In the Spanish La Liga game, FC Barcelona beat Sevilla 1-0 to continue with their good run of form that has pushed them to the second spot on the league table, 12 points behind the first-placed Real Madrid.
After the defeat, the 34-year-old Croatia central midfielder decided to go all the way to appreciate the home fans who were still at the stadium.
A clip that surfaced on social media hours after the game showed the footballer hugging an unidentified fan near the pitch before he handed his shirt to the fan.
Afterward, another fan came and Ivan Rakitic hugged the fan before he decided to get the fan a gift. To the amazement of the fans on the stand, the football star took off his shorts and handed it over to the fan.
The 34-year-old Croatian footballer who spent around six seasons of his football career playing for FC Barcelona was left with only his panties.
As if he didn’t know that the moment would be captured on camera, Rakitic shyly applauded the fans before he jugged away.
😅 Rakitic acaba en calzoncillos después de darle camiseta y pantalones a algunos aficionados de la grada de animación del Camp Nou. Ganó 13 títulos en Barcelona, jugador muy querido por los culés.@carrusel pic.twitter.com/vBlGLMuJ3u— Adrià Albets (@AdriaAlbets) April 3, 2022
After his stunning show on the pitch, the Croatia international took to his verified Twitter page to share a series of pictures from the game but did not post any picture showing when he naked himself to appreciate the fans.
In the caption of the pictures the football star shared, he wrote: ‘It’s never easy to play at Camp Nou. A disappointing result for my Sevilla FC. Thank you for always making me feel at home @SevillaFC.”
The 1-0 win over Sevilla on Sunday left FC Barcelona on the second spot. While Sevilla moved down to the 4th spot with 57 points in 30 games.
What are the stats and contract of Ivan Rakitic at Sevilla
Ivan Rakitic joined Sevilla from FC Barcelona on September 1, 2020, for a transfer fee worth €3.50 million.
According to reports, the contract Rakitic signed with Sevilla is currently earning him £107,000 per week, £5,564,000 per year.
So far this season, Rakitic has played 38 games in all competitions in which he scored 6 goals and provided four assists.
Rakitic’s contract with Sevilla is expected to expire on June 30, 2024, and his current transfer market value is €7 million.
It might interest you to note that Ivan Rakitic has been married to Raquel Mauri since 2013. The marriage is blessed with two children, Althea Rakitić, and Adara Rakitić.