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Modrić wins the Marca Leyenda award

NEWS STORY. 18/05/2022

The Real Madrid midfielder was given the award for his outstanding career.

Luka Modrić was awarded the Marca Leyenda (Marca Legend) accolade in recognition of his outstanding career, which has seen him become a key figure at Real Madrid during the club’s most successful periods. The Croat was presented with the award at a ceremony that took place at the Casino de Madrid.

Since he joined the club in 2012, Modrić has clinched 19 trophies. His spectacular silverware list as a madridista boasts 4 Champions Leagues, 4 Club World Cups, 3 UEFA Super Cups, 3 LaLiga titles, 1 Copa del Rey and 4 Spanish Super Cups. He also picked up the Ballon d'Or in 2018.

During the event, Modrić spoke proudly of his time as a Real Madrid player: I’m grateful for the affection the fans give me and they show it every day. I try to give everything every time I put on the shirt to return this affection. Real Madrid is my home and I feel incredibly happy. I'm just another madridista and this will last for the rest of my life. Thank you very much for this award; when you consider all the winners, it's an honour to be among these sportsmen and women”.

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