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Modric bemoans ´cruel´ twist as Croatia star concedes he cannot go on forever

Luka Modric conceded he cannot go on forever as he was left to rue Italy’s “cruel” last-gasp equaliser against Croatia, which leaves their hopes of progressing to the Euro 2024 knockout stages hanging by a thread.

The 2018 World Cup finalists looked set to finish as Group B runners-up behind Spain after Modric’s 55th-minute strike – just moments after Gianluigi Donnarumma saved his penalty – put them a goal to the good in Leipzig.

However, there was to be a late twist when, in the eighth minute of stoppage time, substitute Mattia Zaccagni curled past Dominik Livakovic to snatch a share of the spoils – and second place from under Croatia’s nose.

Amassing just two points, having also conceded a stoppage-time equaliser against Albania, Zlatko Dalic’s side failed to win any of thei

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