Browsing Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona beat Roma – Lionel Messi Butting Heads, Ivan Rakitic Scoring Screamers

Posted on 6 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

Beating Roma 3-0 in a friendly match wasn’t the most interesting thing that happened to Barcelona during the eventful evening. Lionel Messi headbutting Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa grabbed most of the attention, but Ivan Rakitic for his wonderful goal deserves some credit as well. More

FC Barcelona – Lionel Messi Now Has Munir El Haddadi to Help Him

Posted on 25 Aug, 2014, by in Soccer

At the basis of the Barcelona theory of improvement is one basic principle: Finding out how to help Lionel Messi. That’s why Neymar and Luis Suarez were signed when world class centre backs would have been more helpful, and that’s why the emergence of Munir El Haddadi might be a very big thing in a very interesting season for Barcelona. More

Barcelona vs Real Madrid – The Arms Race Never Ends

Posted on 28 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

In the world of the Spanish La Liga, there is only room for two teams. Even if both Barcelona and Real Madrid don’t enter this season as champions, something that hasn’t happened in ten years, the focus is always on them and on the signings they’ve made this summer – Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic, James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos to begin with. We all know there’s going to be more. More

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Barcelona Very Close to Signing Ivan Rakitic

Posted on 5 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Changes are coming to Barcelona after a season without a single meaningful title and three years of no Champions League trophy. Bringing creativity and talent to their midfield seems to be on the agenda, and on top of the list of players who fit the description seems to be Ivan Rakitic of Sevilla. More

Ivan Rakitic – The Best Assist of the Season

Posted on 27 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

From the football filled night we had in the middle of the week, the best thing had to best thing had to be Ivan Rakitic, pulling off a backheel chapeu in his own half to get rid of his marker, Pepe, before breaking clear into the counter attack and setting up teammate Carlos Bacca for what turned out to be the winning goal for Sevilla against Real Madrid. More