The duo played with each other for a season at Real Madrid, but who fared better in the Premier League?
Madrid have been in the United States on their pre-season tour, and even practiced some American Football.
On the 30th July 2013 what were the stories that dominated the football landscape? Including Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Everton.
In a bid to improve his midfield, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho tried to bring Luka Modric to Stamford Bridge - only to be snubbed by the Croatian.
Tottenham Hotspur have already seen Hugo Lloris commit his future to the club with Jan Vertonghen set to follow, have Spurs learned from their mistakes?
The Liverpool boss has been highlighting the similarities that Coutinho has to the Croat.
Croatian midfielder is due back in training with Real Madrid this week following his extended break.
Here is Real Madrid’s possible team for next season based on current players and potential departures...
Mexico defender Hector Moreno has dismissed Luka Modric's comments that Croatia are the superior side, ahead of their final World Cup group game.
Croatia midfielder Luka Modric says that he is confident of a "positive result" in their World Cup Group A match on Monday.
Tonight's World Cup curtain raiser will see hosts Brazil play Croatia and a key battle in the middle of the park could influence the outcome of the game, featuring a Tottenham Hotspur star past and present.
On the 25th May 2013 what were the stories that dominated the football landscape? IncludingManchester United, Arsenal, Swansea, Stoke City and Liverpool.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid stars make up the bulk of the team, while Barcelona players miss out completely.