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Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb. Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL KASAP Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb.
Argentina's forward Lionel Messi waits to kick off after Croatia scored their opener during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. AFP PHOTO / Dimitar DILKOFF
The joint celebration of the Centennial of Romania's Greater Union and the Independence Centennial of Poland offer the two states cooperation opportunities for emphasizing their modern history's reference moments, added to the Romania-Poland strategic partnership, the Romanian ambassador to Poland, Ovidiu Dranga, told AGERPRES in an interview.
While the Croatian media reported that about a million people watched Croatia's national football team beat Nigeria 2-0 in Russia last Saturday, football fans on the streets, in pubs and in Russia are not nearly so united - with many of them boycotting the games out of continued anger with the country's football federation, the HNS.
In addition to the Serbian prime minister, the panel was also attended by prime ministers of Croatia and Montenegro Andrej Plenkovic and Dusko Markovic respectively and Deputy Executive Director of the Border Agency of the European Union FRONTEX Berndt Korner. The Forum was opened by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.
The only goal of the match was scored in the second half by Serbia Captain Aleksandar Kolarov. The Roma defender executed a perfect free kick from 25 meters, past a helpless Costa Rica and Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Later on Sunday in Serbia's Group E, Brazil will face Switzerland. Serbia's next game is against Switzerland on June 22.
In setting the land border between Slovenia and Croatia on 29 June 2017, the international tribunal largely followed the cadastral borders of municipalities, which means that in many areas the border line remains troublesome for the locals, especially along the Mura river and in the south-eastern region of Bela Krajina.