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Barcelona midfielder Rakitic finds upside to Spain's lockdown

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic admits he's found an upside to Spain's lockdown.

Rakitic spoke to Biel about his life in quarantine.

"I've never had the chance to have so much time with my children and my wife," said the Croatian. "I do training and virtual classes. I do classes with my daughters and the truth is I've trained every day. I had just one day of rest when I didn't go to the gym in my house."

Rakitic said that he's looking forward to it all being over.

"We've got a WhatsApp group where the whole squad is. I also have another with my team-mates in the Croatian national team," he explained.

"At Barca, the team-mate I've spoken to most is Ter Stegen. The dressing room is very united and we try to help each other, because some of us also live very close."

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