Croatia Team Squad World Cup 2026 (Possible Lineups)

The official squad of Croatia for World Cup 2026 is officially out now and this squad is no doubt a toughest one. This team is looking forward to the mega event under the coaching of Zlatko Dalic, who has been a big star of his own ages.  The official squad of Croatia is based on 23 members that will fly to Russia, but gradually the players will be added in the playing XI or lineup accordingly.

Head Coach – Croatia – World Cup 2026

This team qualified for the mega event after finishing at 2nd position in their table during the qualifying round. Zlatko Dalic, their head coach who has quite a vast experience in managing as well as coaching some international football teams along with the clubs in Asia and Europe too. He has been quite in form and active as coach bringing the Croatia national team to World Cup.

Possible Lineup – Croatia – FIFA World Cup 2026

Croatia is one of the toughest and hard teams to compete with as they have a strong midfield. Some of the experienced players like Modric, Brozovic and Rakitic could stay in the midfield, Perisic and Mandzukic may stay at attacking upfront side.  On the other side, Kovacic could stay at midfield along with Brozovic.


While the defense would be occupied by the experienced Srna, Vida, Vrsaliko, Subasic and Coluka. This is the best lineup so far the FIFA world Cup 2026.

Croatia World Cup 2026 Schedule & Fixtures – World Cup 2026

The Croatian side will play three matches in the World Cup before quarter final stage. The 1st match against Nigeria on 16th June, 2026 and the 2nd one against Argentina is scheduled. On 26th, 2026 they will face Iceland in their 3rd match.

Croatia Team Squad World Cup 2026

As you can see in the table given below, the squad is available in detail.

1 Danijel Subašić Monaco 33 GK
2 Lovre Kalinić Genta 27 GK
3 Dominik Livaković Dinamo Zagreb 23 GK
4 Vedran Ćorluka Lokomotiv Moscow 32 Defender
6 Domagoj Vida Besiktas 28 Defender
7 Ivan Strinić Sampdoria 30 Defender
8 Šime Vrsaljko Atletico Madrid 26 Defender
9 Josip Pivarić Dynamo Kyiv 29 Defender
10 Tin Jedvaj Bayer Leverkusen 22 Defender
11 Dejan Lovren Liverpool 28 Defender
12 Matej Mitrović Club Brugge 33 Defender
13 Luka Modrić (C) Real Madrid 32 Midfielder
14 Ivan Rakitić Barcelona 30 Midfielder
15 Ivan Perišić Inter Milan 29 Midfielder
16 Mateo Kovačić Real Madrid 23 Midfielder
17 Marko Rog Napoli 22 Midfielder
18 Marcelo Brozović Inter Milan 25 Midfielder
19 Milan Badelj Fiorentina 29 Midfielder
20 Mario Mandžukić Juventus 31 Forward
21 Nikola Kalinić AC Milan 30 Forward
22 Andrej Kramarić 1899 Hoffenheim 26 Forward
23 Marko Pjaca Schalke 04 22 Forward