Ivan Rakitic one of the most underrated player

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Ivan Rakitic 

Ivan Rakitic is a Croatian professional
footballer who plays for
Sevilla and the Croatian
National Team. Rakitic was born on 10th March, 1988 in Rheinfelden,
Switzerland. However, he never played a senior international for the nation of
his birth.

Ractic started his career from afar cup to play for a baseball. After he showed his appearance in the swiss super league in Basel. In the second season of
league he 
establishes himself
and score 11 goals in 33 super leagues
. After 2006-7
league, he was
named best player and awarded swiss goal of the year.

As an impressive
, Ivan Ractic were signed by German side Schalke for €5 millionRakitić scored his first competitive goal for
his new club in their 0–9 way
discovered top form as he scored 
a top goal at
VfL Bochum
by which
Schalke finished at least third in 
the league table and
secured a place in the next Champions League.

signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with La Liga club Sevilla for a transfer
fee of €2.5 million on 
January 2011
and give his debut against 
Malaga. color:blackHe scored
his first goal for 
Sevilla against

signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with La Liga club Sevilla for a transfer
fee of €2.5 million on 
January 2011
and give his debut against 
Malaga. He scored
his first goal for 
Sevilla against
scored the first Champions League goal of his career in a 1–0 win against
English champions Manchester City.

Rakitić scored the opening goal in
a 3–1 win against Italian champions Juventus in the 2015 UEFA Champions League
Final.This made Barcelona the first club in history to win the treble of
domestic league, domestic cup and European Cup twice.In October, he was
announced Croatian Footballer of the Year 2015.In December, he was named
Croatian Sportsman of the Year 2015.

José Mourinho identified him as
“one of the most underrated players in the world” after he scored
only one goal against Real Madrid.

In 2018,before worldcup,PSG(Paris Saint-Germain) offered
barcelona $90m for ractic but barcelona deny this offered.

In October 2019 the player stated:
“I want to play, and not just enjoy walking around Barcelona and the sea.
I talked to the people in the club, everyone knew about the other options I
had, it was no secret.”

Barcelona lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final
coach Ronald Koeman informed Rakitić that he
was not part of upcoming games, alongside teammates Luis Suárez, Arturo Vidal
and Samuel Umtiti. Rakitić held the record for the European non-Spanish player
with the most appearances in its history.

his last season for 
Barcelona in
laliga, he played 36 matches
, his goal
only one goal and assist just 3 goals
. In CI,
he played 9 matches
score nothingand assist 1 goal only. In COPA, played 2 matchesscore of and
assist 1 goal.

his presentation at 
Barcelona midfielder Ivan
 was asked whether Arturo
 played more than him last season because he was friends
Leo Messi.

don’t know about that. I always wanted to be available for the coach and there
were some decisions I didn’t understand, but I accepted them for the good of
the group,” the Croat responded, as quoted by Diario Sport.”I can’t
say we were best friends but Leo has always treated me well. Don’t talk to me
about his exit. I’ve only learnt about this through the media.”

Rakitić signed for Sevilla on a
four-year contract, returning to the club after six years for a nominal €1.5m
fee on september 2020.