Ivan Rakitic admitted Barcelona’s sensational Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain was “crazy, unbelievable and impossible”.
Rakitic helped Barca come back from 4-0 down to beat PSG 6-5 on aggregate on Wednesday, which marked the biggest turnaround in Champions League history.
“I cannot believe it. It was really impossible. 15-20 minutes after the game, it is crazy and unbelievable,” the midfielder said after the game, UEFA’s official website reports.
“Thank you to the team, to the people around the club and the fans. It was a really special day and it is hard to say something.
“The first game in Paris was hard for us, a lot of people spoke hard of our team but the reaction was special. It is history. We want to keep going on.
“We had to believe. 4-0 was hard, but it is football. We saw it in the Super Bowl, what is possible in sport.
“Today was crazy. This is Barcelona, the best team in the world and we want to continue our dream in the Champions League.”