Wales v Croatia

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50621/08/2002Croatia 1-1 WalesDaviesStadion NK Varteks, VarazdinFr
57823/05/2010Croatia 2-0 Wales Stadion Gradski Vrt, OsijekFr
59916/10/2012Croatia 2-0 Wales Stadion Gradski Vrt, OsijekWCQ
60226/03/2013Wales 1-2 CroatiaBale (pen)Liberty Stadium, SwanseaWCQ

The Independent State of Croatia was formed in 1941 following the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers. They becam Croatian Football Federation became members of FIFA in 1941 playing 14 friendly matches between 1941 and 1944. Following the end of World War II, Croatia became a part of Yugoslavia and the Football Association of Yugoslavia took over as the governing body for football in the country.

Following the break up of Yugoslavia in 1991, Croatia declared independence and rejoined FIFA on 3 July 1992.

Wales' first meeting with Croatia in Varazdin in 2002 was arranged to celebrate Croatia's 100th international match since independence.

Welsh players to have made their debut against Croatia: