Since 2014 he has played for Barcelona . Rakitic has also represented both Croatia and Switzerland on their under-21 national teams. In 2007 Rakitic joined the Croatian senior side and has scored 10 goals in 75 games. He has played in the the UEFA Euro in 2008 and 2012 as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Rakitic was named both the Croatian Sportsman of the Year and the Croatian Football of the Year in 2015.