Dejan Lovren wants recognitionfor his performances believing he is underrated

Dejan Lovren wants recognitionfor his performances believing he is underrated

Dejan Lovren in an aerial battle against Harry Kane. Phot credit Getty Images

"Modric is the best middle three player in the world, and if we win this World Cup, he deserves the Ballon d'Or". The Liverpool captain will be bummed to miss out on a spot in the finals, but after aggrevating a hamstring problem he picked up against Sweden in the previous round, it's unlikely he would have been fit enough to play anyways.

This time, however, the defender played his part well in keeping Kane quite.

"I think against the French, they are unbelievable players, but he's the player I know from this final so we hope that we will see him with the trophy", Matip told Liverpoolfc.com, after being asked if he wants to watch Lovren win the famous prize.

"From my point of view, people said I had a hard season but I don't agree", said the 29-year-old.

"I took Liverpool to the final of the Champions League", added Lovren, referring to Liverpool's feats in reaching European football's showpiece final, before defeat to Real Madrid.

Dejan Lovren has accused his critics of talking "nonsense" after Croatia beat England 2-1 on Wednesday to reach the final of the 2018 FIFA World Cup against France.

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The FC guys break down Croatia's underdog mentality and wonder if it will be enough to get a win against France in the World Cup final.

Asked if he agreed with Lovren, Klopp said: "Yes". It's going be a tough game, it will be hard, but we have a good chance to give them something back for 20 years ago when they reached the final and we can do it.

"I would say we have good mothers and fathers, they are making good love I would say", he joked. "We went through a lot of s**t", he said. In extra time, we showed that we are still able, with the fatigue, to play our game. Before this game they said we are exhausted but we showed in extra-time we had fresher legs than them.

He continued: 'This is something we will never forget. People are crying in our country. "In the second half we were much better, we found space on the side and put in good crosses".

While Lovren has definitely improved leaps and bounds since then, he's not even the best defender at Liverpool.

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