Rakitic was the protagonist of Sevilla's first pre-season friendly, since in addition to wearing the Nervionense jersey and captain's armband, he scored the winning goal. “The first thing is to dedicate the goal to my family, who really wanted to see me with this shirt. It is very special to wear the number of José Antonio Reyes, I'm sure he is also happy for my goal,” Rakitic summarized.
The satisfaction in the sevillista concentration for how the preseason is developing is evident, something that Rakitic himself was in charge of confirming: “We are working very hard to prepare ourselves well. I am very happy with how these days are going and if we also win and mark a goal because it gives a lot of confidence to continue with a lot of desire “.
Finally, Rakitic explained how he has been received by the Seville dressing room in this second stage in Nervión: “I have to thank everyone for treating them from day one, the boys have received me spectacularly and from day one I feel like one more. pass on my experience and continue enjoying together “.