Respect for each other and indeed for the occasion. Modric and Casemiro swapped shirts at half-time at Education City Stadium in Al-Rayyan. The two exchanged jerseys after a tight opening 45 minutes as they were waking off the pitch.
At halftime of the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match at Education City stadium on Friday. Brazil’s Casemiro and Croatia’s Luka Modric were seen exchanging shirts. While it’s common for players to change shirts at the end of a game. changing shirts during the break. When the score was tied at 0-0, was an unusual sight. also read:Salaam Venky: boring first half and insipid script fails to impress
This was the first time the two played a competitive game against each other.
Casemiro joined Manchester United in the summer after nine years as a Real Madrid teammate. Modric and Casemiro were part of a legendary midfield trio at Real Madrid. Along with Toni Kroos, that won 18 trophies, including four Champions Leagues.
Casemiro and Luka Modric, two pillars of Real Madrid’s unprecedented Champions League success. Faced off in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday. The two faced off as opponents for only the second time in their glittering careers, months after their partnership ended when the Brazilian joined Manchester United.
Together with Toni Kroos in midfield, the star-studded trio won five Champions League titles, three La Liga titles, and a slew of domestic and club cup trophies. The winner of Croatia’s quarter-final match against tournament favourites. As the World Cup nears its conclusion, Brazil will face either the Netherlands or Argentina in the final four.
Fans are confused!!
Social media was awash with bafflement at the move. With one supporter asking whether the World Cup quarter-final tie was in fact ‘war’ as it had been typically billed.
Fans have been left bemused by Modric and Casemiro swapping shirts as they walked off at half-time between Brazil and Croatia.