‘Little Pep’ Gvardiol coming up big for Croatia at World Cup


              Croatia's Luka Modric, right, clears the ball against Belgium's Romelu Lukaku during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              Croatia's Borna Sosa, left, and Belgium's Thomas Meunier, right, fight for the ball during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan , Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric gestures towards the supporters at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric, front, duels for the ball with Belgium's Jan Vertonghen during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Croatia's Josko Gvardiol and Belgium's Leandro Trossard fight for the ball during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric, right, and Croatia's Josko Gvardiol celebrate at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Croatia's Josko Gvardiol kicks the ball in front of Belgium's Romelu Lukaku during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
            
              Belgium's Leandro Trossard, left, and Croatia's Josko Gvardiol fight for the ball during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
            
              Croatia's Ivan Perisic (4) goes up for the ball against Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, left, Axel Witsel, bottom left, and Toby Alderweireld, right, during the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Croatia's Marko Livaja, back, looks on. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
‘Little Pep’ Gvardiol coming up big for Croatia at World Cup