Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic visits Disneyland Paris with wife Raquel Mauri ahead of clash against Deportivo

IVAN RAKITIC took the time out from Barcelona training to visit Disneyland Paris with his wife Raquel Mauri on Wednesday.

Ahead of the Catalan club’s clash against Deportivo on Sunday, the 29-year-old jetted off to France in a romantic trip away to the popular tourist destination.

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Mauri, who has two kids with the Croatian international, posted a loved-up picture of the pair in the heart of Disneyland.

Standing in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle, the duo locked lips in the gloomy conditions of the French capital.

And before flying off on their day vacation, the couple enjoyed a night out in Spain to celebrate the birthday of Andres Iniesta‘s wife on Tuesday evening.

Rakitic has been instrumental for Barca this season, featuring in 24 games in all competitions, netting once in the Champions League.

He will be turning his attention to Deportivo upon his return to Catalonia, with Barca looking to carry on their unbeaten run in La Liga.

They lead Valencia by five points at the top of the top-flight after winning 12 of their 15 games, and sit eight points above rivals Real Madrid.

Ernesto Valverde’s men go into the tie against the Branquiazuis at the Nou Camp on the back of a 2-0 victory over Villarreal, thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.

The Copa del Rey champions will be looking to avoid a potential banana skin on the weekend ahead of El Clasico on December 23.


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