Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric wants to play out the rest of his career with the Spanish giants after signing a new contract until 2020.
Modric, 31, has become a fundamental part of the Real side, winning two Champions League titles, since his arrival from Tottenham Hotspur in 2012. “My wish is to retire at Real Madrid and with this renewal I am closer to that goal,” Modric said on Wednesday.
“I want to thank the club and the president for having so much confidence in me.
“I am going to continue giving everything I have, working hard and I hope to have more success in front of me.” Modric’s quality on the ball and work rate has converted the Croatian into a fans’ favourite at the Santiago Bernabeu in recent years. However, he had to overcome a difficult and trophyless first season in the Spanish capital before he established himself as a regular in the team.
“I had confidence in myself from the start. I never doubted my qualities,” he added. Read more