first_imgCroatia captain Luka Modric unwinds at Vedran Corluka’s wedding after World Cup 2018Vedran Corluka tied the knot with singer Franka Batelic in Istria with Croatia captain Luka Modric in attendance.Croatia captain Luka Modric on Saturday attended team defender Vedran Corluka’s wedding with singer Franka Batelic in Istria.The Croatian players finally have got some time off from their hectic schedule and are making the most of this opportunity to spend time with family and friends. And in some cases, also getting married.Corluka and 26-year-old singer Batelic exchanged wedding vows at the Parish church of Visitation of Blessed Virgin Mary to St. Elizabeth in Bale, Istria in front of family and friends.Watch how Croatia players celebrated on board their flight back homeThe celebrations then shifted to the picturesque Villa Meneghetti for the reception with Croatian singer Toni Cetinski entertaining guests.2018 FIFA WORLD CUP: FULL COVERAGECorluka wasn’t a part of the starting XI for his side at the World Cup in Russia but he did play as a substitute in the games against Argentina, Iceland, Russia and England.Also read – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Emmanuel Macron bond at World Cup 2018 FinalThe defender shared quite a few pictures and the video of his first dance on social media which have gone viral ever since.Modric also shared a picture on his Instagram account and wrote, “Congratulations to Mrs.and Mr. Corluka! Puno srece u buducem zivotu!”advertisementCroatia achieved their best ever finish in a World Cup and they were thrown a grand party on their arrival in Zagreb on Monday.But, that was not all. The players had a party of their own and enjoyed on their way back home as well. Vedran Corluka had uploaded a short video on Instagram, where he, Mateo Kovacic and Marcelo Brozovic can be seen singing a song and enjoying a few drinks inside the aircraft.Thousands of fans also gathered on the streets to welcome their heroes, who bettered Croatia’s ‘golden generation’, who lost to France in the semi-final in 1998 in France.Till date, that was the best Croatian team according to the people of Croatia but Luka Modric’s men have done one better and as they returned home, they were treated like superstars in the streets of Zagreb.Croatian hearts were broken on Sunday when they went down fighting 4-2 to France in the summit clash in Moscow but a day later, their spirits were not dampened and people turned out in huge numbers to congratulate and celebrate Zlatko Dalic’s history makers.last_img

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