Rakitic is with Croatia this week. / Drago Sopta - HNS

With another club hiatus once again upon us, let's take a look at which Barça players have been summoned to national team duty, who they're playing, where they're playing, and what they're playing for:

SERGIO BUSQUETS, GERARD PIQUÉ, JORDI ALBA & MARC BARTRA
9/10/15 Spain - Luxembourg (Logroño)
12/10/15 Ukraine – Spain (Kiev)
The last two qualifiers for Euro 2016. One win in either of the two matches will stamp the team's ticket for France.


IVAN RAKITIC
10/10/15 Croatia – Bulgaria (Zagreb)
13/10/15 Malta – Croatia (Ta’ Qali)
The Croatians are playing for a Euro 2016 berth as well.


ARDA TURAN
10/10/15 Czech Republic – Turkey (Prague)
13/10/15 Turkey – Iceland (Konya)
The Turks are holding out hopes of getting to France via the play-offs.


MARC-ANDRÉ TER STEGEN
8/10/15 Ireland – Germany (Dublin)
11/10/15 Germany – Georgia (Leipzig)
The current world champions will be at Euro 2016 if they win one of these two games.


MUNIR EL HADDADI
7/10/15 Georgia – Spain U-21 (Tbilisi)
13/10/15 Spain U-21 – Sweden (Tenerife)
Two early qualifiers for the 2017 European U-21 championships


JAVIER MASCHERANO
8/10/15 Argentina – Ecuador (Buenos Aires)
13/10/15 Paraguay – Argentina (Asunción)
Argentina's first two qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup


CLAUDIO BRAVO
8/10/15 Chile – Brazil (Santiago)
13/10/15 Perú – Chile (Lima)
The Copa América champions also open qualifying for the 2018 World Cup


DANI ALVES
8/10/15 Chile – Brazil (Santiago)
13/10/15 Brazil – Venezuela (Fortaleza)
Alves is a last-minute addition for Brazil's first two 2018 World Cup qualifiers