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Bilic names final Croatia squad for Euros

Croatia coach Slaven Bilic made his final four cuts Tuesday to finalize his Euro 2012 roster, as Goran Blazevic, Nikola Kalinic, Dejan Lovren, and Sime Vrsljako were trimmed from the initial team.

Bilic, who will step down after the tournament, will test his 23-man roster in a friendly against Norway on Saturday, and then focus on Euros. Croatia opens Euros against Ireland on June 10, and also plays Italy and Spain in Group C.

Following is the complete Croatia roster:

Goalkeepers: Stipe Pletikosa (Rostov), Ivan Kelava (Dinamo Zagreb), Danijel Subasic (Monaco).

Defenders: Jurica Buljat (Maccabi Haifa), Vedran Corluka (Tottenham), Danijel Pranjic (Bayern Munich), Gordon Schildenfeld (Eintracht), Josip Simunic (Dinamo Zagreb), Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk), Ivan Strinic (Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk), Domagoj Vida (Dinamo Zagreb).

Midfielders: Milan Badelj (Dinamo Zagreb), Tomislav Dujmovic (Dinamo Moscow), Ivo Ilicevic (Hamburger), Niko Kranjcar (Tottenham), Luka Modric (Tottenham), Ivan Perisic (Borussia Dortmund), Ivan Rakitic (Sevilla), Ognjen Vukojevic (Dynamo Kyiv).

Forwards: Eduardo (Shakhtar Donetsk), Nikica Jelavic (Everton), Mario Mandzukic (Wolfsburg), Ivica Olic (Bayern Munich).