Modric extends contract with Real Madrid until June 2022

Real Madrid's Luka Modric runs during a Champions League quarter final second leg soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid. (Jon Super/AP)

MADRID -- Luka Modric's contract with Real Madrid has been extended until June 2022, the club said on Tuesday.

The move will keep the 35-year-old Croatian midfielder at the club for a full decade. He joined the Spanish powerhouse from Tottenham in 2012.

Madrid failed to win a title for the first time since the 2009-10 season. It finished two points behind city rival Atletico Madrid in the Spanish league and was eliminated by Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals.

It remains unclear if Zinedine Zidane will remain as Madrid's coach for next season. He said he would be discussing his future with the club.

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