Ivan Rakitic in a party with the selection of Croatia

THE ONE OF THE BARÇA, SAD BUT PROUD

The most optimistic reflection of Ivan Rakitic after the defeat of Croatia in the World-wide

Published:15/07/2018 - 21:28h

Updated:16/07/2018 - 01:42h

The sadness was the predominant feeling in the selection of Croatia after falling in the final of the World-wide, but Ivan Rakitic has wanted to park it with a discuso optimistic. Although it has recognised that it is a hard hit, affirms that it is necessary to be proud of the work made

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In all final there is victorious and defeated, and if all were joys in France after proclaiming champion of the World-wide, the penalties were for Croatia, very worthy finalist and disclosure of the tournament. In spite of giving the face at all times, the 'vatreni' have carried a been bulky defeat in the definite clash, although some have preferred to take it with philosophy.

Between them it was Ivan Rakitic, that has wanted to underline the big paper of his in a competition in which they were not between the main favourites. The one of Möhlin has recognised that it will not be an easy drink to happen, but that over time will be more conscious of all what has attained in Russia.

"First of all we have to feel us very proud, but are sad because we were very near. In a lot of phases were better today, but it is necessary to congratulate to France for being champions", has commented, in an exercise to know lose that it deserves to be taken like example. Besides, also it has wanted to appreciate the support that have received in the last weeks, especially in the last party.

"Right now we are sad because it is all very recent but is impressive what have achieved. All the world less the French went with us, and for a country with little more than 4 million inhabitants this and have to the best player of the tournament is incredible", has explained, doing reference to Luka Modric, that has carried the trophy like Balloon of Gold of the championship.

Rakitic, dissatisfaction with the arbitration of the final of the World-wide

Between the questions that has not wanted to leave happen, Rakitic also has referred to the arbitration, that in some way has conditioned the result by two played controversial in the first-half. In the first, a non-existent fault on Antoine Griezmann has given origin to the initial goal of the meeting, and little later a hand that seemed involuntary of Ivan Perisic has meant a penalti against Croatia after the query of the VAR.

"It would like me can congratulate to the referee, but think that some things have not gone out of the best possible way. In the first goal of France, there had not been lacking, and the second, the penalti is doubtful. All the details have gone in ours against. But this happens sometimes in the football, now already is happened and can not it change. It is a pity", has expressed.

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