Croatia's Ivica Olic ruled out of Euro 2012 with injury

Ivica Olic
Ivica Olic is ruled out Euro 2012

Croatia striker Ivica Olic has been ruled out of Euro 2012 because of a thigh injury.

The former Bayern Munich forward, who has scored 15 times for his country, is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks.

Ex-Blackburn striker Nikola Kalinic, now with Ukrainian side Dnipro, will replace Olic in Slaven Bilic's squad.

Croatia play Republic of Ireland in their opening Group C game on Sunday, June 10.

Olic, 32, who will join Wolfsburg this summer, suffered the injury in a friendly draw with Norway at the weekend.

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