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Liverpool's Dejan Lovren has perjury charges against him in Croatia dropped

Lovren's confidence hasn't always been a strong suit but right now, he's in superb form and is right to claim his place among football's top defenders.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged with giving false testimony in a trial against one of his former clubs.

A Croatian court has dropped charges of perjury against Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren.

In September, Lovren was charged with false testimony in a trial against officials at Dinamo Zagreb, one of the centre-back's former clubs.

But the Zagreb municipal court "rejected the indictment ... against Lovren," on Jan. 25, according to a tribunal statement, as cited by AFP. However, it added that the ruling can be appealed.

Lovren's Croatia teammate and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric was charged in...

Lovren given one-match international ban after Ramos social feud escalated

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Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been banned for one international match over comments he made on social media about Spain and Sergio Ramos following his side's 3-2 UEFA Nations League win in November.

Lovren posted a video on Instagram where he appeared to brag about elbowing Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos and made insulting comments about the Spain team following the game on March 15.

He also told reporters after the match that Spain were "rude on the pitch" and bad losers.

UEFA said that...

Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or absence criticised by winner Luka Modric

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Croatia captain and Real Madrid star Luka Modric has been named the Best FIFA Men's Player in 2018 after winning the Golden Ball award at the World Cup.

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has hit out at players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for not attending award ceremonies when they are not going to win.

Modric, who led Real to their third consecutive Champions League and reached the World Cup final with Croatia in the summer, ended the decade-long Ronaldo-Messi stranglehold on the Ballon d'Or when he won it earlier this month.

But Modric (also the No.1 central midfielder in the ESPN FC 100) was not happy that neither Ronaldo nor...