How much is Luka Modric Net Worth?
- Luka Modric Net Worth: $75 million
- Born: September 9, 1985
- Country of Origin: Croatia
- Height: 1.73 m
- Current Club: Real Madrid
- Role-Playing: Midfielder
- Transfer Worth: €10 million
- Current Weekly Salary: £275,000 per week
- Source of Wealth: Football, Endorsements
Luka Modric Net Worth and Biography
Luka Modric Net Worth 2022: Luka Modric is a Croatian midfield maestro currently playing for REAL Madrid, and the Croatian national team. He plays mainly as a central midfielder but can also play as a defensive or attacking midfielder.
A former Ballon d’Or winner and a FIFA World Cup finalist, Luka Modric is regarded as one of the most highly regarded midfielders in the world. He has won the LA Liga and the Champions League, among other leagues.
With his contributions to the success of Real Madrid, since joining the club in 2012; the Management of Rela Madrid had to reward him with an increase in Weekly wage which explains why Luka Modrid’s net worth is a mouth watering one.
This article presents an overview of Luka Modric Net Worth, career, awards, and Biography.
Luka Modric Biography
Luka Modric was born to Stipe Modric and Radojka Dopud on the 9th of September, 1985 in Zadar, Croatia. His father was an aero mechanic by profession while his mother worked in a textile industry. Luka Modric’ family was a low income family that struggled to survive.
As a result of his parents inability to provide for the family, Luka Modric had to spend a greater part of his childhood with his grandparents. While he was there, he worked as a goat-shepherd at 5. Tragedy struck when his grandfather was murdered by Serbian rebels and then set their home ablaze which forced them to flee for their lives. It was during this period that Luka Modric’ father decided to join the Croatian army, and Modric on the other hand decided to pursue a career in football.
Modric went for several trials at various clubs including Hajduk Split but failed, as he was considered weak and fragile, though he had an amazing football skills.
He was later signed by Dinamo Zagreb on a contract that would span through a period of ten years. Modric progressed through the youth ranks of Dinamo Zagreb and was promoted to the first team after three years with the youth team (2000-2003).
After gaining promotion to the first team, Modric was then sent out on loan to several clubs to continue in his development before he finally made his debut for the Dinamo Zagreb’s first team in 2005. His soon established himself to be an integral part of the team, as he helped the Club to win three league titles, domestic cups and even being named the Prva HNL Player of the Year in 2007.
After a successful stint at the club, Modric was transferred to Tottenham Hotspur on a deal worth £16.5 million. At Tottenham Hotspur, Luka Modric became one of the best midfielders and playmakers in Tottenham and in the English Premier League.
During his four years at Tottenham Hotspur, Luka Modric scored 13 goals in 127 appearances along with several assists and also helped the Club to reach their first ever champions league in five decades, before he was signed by Champions League giants, Real Madrid in 2012.
There he made an important contribution and helped the team win La Décima and was selected for the 2013/14 Champions League squad. After Zinedine Zidane took over Madrid, Modrić was instrumental in winning three consecutive Champions League titles from 2015-16 to 2017-18, and was elected to the squad of the season each time.
At Real Madrid, Modric won seventeen major trophies including four UEFA Champions League titles, two La Liga titles, a Copa del Rey title and three FIFA Club World Cup titles. In 2016 he won the La Liga Award for “Best Midfielder” for the second time and in 2017 and 2018 the UEFA Club Football Award for “Best Midfielder”.
In 2015 he became the first Croatian player to join FIFA FIFPro. Inducted World XI, where he was regularly accepted until 2019, and UEFA Team of the Year between 2016 and 2018. In 2018, Modrić became the first Croatian player to win UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, and also the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the awards in more than a decade. In 2019 he received the Golden Foot Award for career results and personality.
Sadly, he couldn’t prevent the club from being knocked out of the Champions League in 2020. But in the 2021-22 season he has been in scintillating form, helping the club to progress to the UEFA Champions League round of 16, as the club remains on top of the LA Liga table.
Internationally, Luka Modric has been indispensable to the Croatian national team, helping them to reach the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as they lost to France.
Luka Modric Net Worth
Luka Modric net worth 2022 is estimated at $75 million. The talisman is paid £275,000 per week, £14,300,000 per year playing for Real Madrid. Modric is among the highest paid footballers in Madrid squad.
Luka Modric Awards and Achievements
Prva HNL: 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
Croatian Cup: 2006–07, 2007–08
Croatian Super Cup: 2006
La Liga: 2016–17, 2019–20
Copa del Rey: 2013–14
Supercopa de España: 2012, 2017, 2019–20
UEFA Champions League: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
UEFA Super Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017
FIFA Club World Cup: 2016, 2017, 2018
FIFA World Cup runner-up: 2018
UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008
Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year: 2010–11
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2020–21
La Liga’s Best Midfielder: 2013–14, 2015–16
FIFA FIFPro World11: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
La Liga’s Team of the Season: 2015–16
UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2015–16
FIFA Club World Cup Silver Ball: 2016
ESPN Midfielder of the Year: 2016, 2017,2018
UEFA Team of the Year: 2016, 2017, 2018
UEFA Midfielder of the Season: 2016–17, 2017–18
IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2017, 2018
FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2017
FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 2018
FIFA World Cup Fantasy Team: 2018
FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2018
UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award: 2017–18
The Best FIFA Men’s Player: 2018
IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2018
Ballon d’Or: 2018
Goal 50: 2017–18
World Soccer Player of the Year: 2018
AIPS Athlete of the Year: 2018
Golden Foot: 2019
IFFHS World Team of the Decade: 2011–2020
IFFHS UEFA Team of the Decade: 2011–2020
Real Madrid Player of the Season: 2020–21
National and regional
Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina Player of the Year: 2003
Croatian Football Hope of the Year: 2004
HNL’s Footballer of the Year: 2007
Prva HNL Player of the Year: 2007
SN Yellow Shirt Award: 2007–08
Croatian Footballer of the Year: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Football Oscar for Best Croatian Player: 2013, 2014,2015, 2016, 2017,2018,2019, 2020
HNS Trophy for Best Croatian Player: 2018
HOO Sportsman of the Year: 2018
SN Sportsman of the Year: 2018
Franjo Bučar State Award for Sport – Yearly Award: 2018
Honorary citizen of the city of Zadar: 2018
Order of Duke Branimir with Ribbon: 2018
Luka Modric is happily married with three children, Ema, Ivan and Sofia. His wife is Vanna Bosnic. They couple tied the knot in May 2010. Despite the fact that he is wealthy and famous, Modric still maintains a low profile and he keeps his private life away from the public.
Luka Modric is currently one of the highest earners in Real Madrid, with a net worth of $75 million.