Seville club star, Croatian Ivan Rakitic, confirmed that he had previously told his former Barcelona teammate, Argentine Lionel Messi, that he would never win the European League title.
Rakitic, who played 7 seasons in a Barcelona shirt (from 2014 to 2020), before returning to Seville in the summer of 2020, said in statements reported by “ESPN”: “I was talking to Messi and I told him: I won everything and scored all these goals. But I won a title that you will never get, you will never win the European League. “
Rakitic, 32, won the European League title in 2014 during his first term with Seville, before moving in the same year to Barcelona, to win with him all possible titles from a local league, a cup, a local super, the UEFA Champions League, the European Super Cup, and the Cup. The world of clubs.