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Report: Real to Receive $2 Million for Modric's Injury

  • AS, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:58 PM

AS reports that FIFA will compensate Real Madrid with 1.6 million euros ($2 million) for the three-month injury sustained by Croatian midfielder Luka Modric on international duty during his country’s 1-1 draw with Italy in Euro 2016 qualifying. According to the FIFA Club Protection Programme, clubs can receive compensation from soccer’s world governing body for players who are sidelined for a minimum of 28 days while on international duty. AS calculated the compensation based on Modric’s salary of 4 million euros per year ($5 million). 

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