"It is very difficult to find words to express what I feel right now. Generation '98 finished third in France and it was the biggest sporting feat of Croatia. Now we have overtaken them. Look at how the people are celebrating,"
"English journalists, pundits from television, they underestimated Croatia and that was a huge mistake. They should be humble and respect opponents more. All these words from them we take, we were reading and we were saying, 'OK, we will see today who will be tired'."