The Croatian national football team has played since Croatia's independence in 1990–92. The team played in their first major tournament in 1996 and have been a strong force in international football ever since, finishing third in the 1998 World Cup. Between October 17, 1990 and June 22, 2006, Croatia has played 148 international games and had 72 victories, 45 draws and 31 losses. The team has been FIFA's Best Mover of the Year in 1994 and 1998.
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