Ivan Rakitic

Born: March 10, 1988 (age 30)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)

Hometown: Mohlin, Switzerland
Nationality: Croatia Croatian

Position: Winger
Team: Barcelona (no. 7)
Ivan Rakitic for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
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Career History
Youth1995-2005Basel
Senior2005-2007Basel
2007-2011Schalke 04
2011-2014Sevilla
2014-Barcelona
International2007-Croatia
Sports Mole has 642 articles about Ivan Rakitic. Articles 1 to 40:
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Real Sociedad on Andres Iniesta's farewell
Philippe Coutinho scores the only goal of the game as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in Andres Iniesta's farewell appearance for the Spanish champions.
May 20, 21:42
Ernesto Valverde takes Barcelona training on February 19, 2018
Result: Barcelona lose nine-goal thriller at Levante
Barcelona's hopes of finishing the 2017-18 La Liga campaign unbeaten end courtesy of an incredible 5-4 loss at Levante.
May 13, 21:36
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Result: Barcelona brush Villarreal aside to close in on unbeaten La Liga campaign
Barcelona thrash Villarreal 5-1 at the Camp Nou to close in on an historic unbeaten La Liga campaign.
May 9, 20:52
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the La Liga action as Barcelona welcome rivals Real Madrid as the sides meet in El Clasico at the Camp Nou.
May 4, 18:51
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of the final El Clasico showdown of the season, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI using players from both sides of the divide.
May 4, 10:55
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Ivan Rakitic: 'Andres Iniesta decision must be respected'
Ivan Rakitic is unsure whether Andres Iniesta will prolong his stay at Barcelona beyond the summer but admits that he hopes to see the Spaniard remain.
Apr 22, 21:20
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Sevilla vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Copa del Rey final action as Barcelona take on Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.
Apr 19, 15:50
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Ivan Rakitic cleared to return to action for Copa del Rey final
Ivan Rakitic is back in contention for Barcelona's Copa del Rey final meeting with Sevilla after recovering from a minor operation on his finger.
Apr 19, 15:36
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Report: Ivan Rakitic pondering Manchester United move
A report claims that Ivan Rakitic will inform Manchester United next month whether he is interested in joining from Barcelona.
Apr 12, 14:02
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Ivan Rakitic to undergo surgery following finger fracture
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic will undergo surgery on his left hand, after the Croatian suffered a fracture during his side's Champions League clash with Roma.
Apr 11, 19:57
Andre Gomes in action for Barcelona in 2016
Andre Gomes 'not thinking' about summer exit from Barcelona
Andre Gomes insists that he is 'enjoying himself' at Barcelona amid reports in the Spanish press that he is seeking a move out of the club in the summer.
Apr 8, 20:49
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic: 'Cristiano Ronaldo's goal was awesome'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic admits that the overhead kick scored by Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid against Juventus was "awesome".
Apr 5, 11:35
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Result: Barcelona too strong for Roma at Camp Nou
Barcelona take a big step towards the semi-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 4-1 win over Roma in the first leg of their quarter-final.
Apr 4, 21:35
Christian Eriksen in action for Tottenham Hotspur on December 9, 2017
Report: Lionel Messi urges Barcelona to snub Christian Eriksen
Lionel Messi is reportedly not keen on the idea of Barcelona moving for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen.
Apr 1, 17:06
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona on February 20, 2018
Ivan Rakitic: 'Barcelona always believed'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that his team 'always believed' in their chances of avoiding defeat against Sevilla on Saturday night.
Apr 1, 13:31
Barcelona's Paco Alcacer challenges Ruben Vezo of Granada during the La Liga clash at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Team News: Paco Alcacer handed rare league start for visit of Athletic Bilbao
Paco Alcacer takes over from the suspended Luis Suarez for Barcelona's home league match against Athletic Bilbao.
Mar 18, 14:14
Neymar in action for Paris Saint-Germain on November 22, 2017
Unai Emery brushes aside latest Neymar transfer rumours
Unai Emery insists that Neymar will not be going anywhere at the end of the season, despite growing talk of a possible switch to Real Madrid or former club Barcelona.
Mar 13, 16:14
Neymar in action for Brazil at the 2016 Olympic Games
Philippe Coutinho hopes to see Neymar back at Barcelona
Philippe Coutinho admits that it "would be awesome" to play alongside Brazilian compatriot Neymar at Barcelona, amid rumours that the forward could return to Camp Nou.
Mar 13, 10:29
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Ivan Rakitic: 'I'd welcome Neymar return to Barcelona'
Midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that he would be happy to see Neymar make a return to Barcelona at some stage in the future.
Mar 12, 18:38
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Barcelona ace Ivan Rakitic 'wanted by Manchester United, Liverpool'
A report claims that Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is on the radar of both Manchester United and Liverpool ahead of the reopening of the transfer window.
Mar 11, 09:40
Philippe Coutinho in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Team News: Philippe Coutinho, Gerard Pique restored to Barcelona XI
Philippe Coutinho and Gerard Pique return to Barcelona's starting lineup for the crunch clash against Atletico Madrid, as Ernesto Valverde makes four changes to his side.
Mar 4, 14:15
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Manchester United 'eye Ivan Rakitic move'
Manchester United reportedly want to sign Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic at the end of the season.
Mar 4, 09:12
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: 'Eden Hazard is world class'
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic labels Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard "world class" ahead of the clash between the sides on Tuesday evening.
Feb 20, 15:35
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde: "We deserved to progress"
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde admits that he is "very happy" to have guided his side into a fifth consecutive Copa del Rey final following victory over Valencia.
Feb 9, 11:23
Philippe Coutinho in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Result: Philippe Coutinho helps send Barcelona into Copa del Rey final
Barcelona cruise into the final of the Copa del Rey as Philippe Coutinho's first goal for the club helps the Blaugrana to a 2-0 victory over Valencia at the Mestalla.
Feb 8, 22:24
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Live Commentary: Valencia 0-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Barcelona book their place in the final of the Copa del Rey courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Valencia at the Mestalla.
Feb 8, 19:30
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez start for Barcelona against Valencia
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez start for Barcelona in Thursday night's Copa del Rey semi-final second leg away at Valencia.
Feb 8, 19:27
Sergio Busquets in action for Barcelona in October 2016
Result: Luis Suarez gives Barcelona first-leg advantage over Valencia in Copa del Rey
Barcelona earn a slender lead over Valencia in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final clash, thanks to a solitary goal from Luis Suarez at the Camp Nou.
Feb 1, 22:25
Philippe Coutinho's Barcelona shirt pictured on January 6, 2018
Team News: Philippe Coutinho makes first Barcelona start against Alaves
Philippe Coutinho makes his first start for Barcelona in Sunday's La Liga meeting with Alaves at Camp Nou.
Jan 28, 18:38
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Barcelona put five past Real Betis in Seville
Barcelona open up an 11-point lead at the top of La Liga courtesy of a 5-0 win over Real Betis in Seville.
Jan 21, 21:38
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Real Betis 0-5 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Betis and Barcelona in Seville, which ended 0-5.
Jan 21, 18:45
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Preview: Real Betis vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full preview of Sunday's La Liga clash between Real Betis and Barcelona.
Jan 19, 17:55
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez nets brace in Barcelona win
Barcelona come from two goals behind to record a 4-2 win over Real Sociedad in Sunday night's pulsating La Liga clash at the Anoeta.
Jan 14, 21:37
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Result: Barcelona smash five past Celta Vigo to reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals
Barcelona cruise into the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey thanks to a 6-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo, achieved with a 5-0 last-16 second-leg win at Camp Nou.
Jan 11, 22:26
Ivan Rakitic at a Barcelona training session on December 5, 2016
Arsenal, Liverpool interested in Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic?
Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic, who is concerned that new signing Philippe Coutinho will push him out of the side.
Jan 9, 10:24
Ivan Rakitic in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic: 'Philippe Coutinho fee is a bit high'
Midfielder Ivan Rakitic says that the fee of £142m which is being spent by Barcelona to sign Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho "is a bit high".
Jan 8, 12:53
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Result: Barcelona move 17 points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga
Barcelona move 17 points clear of Spanish champions Real Madrid in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 win over Levante.
Jan 7, 17:10
Ernesto Valverde pictured in 2016
Result: Barcelona leave Balaidos with a hard-fought draw
Pione Sisto cancels out Jose Arnaiz's goal as Celta Vigo and Barcelona play out a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 clash at Balaidos.
Jan 4, 19:52
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Result: Barcelona beat Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear
Barcelona cruise to a 3-0 win over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu to move nine points clear at the top of La Liga and 14 clear of their Clasico rivals.
Dec 23, 13:55
Andres Iniesta celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Malaga on October 21, 2017
Preview: Barcelona vs. Deportivo La Coruna - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of unbeaten Barcelona's home match against Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou.
Dec 15, 14:18

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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