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I am proud to have spent so many years with Messi – Rakitic

Thu 20 May 2021 | 11:38

Former Barcelona star praises Lionel Messi, saying the Argentine scores so many goals it seems like he is in a video game.

Ivan Rakitic

, who won 13 trophies with

Barcelona

over his 6-year spell at Camp Nou before returning to

Sevilla

ahead of the current campaign, has commented on playing alongside the Argentine superstar

Lionel Messi

, saying the 33-year-old scores so many goals it seems like he is in a video game.

"A player always wants to compete with and enjoy the best players and when it's the best of them all, it's even better,"

Rakitic told

Goal

.

"It was an incredible six years, you learn a lot of things.

"I look at Leo, who has gone nine seasons in a row scoring at least 30 goals, and it seems like a video game.

"If you do that on the Playstation, they'll tell you that you're messing with people and you know all the tricks. You simply have to enjoy it every day.

"I am proud to have spent so many years with him, to have fought for so many titles and to have won so many titles with him.

"Sincerely, if I've been able to help him, even a little bit, it's very special. It was very special to share a dressing room with so many great players at Barcelona."


source: SportMob