Ivan Rakitic, sad for being in the bench

TIRED OF HIS SECONDARY ROLE

Rakitic wants to keep winning... at Barça or outside

Published:15/11/2019 - 08:03h

Updated:15/11/2019 - 08:03h

The atypical situation that Ivan Rakitic is experiencing makes the Croatian clear that he cannot be without playing, either at Barça or another team

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Since it arrived to the FC Barcelona, Ivan Rakitic turned into an indispensable footballer for the centre of the field. In fact, it went the attendant to occupy the position of Xavi Hernández when the Catalan left of the Camp Nou, with distinct skills but always evidenciando an enormous talent. In the complete interview of 'Universe Valdano' (Go of Movistar), spoke of his current situation, that is far from the one of when it arrived.

Rakitic Follows having intact his ambition by the titles and wants to follow winning, already was in the Camp Nou or far. "As it loves me the football, want to aspire to everything and am thinking in how change this situation and for me is very clear: I want to win more titles, here or in any place, want to go to win more Champions this season, the one who comes and afterwards even more. Of this alive motivation. And I will give it everything until the last day, enjoying of each training", said.

The Croat feels in his best moment and is in the need to have minutes. "I understand and I respect the decisions of the trainer or of a club or what was, but think that have given a lot of in these five years and beak that already carry here. And what want to is can follow enjoying and this is the most important for me, afterwards one enjoys only playing. I am 31 years old, I do not have 38, and I seat me in my best moment", aimed.

"I want to win more titles, here or in any place"

In fact, it does not understand what is failing not to have minutes. "Removing Anfield, am convinced that the past was the best year of my career, if it could not give my level would be the first in going me, would not be five years more for being, but am in the the best moment of my career, am working more than ever and have installed me a gymnasium home to be on of everything", manifested.

Of course, these circumstances are not easy to carry for Rakitic. "It is a very difficult situation, very new for me, but sometimes happen things that one does not have to understand to the one hundred by one hundred and has to accept them, the football is complicated but are in a moment of the season in which it likes me speak of have to improve it to collective level", commented.

In general, Rakitic does not have good feelings by his fault of minutes. "How it can enjoy one? Playing to the football. And it is like me I say many times, how it feels my small daughter when you remove him a toy? It feels sad. As I seat me the same, have removed me the ball. I seat me sad", ensured.

On the defeat in the final of the World-wide, commented that "the first that said when arriving to the changing room, when we were all quite sunk, went that we had achieved the most complicated, that a small country like Croatia there was enamoured to all the world, am convinced that some French went with us, would celebrate his title, but if we had won we did not have them mattering so many".

Praises to Messi and Xavi

Besides, elogió to Leo Messi by his quality and his form to be. "Messi is the football in person, is to admire the form with which carries the pressure that has, all the world is slope of him and expects each day that do something different and is not easy. And answering. A year and another... It is to admire all what has given to the football, no only to the Barça. I carry five years sharing changing room with him and doing kilometres by him. And those that do lacking!", it said.

Also it spoke on Xavi, the player to the that had to substitute by position. "When I arrived to the Barça I could not do what did Xavi, Leo or Andrés. It treated to contribute the mine, read what was the team and contribute what was missing him to help. The pressure was not to have to play in place of Xavi, was to go to enjoy and to learn of Xavi. The luck is that it had me a lot affection during the time that were together and if of somebody it is necessary to speak well like captain is of Xavi, by the form how controlled a changing room, by not speaking of the game", ensured.

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