CROATIA – Croatia may have lost the FIFA World Cup™ on Monday, but defender Vedran Ćorluka is still scoring off the field. Franka Batelić, who represented Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest this year with her song ‘Crazy’ is engaged to the Croatian footballer.
Throughout the tournament, Franka been spotted in the stands, cheering her fiance and country on. The couple has been together for six years according to Balkan media.
Franka placed 17th in the first Semi-Final at this year’s contest in Lisbon and did not go through to the grand final. Nonetheless, she’s a star in her homeland, opening for Beyonce at the Arena Zagreb in 2013.
But the Eurovision connect doesn’t stop with Franka. Tony Cetinski who represented Croatia at the Song Contest in 1994 will sing at the couple’s wedding. Cetinski is a pop icon in the Balkan region.