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Join WTFoot and discover everything you want to know about his current girlfriend or wife, his shocking salary and the amazing tattoos that are inked on his body. Find out what house the Croatian central midfielder lives in or have a quick look at his cars!
In March 2017 the central midfielder signed a contract with Sevilla that nets him a whopping salary of 6.4 Million Euro (5.8 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €31,727 (£28,969) per day and €1,322 (£1,207) per hour!
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This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 16.2 years to earn the same as Raketa earns in only 1 month.
Net Worth & Market Value
88 Million Euro (80 Milllion Pound)
40 Million Euro (35 Million Pound)
The Croatian midfielder started his senior career with FC Basel of Switzerland in 2005. He moved to Germany in 2007 to play for Schalke 04, and in 2011 switched to Spanish club Sevilla. His performances in La Liga earned him a moved to FC Barcelona in 2014. His net worth is estimated to be around €88 million (£80 million). Aged 31 and still one of the best midfielder's on the planet, the Croatian holds a market value of €40 million (£35 million).
The Croatian met Raquel in the hotel bar (where she worked, and where he lived) when he first move to Spain to play Sevilla. Unfortunately he didn't speak any Spanish but his heart was set on the beautiful waitress. After about 7 months, during which he asked her out "about 20 or 30 times," in the midfielder's own words, she finally gave in to his charms! After a couple of years of dating they tied the knot in 2013.
Ivan Rakitić Wife - Raquel Mauri
Both Raquel and her husband like to keep fit. The couple are regularly seen cycling and exercising on their social media platform.
Family - Get to know them
Daughter - Althea
Althea playing with her younger sister Adara in the lush green porch of their home.
Rakitić Car - What does he drive?
The Croatian international sure does like his cars polished, fast and stylish. Here he is with his brand new BMW!
House - Where does he live?
Location: Barcelona, Spain
The midfielder and his wife Raquel celebrate the festive Christmas period with their daughters Althea and Adara within the cozy comforts of their home in Catalonia.
Born in Rheinfelsen, Switzerland, to a Croatian family of Šokic origin, he started his footballing career with the youth academy of FC Basel in 1995. The midfielder made his debut for the first-team on 29 September 2005 against Široki Brijeg in a UEFA Cup fixture, and went on to establish himself as a regular first-team player during his second season at the club, making 49 appearances, scoring 11 goals, and winning the Swiss Cup (2006/07). The midfielder was the subject of interest of a host of European clubs after his exploits with Basel, and it was German club Schalke 04 who secured his services for a fee of €5 million on 22 June 2007. The Croatian scored his first Bundesliga goal within seven minutes of his debut as Schalke and VfB Stuttgart played out a 2-2 draw. During his four season spell at the German club, the Croatian featured in 135 games, scoring 16 goals and providing 29 assists. The Croatian's next destination would be Spain, on 28 January 2011 he signed a four-and-a-half year contract with La Liga club Sevilla, and made his debut a week later against Málaga. During his three-and-a-half season spell with Les Hispalenses, the Croatian midfielder made 149 appearances, scoring 32 goals and registering 41 assists. During his final season at the club he captained Los Rojiblancos to victory in the final of UEFA Europa League (2013/14), in which he was named man of the match. He earned himself a spot in both UEFA Europa League Team of the Season (2013/14) and La Liga Team of the Season (2013/14). His stellar performances led to a bid from FC Barcelona, who signed the Croatian midfield dynamo on a five-year contract on 16 June 2014. The Croatian's time at Barça would be laden with both personal and team accolades. He scored 34 goals and made 37 assists in 269 appearances for the Blaugrana, winning La Liga (2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19), Copa del Rey (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18), Supercopa de España (2016, 2018), UEFA Champions League (2014/15), UEFA Super Cup (2015) and Club World Cup (2015).
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