Rakitic call leads to fi­nal

Sunday Times - - Sport Soccer -

Faced with a choice be­tween Switzer­land, where he was born, and Croa­tia, the home­land of his par­ents, Ivan Rakitic de­cided to go with fam­ily ties. The mid­fielder lines up against France in tonight’s World Cup fi­nal. Rakitic was born in Rhe­in­felden, in the can­ton of Aar­gau, not far from Basel. He grew up in Mohlin, a small town of 11 000 peo­ple

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