010 Married to Vanja Bosnic
2010 First child, a son, Ivano
2013 Second child, Ema
1996 Started playing club football
2002 Joined Dinamo Zagreb
2003 Made his senior team appearance
2008 Joined Tottenham Hotspur
2012 Joined Real Madrid
2006 Made his international debut
2008 Played in the Euro 2008
2013 Won UEFA Champions League
2014 Won Copa del Rey
2003 Became Bosnian Premier League Player of the Year

Detail Timeline of Luka Modric

September 9 , 1985

Born in Zadar, Croatia

He is from an upper middle-class family, born in Zadar, Croatia as Luka Modric. He was born to Stipe Modric and Radojka Modric. His childhood days were quite difficult as he had to leave his home when he was just six. He is a Croatian. 

2006

Began dating Vanja Bosnic

Luka Modric is a married football player. He dated his future wife, Vanja Bosnic for about half a decade. They began dating each other from 2006. He was romantically linked with her and they were also found dating each other in public places.

2010

Married to Vanja Bosnic

Modric dated Vanja Bosnic for four years from the start of 2006 to 2010. And at the start of 2010, they announced that they were engaged and were about to get married. And finally, in May 2010, they married each other and made a vow to be with each other till the end of their life.

June 6 , 2010

First child, a son, Ivano

In 2010, he became the father of his first child, a son named Ivano. He was born on 6th June, 2010. It seems like his wife was pregnant before they got married as she gave birth to him after being married for a month.

April 25 , 2013

Second child, Ema

He also became the father for the second time in his life. 2013 was a happy year for him as he became the father for the second time and he also won the Champions league with Real Madrid for the first time in his life. 

1996

Started playing club football

Luka Modric began playing football despite the Croatian War of Independence. He had to be away from his home, however, this situation didn't make any difference to him as he continued to play football. He began playing club football in 1996. At that time he played for Zadar and he remained there until 2001

2002

Joined Dinamo Zagreb

He began playing club football from Zadar since 1996. He played there for five years and finally joined Dinamo Zagreb in 2002. He played there for about a year. He joined it when he was just sixteen years old and with a massive contract.

2003

Made his senior team appearance

It was 2002 when he joined Dinamo Zagreb, but during his first year he only played in the youth team. During that year, he actually displayed some impressive games so he was called up in the senior team the following year.

2008

Joined Tottenham Hotspur

Day by day, he was improving as a massive midfielder in the football. He was scoring some important goals and also was making some important assists. So, English club Tottenham Hotspur signed him in 2008 in a massive contract.

2012

Joined Real Madrid

During his four year spell in Tottenham Hotspur, he made 127 appearances for them and also scored thirteen goals and one of them is against Liverpool. It was a superb goal. With this quality, he was offered a contract by Real Madrid in 2012 and he signed with them the same year rejecting some formal bid from English side.

March 1 , 2006

Made his international debut

It was 1996, when he actually started playing club football games as a youth player. In 2006, after displaying some quality football in the club games he was called up to make his international debut from his national team.

2008

Played in the Euro 2008

He actually made his international debut in 2006; he also played in the FIFA world cup that year. But he actually made only a substitute appearance. In 2008, he was also included in Euro 2008 national team from Croatia and there he scored a goal against Austria.

2013

Won UEFA Champions League

He has won several prestigious awards from Real Madrid. In 2013-2014 sessions, he became the champion of Europe with Real Madrid winning the final against City rival Athletico Madrid. Actually Athletico was leading till the ninetinth minutes, however, defender Ramos scored in the injury time and leveled the score.

2014

Won Copa del Rey

2013- 2014 was a successful year for him as well for Real Madrid too. That year they became the champion of Europe for the tenth time and also won the Copa Del Rey. They claimed this award against rival Barcelona.

2003

Became Bosnian Premier League Player of the Year

He has also achieved several prestigious awards being a professional football player. In 2003, he was honored by the Bosnian Premier League Player of the Year.  The following year he also became the Croatian Football Hope of the Year.

Content

Luka Modric is a married football player. He dated his future wife, Vanja Bosnic for about half a decade. They began dating each other from 2006 and finally got married in 2010. They also have two children together, a son, Ivano and a daughter,  Ema. He is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and there is no any sign of this couple getting divorced. He is happy to be the a loving spouse of his girlfriend turned wife, whom he claims to be love of his life.

Luka Modric began playing football despite the Croatian War of Independence. He had to be away from his home, however, this situation didn't make any difference to him as he continued to play football. He began playing club football in 1996. At that time he played for Zadar and remained there until 2001. He made his senior team appearance in 2003. Since then he has played professional football for English club Tottenham Hotspur and one of the most glorious club in football, Real Madrid. It is true that he is earning a huge salary being a professional football player and as of 2013, it was claimed that in 2013 his real earning was net worth of around 6.76 million GBP.