CROATIA have been one of the bright sparks of the 2022 World Cup, defying the odds to reach the semi-finals in Qatar. Sadly, they are now out of the race after a 3-0 defeat against Argentina.
While the performances on the pitch have been particularly spectacular, a Croatian fan in the stands had caught the eye of fans across the globe.
Ivana Knoll was often spotted in the stands supporting her team, dressed in the colours of her country during their run in the tournament.
And she was back in front of the cameras yesternight when her team played against Argentina.
But just who is Knoll? We have all the information on the Croatia fan.
Who is Ivana Knoll?
Knoll is a renowned Croatian model and social media influencer.
The 30-year-old has over 2.4million followers on Instagram and her content has blown up during her time in Qatar.
As the founder and owner of clothing brand ‘wearknolldoll’, the model has been showing off her outfits at the World Cup.
This has included an several impressive pieces of clothing which showcase the Croatia flag.
However, not is all as it seems with Knoll.
Where was Ivana Knoll born and why does she support Croatia?
Some fans may be surprised to learn that Knoll was not actually born in Croatia, according to several sources.
She was in fact born in Frankfurt, Germany, where she spent seven years before moving to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
So why does she support Croatia? Well, she currently resides in Zagreb and is a fan of the national team.
Who is she dating and who has she dated?
Knoll keeps her private life behind closed doors, not showcasing a boyfriend on social media.
Therefore, fans of hers have speculated that she is currently single but this is unknown.
The same goes for her ex-boyfriends, who will no doubt be kicking themselves now after her rise to fame in Qatar.
Knoll is sure to have plenty of suitors when she lands back in Croatia as the model hopes to return to Zagreb with the trophy with Croatia.