FC Barcelona News: 13 November 2017; Napoli Eying Denis Suarez, Ivan Rakitić, Croatia Qualify for World Cup

Barça to be well-represented at 2018 World Cup | FC Barcelona
See who helped their national teams qualify for next summer’s tournament in Russia.

Ivan Rakitic qualifies for World Cup with Croatia | FC Barcelona
Ivan Rakitic is the latest FC Barcelona player to book his ticket for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, after Croatia bested Greece in their playoff. The second leg of the tie, held at the Georgios Karaiskáki stadium (where Rakitic played for Barça against Olympiacos in the Champions League earlier this season) ended goalless, but a 4-1 home win in Zagreb from the first encounter was enough to qualify Croatia for next summer’s tournament in Russia.

Iniesta & Iniesta’s heart to heart | FC Barcelona
The twelve-year-old boy with a fresh face, green eyes arrived at the Masia. The next morning, he woke up with sore red eyes from having cried during his first night alone. A lot has happened in the meantime for him to become the respected and admired 33-year-old man we know today.

Luis Suárez and his fitness work | FC Barcelona
In the absence of LaLiga action last week, Luis Suárez took advantage of the international break to continue working on his fitness. With a packed fixture list ahead before the end of the year, the Uruguayan undertook specific training to face the coming games at full strength, separately from the players not selected by their respective countries for international duty.

Which Barça player are you? | FC Barcelona
Take this personality test to discover which FC Barcelona first team player you are most similar to.

Napoli prepare Denis move? | Football Espana
Napoli are lining up an ambitious January move to lure Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez to Serie A, according to reports. The 23-year-old has started only two La Liga matches for Ernesto Valverde’s side this season and the Italian giants are confident he would be tempted by first-team football at the top level.

FC Barcelona pay tribute to the ‘rondo’ | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona is known around the world for its style of football. A way of playing that is epitomised by the ‘rondo’, a warm up exercise with the ball that encapsulates the way the blaugranes play the game, from the very smallest in the youth football setup to the stars of the first team. For Barça the ball is the star of the show and that is echoed by the more than 300 boys and girls who form part of the football teams at La Masia.