Ivan Rakitic

Born: March 10, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)

Hometown: Mohlin, Switzerland
Nationality: Croatia Croatian

Position: Winger
Team: Barcelona (no. 7)
Ivan Rakitic for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Career History
Youth1995-2005Basel
Senior2005-2007Basel
2007-2011Schalke 04
2011-2014Sevilla
2014-Barcelona
International2007-Croatia
Sports Mole has 582 articles about Ivan Rakitic. Articles 1 to 40:
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Girona in historic match
Barcelona stretch their 100% start to the 2017-18 La Liga season to six matches with a 3-0 victory over Girona.
Sep 23, 21:35
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Luis Suarez back for Catalan derby
Luis Suarez and Aleix Vidal start up front with Lionel Messi as Barcelona travel to Girona in the first ever league meeting between the two sides.
Sep 23, 18:43
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Ivan Rakitic: 'Letting Neymar go a really bad decision'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic suggests that the club perhaps could have done more to prevent Neymar from joining Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.
Sep 22, 15:59
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Preview: Girona vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Catalan derby between Girona and Barcelona in La Liga.
Sep 21, 16:10
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Team News: Ousmane Dembele makes first La Liga start
Ousmane Dembele makes his first league start for Barcelona as they travel to Getafe.
Sep 16, 14:12
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Preview: Getafe vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Getafe and Barcelona from the Spanish capital.
Sep 15, 13:00
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Champions League matchday one: Five things we learned
Sports Mole takes a look at five things we learned from matchday one of the Champions League group stages.
Sep 14, 09:27
 Gonzalo Higuain of Argentina celebrates his goal during the 2016 Copa America Centenario quarterfinal match against Venezuela at Gillette Stadium on June 18, 2016
UEFA to investigate Gonzalo Higuain gesture?
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain could be disciplined by UEFA for flipping his middle finger at Barcelona fans.
Sep 13, 10:52
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to comfortable win over Juventus
Lionel Messi scores two and creates another to inspire Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus in their Champions League Group D opener.
Sep 12, 21:37
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City at Camp Nou on March 12, 2014
Team News: Ousmane Dembele starts for Barcelona
Ousmane Dembele starts alongside Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi as Barcelona welcome Juventus in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:51
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Barcelona 3-0 Juventus - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 3-0 win over Juventus as Lionel Messi scores twice and creates another to inspire victory over last season's beaten Champions League finalists.
Sep 12, 18:45
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in Barcelona win
Lionel Messi nets a hat-trick as Barcelona continue their 100% start to the 2017-18 La Liga season with a 5-0 win over Catalan rivals Espanyol at Camp Nou.
Sep 9, 21:38
A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou on November 1, 2014
Team News: Ousmane Dembele starts on Barcelona bench
Barcelona's record signing Ousmane Dembele starts on the bench for the visit of Espanyol in the Catalan derby.
Sep 9, 18:38
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Espanyol
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Catalan rivals Barcelona and Espanyol at Camp Nou.
Sep 8, 16:35
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Ivan Rakitic 'to miss Espanyol, Juventus games'
A hamstring injury will force Ivan Rakitic to miss Barcelona's next two matches against Espanyol and Juventus, according to a report.
Sep 6, 13:11
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona overcome Real Betis at Camp Nou
Barcelona begin their 2017-18 La Liga campaign with a 2-0 victory over Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday night.
Aug 20, 21:08
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Liverpool ask for Ivan Rakitic in Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona deal?
A report claims that Liverpool want midfield maestro Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona as part of the deal that would see Philippe Coutinho head the opposite way.
Aug 16, 15:11
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo benched for El Clasico
Cristiano Ronaldo starts on the bench as Real Madrid travel to Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana.
Aug 13, 19:54
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona run out comfortable winners against Chapecoense
Five different players get on the scoresheet as Barcelona earn a comfortable 5-0 victory over Chapecoense at Camp Nou to lift the Joan Gamper Trophy.
Aug 7, 21:28
Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic speaks at a press conference ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Ivan Rakitic bids farewell to Neymar
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic becomes the latest player to bid farewell to Neymar ahead of his world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Aug 3, 16:01
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Ivan Rakitic: 'Always nice to beat Real Madrid'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that victories over Real Madrid are always important following Saturday night's pre-season El Clasico.
Jul 30, 13:26
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Ivan Rakitic: 'Referee insulted me three times'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that match referee Jair Marrufo 'insulted him strongly three times' during Saturday night's El Clasico.
Jul 30, 13:13
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid in Florida
Barcelona make it three wins from three matches on their pre-season tour of North America after recording a 3-2 victory over Real Madrid in Saturday night's El Clasico.
Jul 30, 03:10
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the International Champions Cup fixture between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.
Jul 29, 23:55
Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez celebrate a rare goal during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Barcelona on February 22, 2016
Result: Neymar nets as Barcelona beat Manchester United
Neymar scores the only goal of the match as Barcelona beat Manchester United in the International Champions Cup at the FedEx Field on Wednesday night.
Jul 27, 02:27
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Ernesto Valverde: 'Andre Gomes, Ivan Rakitic in my plans'
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde plays down reports that midfielders Andre Gomes and Ivan Rakitic could be sold ahead of the new campaign.
Jul 17, 18:28
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Luis Garcia: 'Marco Verratti perfect for Barcelona'
Former Barcelona attacker Luis Garcia says that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti would 'fit perfectly' at Camp Nou.
Jun 26, 15:00
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Barcelona 'prepared to sell Ivan Rakitic'
A report claims that Barcelona will allow Ivan Rakitic to leave Camp Nou this summer if the Spanish giants sign Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain.
Jun 19, 12:14
Tite participates in a Brazil training session at the team headquarters in Sao Paulo on June 15, 2016
Brazil boss Tite 'unsurprised' Barcelona want Philippe Coutinho
Brazil boss Tite says that "it absolutely makes sense" that Barcelona want to sign Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho this summer.
May 26, 17:22
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Two-goal Barcelona comeback all in vain as La Liga title slips away
Lionel Messi adds two more goals to his tally as Barcelona recover to beat Eibar 4-2 in their final La Liga outing of the season.
May 21, 20:51
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi brace helps Barcelona three points clear
Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are all on the scoresheet as Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 to move three points clear at the top of La Liga.
May 6, 19:26
Lucas Digne in action during the Champions League game between Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach on December 6, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Barcelona
Lucas Digne and Andres Iniesta come into the starting lineup as Barcelona host Villarreal.
May 6, 16:34
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks to the media on December 5, 2016
Luis Enrique pleased to "wear Espanyol down"
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says that his team showed their character in Saturday's 3-0 La Liga victory over Espanyol.
Apr 30, 18:15
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Result: Barcelona return to top of La Liga following win at Espanyol
Spanish champions Barcelona replace Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after recording a 3-0 win over Espanyol in Saturday night's Catalan derby.
Apr 29, 21:35
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Live Commentary: Espanyol 0-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Catalan rivals Espanyol and Barcelona.
Apr 29, 18:45
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona thump Osasuna to move three points clear at top of La Liga
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 7-1 win over basement side Osasuna at Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
Apr 26, 20:19
Sergio Ramos gets involved with the shirtless action after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Sergio Ramos: "Red card was excessive"
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists that he should not have been sent off during Sunday night's El Clasico at the Bernabeu.
Apr 24, 10:08
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona battle back at Bernabeu to take top spot from Real Madrid
Barcelona come out on top 3-2 against Real Madrid in an El Clasico thriller at Estadio Bernabeu to move to the top of La Liga.
Apr 23, 21:41
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 2-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Barcelona's 3-2 win over Real Madrid, as a 500th goal for the club from Lionel Messi sent his side top.
Apr 23, 18:15
Luka Modric in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Luka Modric hoping to "console" Ivan Rakitic after El Clasico
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric hopes to be able to "console" Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic following Sunday night's La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
Apr 22, 22:32



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona66002021818
2Atletico MadridAtletico6420124814
3Sevilla641173413
4Valencia6330125712
5Real Madrid6321116511
6Leganes631253210
7Levante52308449
8Real Sociedad6303131309
9Real Betis530267-19
10Getafe62228538
11Athletic Bilbao62227618
12Espanyol622279-28
13Celta Vigo621310827
14Villarreal621369-37
15Las PalmasLas Palmas6204510-56
16EibarEibar6204314-116
17GironaGirona612338-55
18Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo6114715-84
19Malaga6015414-101
20AlavesAlaves6006110-90
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