VIDEO: Young Barcelona Fan Cries Tears of Joy After Hugging Ivan Rakitic

Ivan Rakitic is not quite up their with the likes of Lionel Messiand Neymar in the popularity stakes, but it appears he is getting there.

The Croatian midfielder scored in Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Granada on Saturday, and one fan was clearly ecstatic to hug the summer signing from Sevilla following the match.

The young fan hugged with all his might before finally being wrestled free, but the way he wiped away a face full of tears showed just how much the moment meant to him.