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Profile of the Croatian footballer Ivan Rakitic, who currently plays as a midfielder at Barcelona. The 28-year old player Rakitic joined Barcelona from and wears the number 4 shirt.

Ivan Rakitic
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        (Squad number 4)

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Ivan Rakitic Career
2005–2007FC Basel34(11)
2007–2011Schalke 0497(12)
2011–2014Sevilla117(27)
2014–Barcelona32(5)

2006–2007Switzerland U214(1)
2009–2010Croatia U214(2)
2007–Croatia71(9)

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Ivan Rakitic : Barcelona News
“While Henry may only have been in the stadium to enjoy the game, or discuss Liverpool’s stadium redevelopment with Barcelona, who are undertaking a similar project, the terrible performances of Andre Gomes and Ivan Rakitic certainly brought Coutinho to”
 Mirror Yesterday
“Lionel Messi, right, and Ivan Rakitic react after Leganes scored to level the score at 1-1.”
 espnfc.com Yesterday
“And in their place, Ivan Rakitic, Andre Gomes and Rafinha were extremely ineffective this looks like the beginning of the end for Luis Enrique's Barcelona.”
 Goal Yesterday
“Barcelona will seek to recover from their 4-0 defeat at the A boost is needed in the middle, but it's not clear who will provide it. Ivan Rakitic seems like the best bet after Enrique didn't start the Croatian workhorse against PSG.”
 Bleacher Report 2 days ago
“Barcelona ran five past Leganes earlier on in the season? Manager Asier Garitano will be hoping to avoid a similar trouncing on Sunday. Ivan Rakitic. Barcelona’s defeat to PSG highlighted the growing shortcomings of the side’s ageing midfield.”
 The Independent 2 days ago
“And the ideal target for Slaven Bilic would be Barcelona's currently out-of-favour midfielder Ivan Rakitic, who the Hammers boss managed for five years during his time as Croatia national team boss.”
 hitc.com 3 days ago
“MF Ivan Rakitic (for Iniesta), NR --Gave the team some respite from PSG's high press and was on the pitch for their best spell. Richard Martin covers FC Barcelona for ESPN FC. Twitter: @rich9908.”
 espnfc.com 5 days ago
“Q: What is Barcelona's best midfield combination? It was not the one employed by Luis Enrique on Tuesday night, that much is certain.”
 Football 5 days ago
“Barcelona were stunned at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday supported by what might now be his first-choice midfield.”
 The Independent 5 days ago
“Class coverage as always. John Mc Enerney I was thinking just the same thing John about Rakitic.”
 Daily Telegraph 5 days ago
Ivan Rakitic Career Honours
  • Basel: Swiss Cup: 2006–07
  • Sevilla: UEFA Europa League: 2013–14
  • Barcelona: La Liga: 2014–15
  • Barcelona: Copa del Rey: 2014–15
  • Barcelona: UEFA Champions League: 2014–15
  • Swiss Super League Young Player of the Year: 2006–07
  • Swiss Super League Goal of the Season: 2006–07
  • BBVA Fair Play award: 2013–14
  • La Liga Player of the Month: January 2014
  • 2014 UEFA Europa League Final: Man of the Match
  • La Liga Team of the Season: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Europa League Team of the Season: 2013–14
  • UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2014–15

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Defenders
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    Lucas Digne Jordi Alba
    Jeremy Mathieu Javier Mascherano
    Samuel Umtiti Gerard Pique
    Midfielders
    Lionel Messi Neymar
    Arda Turan Rafinha
    Denis Suarez Andre Gomes
    Andres Iniesta Ivan Rakitic
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