The Croatian national football team held an open training session in Sochi on Thursday, two days ahead of their quarter-final match against Russia. Team captain and midfielder Luka Modric was seen training with his teammates. At a press conference before the practice session Croatian player Sime Vrsaljko complimented Modric on his skill. «Modric speaks for himself on the pitch. He has always... Еще shown how good he is», he said. Croatia qualified for the quarter finals thanks to a 3-2 penalty shootout win over Denmark.