Ecstatic after Croatia secures third place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup are Borna Coric and Marin Cilic

After Croatia secured third place in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022, Borna Coric and Marin Cilic were unable to contain their delight.

Marin Cilic in a file photo. (Image: Twitter/Australian Open)
By Mahaksh Chauhan | Dec 18, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

In the third-place play-off match on Saturday, Croatia defeated Morocco 2-1 to finish one place lower than they did at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Croatian team won a lot of accolades for their tenacity and tenacity throughout the competition. After the game on Saturday, Coric expressed his happiness on Instagram and thanked the players for representing their nation with pride. AWESOME TEAM. HURRAH FOR THE BOYS FOR MAKING US PROUD YET AGAIN. With a photo of the squad enjoying their third-place result, he added, “NOW IT IS TIME TO CELEBRATEEEEE.

Memorable win

Josko Gvardiol, a defender for Croatia, scored with a thunderous header just seven minutes into the game to give his team the lead. Achraf Dari of the North African country, however, quickly restored parity. Mislav Orsic’s curling attempt that hit the upright and went in was the result of the Croats’ constant testing of the Moroccan defence. Thus, Croatia’s lead was reestablished, and they held on to win with a historic victory.

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After Croatia’s victory over Morocco on Saturday, Borna Coric was overjoyed. The tennis player used Twitter to thank his country for its efforts not just during 2018 FIFA World Cup, but also in past tournaments. 3 World Cup medals, 24 years old, and 4 million people. We have football as our thing, I say. Thank you for making our hearts beat quicker, guys,” he tweeted. Coric has already praised his country for defeating the dominant Brazil in the quarterfinals. Before Bruno Petkovic’s goal in the 117th minute forced the game into a penalty shootout, which the Croats won 4-2, it appeared that the country would be eliminated from the competition.

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