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FC Barcelona News: 14 October 2015; Ivan Rakitić, Arda Turan Qualify for EURO 2016, Pele Talks About Lionel Messi

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Victories and a place in Euro2016 for Rakitic and Turan | FC Barcelona
Two more FC Barcelona players seem set to be involved in next summer’s Euro2016 in France. Ivan Rakitic with Croatia and Arda Turan with Turkey both claimed victories on Tuesday which mean they are both through to the tournament’s final stages. Croatia played out a 1-0 away at Malta whilst Turkey beat Iceland 1-0 at home with a dramatic late winner.

Chile and Brazil win while Argentina draw in World Cup 2018 qualifiers | FC Barcelona
It was a generally positive night for FC Barcelona’s South American stars in the second round of qualifying matches for the Russia 2018 World Cup. Claudio Bravo’s Chile and Dani Alves’ Brazil both collected three points, but Javier Mascherano’s Argentina could only draw. All three of the Barça players were on for the full 90 minutes of their respective matches.

Pelé describes Messi as best player of last ten years | FC Barcelona
Three-time World Cup winner Pelé has spoken out about his admiration for Barça’s Leo Messi, a man who is posing a serious threat to the Brazilian’s position as the greatest player ever to grace the game. While at a conference in New Delhi, he was asked to comment on the respective merits of the Argentinian and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

Neymar starting to assume leading role at Barcelona - ESPN FC
Neymar has been a regular fixture at Barcelona from the very moment he landed at the Camp Nou back in the summer of 2013. While many doubted the young Brazilian would ever accept to play a secondary role alongside Lionel Messi, he very quickly understood that the presence of the No. 10 could only be interpreted as an advantage.

Luis Suarez trying to fill void left by Lionel Messi - ESPN FC
Messi is out until late November with a knee injury picked up in last month's La Liga clash with Las Palmas -- and Barca have struggled at times in each of their games since, especially when losing 2-1 at Sevilla just before the current international break.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Barcelona reports played down - ESPN FC
Borussia Dortmund have once again dismissed rumours about star forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's future following fresh reports that European champions Barcelona are keen on the player. Aubameyang, 26, has been in sensational form this campaign -- breaking a Bundesliga record by scoring in each of Dortmund's first eight league matches.

MLS news: Sebastian Giovinco plays down Barcelona link - Goal.com
Toronto FC star Sebastian Giovinco is "happy" in MLS amid reported interest from Barcelona. Spanish and European champions Barcelona are thought to be monitoring Giovinco, who has taken the MLS by storm with 21 goals and 15 assists in his first season in Canada. The 28-year-old, however, is in no rush to leave Toronto, having only departed Juventus in February.

Start of the confirmation process for those on the waiting list for season tickets at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
On Thursday 15 October the period for confirming the waiting list for season tickets at Camp Nou for members who were inscribed before 30 July 2015 begins. Those on the season ticket waiting list have to confirm their desire to receive a season ticket to fulfill Club regulations.

Top academy goals of October 10 and 11 | FC Barcelona
On a weekend on which every one of the academy teams recorded wins, the ‘Promeses’ show on Barça TV once again picked its goals of the week. Top spot goes to Iker Bravo of the U12 C team with a great bit of skill with his left foot against EFO 87. In the same game, Tomàs Carbonell rifled home a beauty from the edge of the area, and is rewarded with second place.