Barcelona defender Gerard Pique announces retirement from football. And will play for the team for the last time on Saturday.
Gerard Pique confirmed via Twitter that. He will play his last game for Barcelona in their La Liga opener at the Nou Camp against Almeria on Saturday November 5.
The 35-year-old defender said: “Now it’s time to end my journey. Saturday will be my last game at Camp Nou.”
‘A few weeks, months ago People talk about me.’ said Pique. UFABET ‘So far I haven’t said anything. But now I want to be the person who talks about myself.’
‘Like many of you, I’ve always been a Barcelona fan. I was born into a family that loves football. from a young age I don’t want to be a footballer. I want to play for Barca’
‘recently I think about that kid. If someone said he would fulfill all his dreams, he would play for Barca, he would win every trophy possible. He will be European champion and world champion.’
‘To play with the best players in history. He will become one of the team captains. Football has given me everything. You, the fans have given me everything. And now my childhood dream has come true. I want to tell you that I have decided now is the time to bring this journey to an end.’
‘I always said that after Barcelona I wouldn’t wear another shirt and that would be it.’
‘I’m going to be a big fan. I will support the team and pass on my love for the club to my children. Like my family did for me, sooner or later I will come back and see you at Camp Nou, Bisca Barca (Long live Barca), always and forever.’ Pique said.
This season Pique, who still has problems with injuries, continues to play for Barcelona in a total of 9 matches, 5 of which are real and the last game completes 90 minutes. Helping the team beat Victoria Plzen 4-2 when last Tuesday.
Pique’s career began at La Masia training alongside Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas before moving to Manchester United between 2004 and 2008 and back. Settled with Barcelona until now By playing for the Azul Grana Army. A total of 615 matches scored 52 goals.
The former Spain international has enjoyed great success with Barcelona, winning eight La Liga titles, three UEFA Champions League titles, seven Copa del Rey titles and three Club World Cups. and three UEFA Super Cups