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

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.

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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.