SAO PAULO (AP) – Luka Modric would love his former Tottenham team-mate Gareth Bale to join him at Real Madrid .
Bale and Modric came up against each other for the first time since Modric's departure from White Hart Lane in the summer during Croatia's 2-0 win over Wales on Tuesday night.
Bale has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, with his former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp claiming the Welshman could play for any team in the world.
Modric is a huge admirer of Bale and admits he would love to be reunited with him at the Bernabeu.
"Harry is right - it would be amazing for Gareth to come and play for Real Madrid," said Modric.
"I think he can do it. He is certainly good enough to play at the highest level. I hope he will come to us. It was nice to see my old friend Gareth and play against him. He's a top player. We had a good chat after the game."
Modric believes a move to Madrid would make Bale a better player as he rates him and Cristiano Ronaldo as they two best wingers in world football.
He added: "It would be even better than now to have Ronaldo and Bale on the wings for Madrid. And it could make Gareth an even better player. For me, they are the best two wingers in the world."