Croatia’s mental strength has deep roots, says Petkovic

The Daily Star – AFP, Doha

Croatia striker Bruno Petkovic says the team’s mental strength that has propelled them to two penalty shoot-out wins at the World Cup has deep roots in the country’s struggle for independence.
Petkovic scored a late equaliser to cancel out Neymar’s opener for Brazil in the quarter-finals, before Zlatko Dalic’s team held their nerve to win on spot kicks. They also beat Japan on penalties in the previous round.Read more on The Daily Star

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