The president couldn't care less since the excitement of her country's team reaching the final of the World Cup for the first time was simply too overwhelming.
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"It means everything. It's a dream come true for us, and all of Croatia", he said.
The Croatian president rounded off a successful week by playing her part in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and watching her nation reach their first world cup final.
"Because we are a smaller country, he does get less attention than he deserves".
Kieran Trippier's early free-kick put England ahead in Moscow but Ivan Perisic levelled midway through the second half and Mario Mandzukic's extra-time strike condemned Gareth Southgate's side to a 2-1 loss.
Patriotic Croatia president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic confidently predicted at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit that her country will lift the World Cup trophy at the 2018 final in Moscow on Sunday.
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"We showed that we were the better team in all segments of the game".
"I think we deserve to be there".
Fighting for the chance to take on France in the final, England scored yet another set piece goal just minutes into the match. Suker was a Real Madrid player at the time and made the move to England in 1999 when Arsene Wenger brought him to Arsenal.
"We were like lions out there tonight and we will be the same in the final".
The criminal case hasn't affected Croatia's progress to its first World Cup semifinal in 20 years, despite Modric being charged with perjury in March.
UEFA said Wednesday it is awaiting developments to assess Vrbanovic's role as a member of European soccer's committee overseeing national team competitions.
Previously, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michael had also presented PM May with a football jersey before the England vs Belgium group stage match, which England lost 1- 0.
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