Gerard Piqué leaves Barça
The Catalan central defender announces in a video that the match against Almeria on Saturday at Spotify Camp Nou will be his last as a blaugrana player.
Gerard Piqué: ends his stage at FC Barcelona. The Catalan defender posted a video on his social networks in which he announced that the match against Almeria on Saturday 5 November will be his last under the shirt blaugrana. Sociology since childhood, he leaves the club of his life.
Born on February 2, 1987, Gerard Piqué grew up with the Club blaugrana in his heart. Besides, he has been a sociopath since birth. He starts football in the lower categories of Barça while he is only 10 years old. During the 2003/04 season, he joined Manchester United then, in 2006/07, he was loaned to Zaragoza. Back in England in 2007/08, he competes in the double Premier League - League of Red Devils Champions.
Piqué is now the fifth player to have played the most matches under the Barça jersey. He played his first game on 13 August 2008 against Wisla Krakow (4-0 victory). He won a total of 30 titles with his Club. In 2008/09, he achieved the historic triple and became one of the best defenders in the world.
A goal defender
Everyone has a goal from Piqué, like the one from 2-6 at Santiago Bernabe. In total, he scored 52 goals in the blaugrana jersey. He’s the second-best scorer in Barça history. In the Champions League, he is the best scorer if we consider all the defenders in the history of the competition (16).
Gerard Piqué: played 615 matches under the Barça jersey (396 in Liga, 126 in the Champions League, 65 in the King’s Cup, 16 in the King’s Cup, 2 in the European Super coupe, 5 in the Europa League and 5 in the Club Worlds).
In the video posted on social media on Thursday night, he said: "The dreams of the child that I had come true. This is the time to end this cycle. I have always said that there would be no other Club after Barça and that is what will happen. I’ll play my last game on Saturday at Spotify Cam Nou."
Source : https://www.fcbarcelona.fr/