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Twitter Enraged Over Kalinic's Refusal to Sub in World Cup Game

© AP Photo / Antonio CalanniAC Milan's Nikola Kalinic, left, celebrates with his teammate Patrick Cutrone after scoring his side's third goal during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Fiorentina at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, May 20, 2018
AC Milan's Nikola Kalinic, left, celebrates with his teammate Patrick Cutrone after scoring his side's third goal during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Fiorentina at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, May 20, 2018 - Sputnik International
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A Twitter storm has erupted over reports that Croatia has thrown out its striker Nikola Kalinic from the World Cup squad, with many netizens saying the forward should be banned from the national team.

Croatia manager Dalic has opted to throw Nikola Kalinic out of the World Cup squad on the morning of June 18. As there has been no official announcement, the head coach has yet to tell his side of the story later on Monday at a press conference.

Nikola Kalinic, AC Milan's striker, was to play against Nigeria as a second-half substitute in his team's first Group D match on Saturday. However, according to the Croatian media, the 30-year-old refused to do so, claiming he felt pain in his back.

READ MORE: Croatia Defeat Nigeria 2-0 in Teams' First Match at FIFA World Cup

The news has prompted furious reactions among internet users. Many of them claim the forward doesn't deserve to play for the Croatian team and slam Kalinic as an "embarrassment."

The manager's decision has been praised by some fans on Twitter.

Some have even called for Croatia to remove the striker from the team for good and demanded similar steps from his own football club.

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