Lovren's part in Croatia's most famous World Cup run comes two years after he found himself frozen out of the national team set-up, following a disagreement with then-coach Ante Cacic.
Lovren played a key role in Croatia's 2-1 extra-time win over England in the semi-final on Wednesday night, and his side will now face France in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium.
Speaking to BeIN SPORTS, he said: "I heard people saying I had a hard season but I don't agree with that".
"I think people should recognise that I am one of the best defenders in the world and not just talk nonsense".
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren is eager to prove a point when he comes up against England forward Harry Kane in the World Cup semi-finals. People are crying in our country.
Subasic suffered a tight hamstring towards the end of Croatia's quarter-final win over hosts Russian Federation and was unable to take goal-kicks before the tie went to penalties.
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The Croatia worldwide will be hoping to emerge victorious against France in the final, and the way he helped shut Kane down will give him confidence.
"I got a question about the 4-1 against Tottenham [in the Premier League]", he said.
Speaking to beIN Sport following the game, the much maligned Liverpool defender claimed that he is one of the world's best.
But there is a major doubt over the participation of Vrsaljko, who hobbled off with a knee injury in extra-time during the quarter-final win over Russian Federation in Sochi.
If Lovren and his team-mates can control Mbappe and manage the alternative threats of Olivier Giroud and Antoine Griezmann on Sunday in Moscow, Croatia will have a genuine chance of pulling off a victory.
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