Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has admitted he is happier at Spanish giants Real Madrid than he ever was when playing for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League according to the Mirror.
The influential midfielder spent four years at White Hart Lane, having joined from Dinamo Zagreb, before his £33 million move to the Bernabeu in the summer of 2012.
Modric admitted that he did enjoy his time playing in the Premier League, though said he enjoyed the more homely feel of Madrid.
He said, “There are special emotions at every club, I’ve had friendships at each one. I think the club where I’ve been the most settled is Real Madrid.”
The Croatian also sprung a surprise, by revealing that his career could have been extremely different to how it actually panned out by saying, “By profession I am a caterer, so I would probably be a waiter or something. Thank God I opted for football.”
He was playing for his national side over the national weekend and helped Croatia serve up a devastating 5-1 win over team-mate Martin Odegaard’s Norway side. Despite the hammering though, Modric was full of praise for the 16-year-old, offering some advice as well.
He said, “He’s a great talent, and before him is a great career,” he said. “He has to work and train the best he can, he has the potential to one day be a great player.”
Modric has been restricted to only 17 appearances for Los Blancos this season, due an injury which saw him kept out of the side for around four months.