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Better Croatian sportsman of 2015

They choose to Rakitic like better Croatian sportsman of 2015

Published:12/12/2015 - 12:25h

Updated:7/03/2016 - 18:51h

The Balkan midfield player was rewarded thanks to his big season in the FC Barcelona and the achievement of four titles, in addition to his good do with the selection of his country classifying it for the Eurocopa of France. It is the fifth footballer in the history that receives this prize

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The midfield player of the FC Barcelona Ivan Rakitic has been awarded with the prize of better sportsman of Croatia of 2015 that concedes the daily "Sportske novosti". A prize that has done him special illusion as it can check in his account of Twitter where affirmed that it was a pride be the elected this year. It is the fifth footballer in the history of the tournament that receives the award.

"It is an enormous pride receive the recognition like Better Croatian Sportsman of 2015. My father has collected it by me", affirmed a happy Ivan Rakitic in his personal account of Twitter. The midfield player closed like this a 2015 of gold where according to the prestigious magazine "FourFourTwo" was the best midfield player of the world, by in front of men like Andrés Iniesta or Paul Pogba.

Beside Rakitic also was rewarded the thrower of disk Sandra Perkovic, in a gala that celebrated the past Friday and in which it gathered to the best journalists Croats. In this did not find the footballer blaugrana when being a day before the party in front of the Sportive of the Coruña. His father attended in his place to receive the prize.

In the vote of the prize participated a total of 350 journalists of 56 different means of Croatia. The gala was organised by the same daily "Spotske novosti". In the vote Ivan surpassed to the boxer Filip Hrgovic in 66 votes, remaining this second. Rakitic Achieved a total of 162. In the 64 years of award only other four footballers achieved the distinguished prize between which stand out the exmadridista Davor Suker and the forward of the Juventus of Turín Mario Madzukic.

Rakitic, better Croatian sportsman of 2015

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