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Croatia in the final 2018: for the fifth time CEE country is in the final of the World Cup

Croatia’s participation in the World Cup finals in Russia will be the fifth participation of a Central and Eastern European country in the final. Previously, finalists from this region were:

Czechoslovakia in 1934

Hungary in 1938 and 1954

and again Czechoslovakia in 1962

In addition to the final, teams from Central and Eastern Europe were ranked in the top four in the following years:

1930 Yugoslavia: 4th place

1934 Austria: 4th place

1954 Austria: 4th place

1962 Yugoslavia: 4th place

1966 The USSR (now Russia and 14 more independent states): 4th place

1974 Poland: 3rd place

1982 Poland: 3rd place

1994 Bulgaria: 4th place

1998 Croatia: 3rd place

2002 Turkey: 3rd place

We wish Croatia to succeed on July 15, 2018 at Luzhniki stadium!

Source: FIFA and DK statistics

Photo; Map Loco

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