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INTERVIEW TO RAKITIC

Rakitic: "I want to play, I take the risk like the rest of the workers"

Published:30/04/2020 - 08:43h

Updated:30/04/2020 - 11:35h

Ivan Rakitic attended the newspaper 'MARCA' in an interview in which he focused on the situation experienced by the coronavirus pandemic. The Croatian made it clear that he wants to play this same campaign despite the risks

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Ivan Rakitic attended to the newspaper 'MARK' in an interview in which it spoke especially of the situation that has generated the coronavirus. The Croat reflexionó especially this and wetted on if the football has to return or no with this still alive pandemia. The '4' culé was very clear in his statements and did not doubt in positioning in favour of the turn of LaLiga. Besides, the midfield player of the Barça cleared that it does not go to think in his future until the season have finalised.

On the turn of the competition to Spain, the Balkan surprised with his conclusive words. He wants to play and is had to run risks the same that the rest of workers in the country. "I want to play. It is evident that have to try go back with the greater sanitary guarantees, but also have to know that they never go to be to 100%. But this same risk go it to have all the workers in his turn to the work. The employees of some supermarkets also change in changing rooms and have the same possibilities or more than infecting that we. They assume this risk and I also want to assume it", stood out.

In this sense, the half reflexionó on the paper that have to have the footballers in front of this epidemic in relation to the rest of the society and to the own fans. "I think that it is the moment that those that are leading of the football, step advance, throw of the car, and do not say it by economic questions. Have this debt and am safe that if we ask him to the fans to them would love them that there was football. We have to try do that the people go back to enjoy of the football, that we the footballers can be an example, giving support to all the workers that have showed us this strength. I want to join me to this strength", explained.

In France, Tie it 1 has been cancelled and has added to the car of the Eredivisie and the Belgian league. Rakitic Cleared that each country is a world and that he will support what do in Spain. "Each country and each League has to analyse with his data and his needs the situation of how is all and decide what is the best in each case, do not think that can take an equal decision for all the world. What am sure is that all the countries and all the leagues when they take the decision that was go it to do with the security that they want the best for his citizens and his sportsmen. I support and respect the decisions that take each country", aimed.

If at the end LaLiga finishes restarting, will do it to enclosed door, something that to a lot of players and trainers does not finish them to convince. The midfield player barcelonista, in spite of this, prefer to be positive and therefore it commanded him a message to all the fans. "It goes to be very hard and very rare for us, but would like me say him to the fans that go to be more enchufados that never, that will know that they will be in his houses living it with the same passion of always and that will not defraud them. Together will take out the necessary strength to go out of all this and sure that we will be able to feel the support of the people that will be in his houses", commented.

It is in his best moment and does not want to speak of the future

In addition to on this, Rakitic also left clear that to sportive level follows being in a big moment and that only thinks in being able to follow like this and win all the titles that can with the Barça this campaign. "I am in the best moment of my career, my best age, is a special motivation for me and am convinced that I can do it and go it to achieve. I want to struggle and litigate by everything", said.

Finally, the Croat did not want to wet too much on his future, that many say that it is far of the Camp Nou. It finishes agreement in 2021 and everything aims that it will go out this summer, since in the club do not want to renew him. He prefers to expect to final of season to see how advance all and can think in this with tranquility. "I want to enjoy of the football, can begin the before possible. When this pass and finish, will be the moment to analyse all the situation", finalised.

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