Barcelona and Croation midfielder Ivan Rakitic reveals he very closely escaped the terrorist attack in August. Which killed 13 people and injured 130 people after a van rammed into pedestrians in Catalonia.
Barcelona’s players paid tribute to the victims of the attack by holding a one minute’s silence at their training ground. 14 seats were left empty in memory of those who died in the terrorist attack.
Rakitic saved by wife
Actually, his wife insisted him not to go to the downtown where the accident happened. She asked him to stay home and let the kids play in the park outside.
Ivan not to open restaurant in Barcelona
The Barcelona star is a good cook he already opened a restaurant in Sevilla when he was playing there. He first thought to open a restaurant in Barcelona. However after the recent incident hee opted not to open in Barcelona.
Reports suggest that Barcelona wants Marco Verratti from Paris Saint Germain to be playing for the Catalan club. Barca could offer Ivan plus $65 million to persuade PSG. Barcelona boss told that Ivan was in his plans.