I genuinely believe that Modric embodies that sentiment. His entire international career has been about putting the NT first. It comes out in the way he plays, whether its Malta or Spain. Hence why I trust him to make the right call at the right time. I don't think he'll overstay his welcome. If he can't deliver to his usual high levels, he'll walk. He won't need to be shown the door.I understand sentimentality, but the idea any one player is above the interests of the NT is bizarre to me. Isn't it "iznad svih Hrvatska?"