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FC Barcelona News: 13 June 2015; Ivan Rakitic Takes Part in Croatia Draw, Marc Bartra Talks About Gerard Pique Whistles

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Rakitic and Croatia draw with Italy to stay top | FC Barcelona
Croatia and Italy have drawn 1-1 in their top of the table Euro 2016 qualifying Group H match. The encounter was played in front of an empty Poljud stadium in Split due to a UEFA ban on supporters following trouble when the Croats hosted Norway in their previous game.

FC Barcelona individual stats 2014/15 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have just completed one the most glorious of their 115 seasons, winning both the major domestic trophies and adding their fifth Champions League title as well. Here’s a break-down of how each of the first team members, plus the B team players that helped out now and again, fared overall in the three different competitions in eight key statistic categories.

FC Barcelona's Copa America on social networks | FC Barcelona
A collection of comments posted by the five Barça players in Chile

Barcelona Paul Pogba transfer, Ilkay Gundogan Dortmund future - ESPN FC
Barcelona director Ariedo Braida is a master at overstating the obvious. "Everyone wants him," the man in charge of Barca's international transfer scouting said of Paul Pogba on Gazzetta TV. To be fair, he's right. In recent months Transfer Talk has linked the Frenchman to clubs from Paris to Madrid to Manchester. And, of course, Braida's Barcelona.

Xavi says Neymar should consider how he acts - ESPN FC
"He should seriously think about how he acts [in the future]," the newly-signed Al Sadd man told Sport on Thursday. "I understand people's attitudes to his [rainbow flick] against Athletic Bilbao in the Copa [del Rey]. Some saw it as a lack of respect. Those things in Brazil are accepted, but not so much [in Spain]. He should reflect on it because he's an extraordinary guy, a hard worker and humble."

Marc Bartra: Pique deserves better from Spain boo boys - Goal.com
Marc Bartra says Spain and Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique did not deserve to be booed by fans during Thursday's 2-1 win over Costa Rica. The defender has previously been targeted for speaking out in support of Catalan independence, before taking a swipe at Cristiano Ronaldo during Barcelona's treble celebrations. Pique made reference to Ronaldo's infamous 30th birthday party in the aftermath of Real's 4-0 defeat to rivals Atletico Madrid.

ESPN FC awards vote results - ESPN FC
After our recent league-by-league awards, we asked you to vote on the best of the best from across Europe's top leagues for the 2014-15 season. Almost 1.5 million fan votes later, here are the results. Thanks for taking part!