Zagreb - Real Madrid midfield star Luka Modric has been
questioned by Croatian prosecutors over a multimillion-euro corruption case
involving former high-ranking Dinamo Zagreb officials, a report said on
Modric -- who is not suspected of any wrongdoing -- had
already been questioned by anti-graft prosecutors (USKOK) in Zagreb in September
2015 and his testimony was considered key in the case.
At the time local media reported Modric was questioned on
the financial details of his 2008 transfer to Tottenham Hotspur. From there he
joined Real Madrid.
There were no details about the latest meeting with
prosecutors, which took place in the Croatian capital on Monday, the Jutarnji
list daily said.
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Former Dinamo Zagreb boss Zdravko Mamic -- considered the
most powerful man in Croatian football -- and his brother Zoran, the club's
ex-coach, were charged by USKOK in April with abuse of power and bribery.
The Mamic brothers were charged along with one of the club's
former directors and a tax inspector.
The alleged offences cost the Croatian champions nearly 116
million kunas (16 million euros, $17 million).
Most of the money -- more than 12 million euros -- was
illegally acquired by the Mamic brothers, according to the indictment.
The money was allegedly embezzled through fictitious deals
related to player transfers.
Zdravko Mamic repeatedly argued that the probes against him
were politically motivated.For
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