Rakitic: "I do not come to substitute neither to xavi neither to cesc fábregas"

Rakitic: "I do not come to substitute neither to Xavi neither to Cesc"

Rakitic: "I do not come to substitute neither to Xavi neither to Cesc"

Published:30/06/2014 - 19:10h


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The farewell of Ivan Rakitic of the Seville has taken place this Monday in the Sánchez Pizjuán with the feelings on the surface. In press conference, the Croatian midfield player has not been able to repress some tear and has confessed that will keep on being sevillista

Ivan Rakitic
has arrived during the afternoon of this Monday to Barcelona, where has initiated from the 18:00 hours the acts protocolarios previous to the presentation like new player of the Barcelona group, as it is the session of photos with the shield of the FC Barcelona. Before landing in the City Condal, the Croat has sacked of the fans sevillista jumping to the Sánchez Pizjuán and making to continuation a moving press conference, in which it has not been able to contain the tears when they have showed him a video recopilatorio of his best moments like footballer of the club hispalense. "Never it would have imagined me that it would be so painful to go out of the Seville. It is not a goodbye, is a see you later. Because I will go back to Seville. To live here", has signalled.

The mediocentro Balkan has played three seasons and average in the Seville, the last like captain of the team. The journalists displaced until the press conference have sacked him with an audible and prolonged applause. "My daughter is partner and I go to take out the carnet for all the family, included I, because I go me like sevillista. The same for the Supercopa of Europe put us all the T-shirt of the Seville to see it all together".

Already in relation to his signing by the FC Barcelona, has commented that "in this club can do things very big. It is truth that had other offers, but the Barça has conquered me by the feelings that have transmitted me in the negotiations". The player has clear, in any case, that does not arrive to substitute to Xavi Hernández neither Cesc Fábregas, but to plough a name in the entity culé. "I do not come to substitute neither to Xavi neither to Cesc. They are two big players of world-wide level, but I am Rakitic. I want to give all my football, do it the best possible, working to the maximum... But always being the one who am, Ivan Rakitic".

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