Messi, Modric carry Argentina, Croatia into World Cup semis


              Croatia's Marcelo Brozovic celebrates during a penalty shoot-out of the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Japan and Croatia at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric, left, duels for the ball with Brazil's Richarlison, center, and Brazil's Eder Militao during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Croatia and Brazil, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric warms up prior to the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Croatia and Brazil, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
            
              Argentina's Lionel Messi scores a penalty kick during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina, at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, Saturday Dec. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
            
              Croatia's Luka Modric celebrates after the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Croatia and Brazil, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Messi, Modric carry Argentina, Croatia into World Cup semis