List of Croatia international footballers

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This article is about Croatia national football team players with at least 20 appearances. For a list of all national team players with a Wikipedia article, see the Croatia international footballers category. For the current national team squad, see current squad.

This is a list of Croatia national football team players. Most of the appearances were made since the country became independent from Yugoslavia in 1990, but international games were also played in the early 1940s and a one-off match was played in 1956. Darijo Srna made the most appearances for the national team with 134, making him one of the five Croatian players with 100 or more caps. Davor Šuker, who was the top goalscorer at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, is by far the top goalscorer in the history of the Croatian team, with 45 goals.

Players[edit]

Appearances and goals are composed of FIFA World Cup and UEFA European Football Championship and each competition's required qualification matches, as well as international friendlies. Players are listed by number of caps, then by goals scored. If they are still tied the players are listed alphabetically. Statistics correct as of 28 March 2017 and friendly match against Estonia.

Key
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Still active for the national team[nb 1]
1998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist
Bronze medalist at the 1998 FIFA World Cup
*
Still playing active football
GK Goalkeeper
DF Defender
MF Midfielder
FW Forward
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Davor Šuker is Croatia's all-time top scorer with 45 goals scored in an international career spanning 12 years between 1990 and 2002. He was also the top scorer at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.
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Former Croatia captain, Darijo Srna (134 caps, 22 goals) is the most-capped player.
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Former Croatia manager Niko Kovač (83 caps, 14 goals) is the ninth most-capped player.
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Stipe Pletikosa is the most-capped goalkeeper with 114 appearances
Croatia national team football players with at least 20 appearances
# Name Position National team
career
Caps Goals Ref
1 Srna, DarijoDarijo Srna * DF 2002–2016 134 22 [1]
2 Pletikosa, StipeStipe Pletikosa GK 1999–2014 114 0 [2]
3 SzimunicJosip Šimunić DF 2001–2013 105 3 [3]
4 Olić, IvicaIvica Olić * FW 2002–2015 104 20 [4]
5 SzimicDario Šimić DF 1996–20081998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 100 3 [5]
6 Modrić, LukaLuka Modrić§ MF 2006– 96 11 [6]
7 CzorlukaVedran Ćorluka§ DF 2006– 95 4 [7]
8 Kovač, RobertRobert Kovač DF 1999–2009 84 0 [8]
9= Kovač, NikoNiko Kovač MF 1996–2008 83 14 [9]
9= Rakitić, IvanIvan Rakitić§ MF 2007– 83 13 [10]
11= Kranjčar, NikoNiko Kranjčar * MF 2004–2013 81 16 [11]
11= Jarni, RobertRobert Jarni MF 1990–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 81 1 [12]
13 Mandžukić, MarioMario Mandžukić§ FW 2007– 75 29 [13]
14 SzukerDavor Šuker FW 1990–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 69 45 [14]
15 Eduardo * FW 2004–2014 64 29 [15]
16 Asanović, AljošaAljoša Asanović MF 1990–20001998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 62 3 [16]
17 Soldo, ZvonimirZvonimir Soldo DF 1994–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 61 3 [17]
18= Leko, JerkoJerko Leko MF 2002–2009 59 2 [18]
18= Ladić, DraženDražen Ladić GK 1990–20001998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 59 0 [19]
20 Pranjić, DanijelDanijel Pranjić * MF 2004–2015 58 1 [20]
21 Perišić, IvanIvan Perišić§ MF 2011– 56 16 [21]
22= Vukojević, OgnjenOgnjen Vukojević * MF 2007–2014 55 4 [22]
22= Tudor, IgorIgor Tudor DF 1997–20061998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 55 3 [23]
24 SztimacIgor Štimac DF 1990–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 53 2 [24]
25 Vlaović, GoranGoran Vlaović FW 1992–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 52 15 [25]
26 Boban, ZvonimirZvonimir Boban MF 1990–19991998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 51 12 [26]
27= Prosinečki, RobertRobert Prosinečki MF 1994–20021998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 49 10 [27]
27= Stanić, MarioMario Stanić MF 1995–20031998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 49 7 [28]
27= Rapaić, MilanMilan Rapaić MF 1994–2007 49 6 [29]
27= BabicMarko Babić MF 2002–2008 49 3 [30]
27= Tomas, StjepanStjepan Tomas DF 1998–2006 49 1 [31]
32 Vida, DomagojDomagoj Vida§ DF 2010– 48 1 [32]
33 Petrić, MladenMladen Petrić FW 2001–2013 45 13 [33]
34 Bilić, SlavenSlaven Bilić DF 1992–19991998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 44 3 [34]
35 Klasnić, IvanIvan Klasnić FW 2004–2011 41 12 [35]
36 Bokšić, AlenAlen Bokšić FW 1993–2002 40 10 [36]
37= ZivkovicBoris Živković DF 1999–2007 39 2 [37]
37= Strinić, IvanIvan Strinić§ DF 2010– 39 0 [38]
39 Jelavić, NikicaNikica Jelavić * FW 2009–2014 36 6 [39]
40= Kalinić, NikolaNikola Kalinić§ FW 2008– 35 14 [40]
40= Balaban, BoškoBoško Balaban FW 2000–2007 35 10 [41]
42 Kovačić, MateoMateo Kovačić§ MF 2013– 34 1 [42]
43 Pršo, DadoDado Pršo FW 2003–2006 32 9 [43]
44= Lovren, DejanDejan Lovren§ DF 2009– 31 2 [44]
44= Badelj, MilanMilan Badelj§ MF 2010– 31 1 [45]
44= Jerkan, NikolaNikola Jerkan DF 1992–1997 31 1 [46]
47 SzaricDaniel Šarić DF 1997–2002 30 0 [47]
48= Schildenfeld, GordonGordon Schildenfeld§ DF 2009– 29 1 [48]
48= Subašić, DanijelDanijel Subašić§ GK 2009– 29 0 [49]
50= Vugrinec, DavorDavor Vugrinec FW 1996–2006 28 7 [50]
50= Butina, TomislavTomislav Butina GK 2001–2006 28 0 [51]
50= Tokić, MarioMario Tokić DF 1998–2006 28 0 [52]
53 Cvitanović, IgorIgor Cvitanović FW 1992–1999 27 4 [53]
54= Vranješ, JuricaJurica Vranješ MF 1999–2007 26 0 [54]
54= Vrsaljko, ŠimeŠime Vrsaljko§ DF 2011– 26 0 [55]
56 Brozović, MarceloMarcelo Brozović§ MF 2014– 25 6 [56]
57= Mornar, IvicaIvica Mornar FW 1994–2004 22 1 [57]
57= Pavličić, DubravkoDubravko Pavličić DF 1992–1997 22 0 [58]
57= Runje, VedranVedran Runje GK 2006–2011 22 0 [59]
60= Kramarić, AndrejAndrej Kramarić§ FW 2014– 21 5 [60]
60= Jurčić, KrunoslavKrunoslav Jurčić MF 1997–20001998 FIFA World Cup Bronze Medalist 21 0 [61]

Captains[edit]

Captaincies are composed of FIFA World Cup and UEFA European Football Championship and each competition's required qualification matches, as well as international friendlies. Players are listed by number of appearances as captain, then by chronological order of first captaincy. Only matches player started as a captain are counted. Statistics correct as of 28 March 2017 and friendly match against Estonia.

# Name National team career Caps as captain Total caps First captaincy
1 Srna, DarijoDarijo Srna 2002–2016 68 134 11 February 2009
2 Boban, ZvonimirZvonimir Boban 1990–1999 48 51 22 October 1992
3 Kovač, NikoNiko Kovač 1996–2008 43 83 18 August 2004
4 ZivkovicBoris Živković 1999–2007 18 39 20 November 2002
5= SzukerDavor Šuker 1990–2002 17 69 23 March 1994
5= Jarni, RobertRobert Jarni 1990–2002 17 81 18 May 1994
7 SzimicDario Šimić 1996–2008 8 100 7 September 2002
8 Kovač, RobertRobert Kovač 1999–2009 6 84 3 June 2006
9 CzorlukaVedran Ćorluka 2006– 5 95 25 May 2012
10 Modrić, LukaLuka Modrić 2006– 4 96 3 September 2015
11= Ladić, DraženDražen Ladić 1990–2000 3 59 5 July 1992
11= Cvitanović, IgorIgor Cvitanović 1992–1999 3 27 16 June 1999
11= SzimunicJosip Šimunić 2001–2013 3 105 15 October 2008
11= Mandžukić, MarioMario Mandžukić 2007– 3 75 7 June 2015
15= Kranjčar, ZlatkoZlatko Kranjčar 1990 2 2 17 October 1990
15= Jerkan, NikolaNikola Jerkan 1992–1997 2 31 11 December 1996
15= Asanović, AljošaAljoša Asanović 1990–2000 2 62 8 June 1997
15= Tokić, MarioMario Tokić 1998–2006 2 28 29 January 2006
15= Pivarić, JosipJosip Pivarić 2013– 2 13 11 January 2017
20= Bogdan, SrećkoSrećko Bogdan 1990–1991 1 2 19 June 1991
20= Pavličić, DubravkoDubravko Pavličić 1992–1997 1 22 12 July 1992
20= SztimacIgor Štimac 1990–2002 1 53 29 March 1996
20= Prosinečki, RobertRobert Prosinečki 1994–2002 1 49 12 June 1997
20= Soldo, ZvonimirZvonimir Soldo 1994–2002 1 61 10 November 2001
20= Vlaović, GoranGoran Vlaović 1992–2002 1 52 21 August 2002
20= Pletikosa, StipeStipe Pletikosa 1999–2014 1 114 9 February 2003
20= Tudor, IgorIgor Tudor 1997–2006 1 55 12 October 2005
20= Rakitić, IvanIvan Rakitić 2007– 1 83 26 May 2010
20= Vrsaljko, ŠimeŠime Vrsaljko 2011– 1 26 12 November 2014
20= Perišić, IvanIvan Perišić 2011– 1 56 28 March 2017

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Players considered active are the ones who have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months. Excludes players that have officially announced their retirement from the national team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Darijo Srna CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Stipe Pletikosa CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Josip Šimunić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ivica Olić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Dario Šimić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Luka Modrić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Vedran Ćorluka CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Robert Kovač CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Niko Kovač CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Ivan Rakitić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Niko Kranjčar CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "Robert Jarni CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "Mario Mandžukić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "Davor Šuker CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Eduardo CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Aljoša Asanović CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "Zvonimir Soldo CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  18. ^ "Jerko Leko CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  19. ^ "Dražen Ladić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  20. ^ "Danijel Pranjić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  21. ^ "Ivan Perišić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  22. ^ "Ognjen Vukojević CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  23. ^ "Igor Tudor CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  24. ^ "Igor Štimac CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  25. ^ "Goran Vlaović CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  26. ^ "Zvonimir Boban CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  27. ^ "Robert Prosinečki CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  28. ^ "Mario Stanić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  29. ^ "Milan Rapaić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  30. ^ "Marko Babić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  31. ^ "Stjepan Tomas CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  32. ^ "Domagoj Vida CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  33. ^ "Mladen Petrić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  34. ^ "Slaven Bilić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  35. ^ "Ivan Klasnić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  36. ^ "Alen Bokšić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  37. ^ "Boris Živković CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  38. ^ "Ivan Strinić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  39. ^ "Nikica Jelavić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  40. ^ "Nikola Kalinić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  41. ^ "Boško Balaban CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  42. ^ "Mateo Kovačić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  43. ^ "Dado Pršo CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  44. ^ "Dejan Lovren CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  45. ^ "Milan Badelj CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  46. ^ "Nikola Jerkan CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  47. ^ "Daniel Šarić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  48. ^ "Gordon Schildenfeld CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  49. ^ "Danijel Subašić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  50. ^ "Davor Vugrinec CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  51. ^ "Tomislav Butina CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  52. ^ "Mario Tokić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  53. ^ "Igor Cvitanović CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  54. ^ "Jurica Vranješ CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  55. ^ "Šime Vrsaljko CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  56. ^ "Marcelo Brozović CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  57. ^ "Ivica Mornar CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  58. ^ "Dubravko Pavličić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  59. ^ "Vedran Runje CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  60. ^ "Andrej Kramarić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  61. ^ "Krunoslav Jurčić CFF Profile". Croatian Football Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 

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