Croatia star Luka Modric is the world's best number 10, according to his former Real Madrid team-mate Alvaro Arbeloa.Modric starred to lead his nation to a 3-0 win over Argentina at the World Cup Thursday.

The superstar midfielder scored with a spectacular long-range effort to double Croatia's lead in the Group D clash, in which Argentina's number 10 Lionel Messi struggled.


Arbeloa – who spent seven seasons at Madrid – believes Modric is the world's best number 10.


Modric has already scored twice at the World Cup, with Croatia moving into the last 16 for the first time since 1998.