Croatian Dario Srna - the former star of the Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk - surprised a Ukrainian child from Mariupol who lost his parents in the Russian war on his country, with a video call from his favorite Croatian star Luka Modric.

Srna visited the 6-year-old child, Elijah, and gave him a Shakhtar shirt and shoes, and he played with him, and they exchanged conversations, according to the Ukrainian club, via its official account on Twitter, the day before yesterday, Saturday.

While our secret was with the child, he presented him with the greatest surprise;

She is a special contact with Modric;

Where he greeted him and spoke with the captain of the Croatian national team, even though he is spending his summer vacation with his family before joining Real Madrid for the start of the pre-season period.

And Shakhtar's account on Twitter published a video of Modric's surprise to Ilya, and the child showed signs of happiness by seeing his favorite star and talking to him.

A large number of European athletes and clubs expressed their sympathy with Ukraine, and sports federations imposed sanctions on Russia in various sports because of the war.

📞 @lukamodric10, привіт!


Особливий дзвінок для 6-річного Іллі з Маріуполя, який втратив батьків під час ракетних ударів іков тратив патьків

Дарійо Срна разом із хлопчиком поспілкувалися з гравцем «Реала» і капітаном збірної Хорватіїcom/У

— ⚒FC SHAKHTAR DONETSK (@FCShakhtar) July 2, 2022

🧡 Дарійо Срна завітав у гості до хлопчика, який втратив батьків у Маріуполі.

Легенда клубу подарував Іллі форму «Шахтаря» та бутси, а ще вони поспілкувались, пограли й випили.

Також клуб надає опікунам хлопчика фінансову підтримку.#Shakhtar #Україна #StandWithUkraine

— ⚒FC SHAKHTAR DONETSK (@FCShakhtar) July 2, 2022