Ivan Rakitic has decided to end his international career, Croatia's soccer federation said Monday. The 32-year-old Rakitic played 106 times for his country in a storied midfield partnership with Luka Modric that lasted for more than a decade. Rakitic scored the decisive penalty in shootouts to beat Denmark and host Russia in the first two knockout rounds.
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Croatia international Ivan Rakitic on Monday bid farewell to the national team with whom he reached the final at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the country's football federation said.