Waves of emotion at Camp Nou after the legendary Gerard Pique said goodbye to football life after a brilliant career
Barcelona defeated Almeria 2:0 in front of their fans with goals from Dembele and De Jong in the 13th round of the Spanish La Liga. And the duel will be remembered, not because of the victory of the Catalans, but because of Gerard Pique, who played the last match in his extraordinary career.
The legendary stopper won 30 titles, played over 600 games and scored 52 goals. With tears and the expected wave of emotions, the tall defender said goodbye to the club and fans.
“Sometimes in life, wanting means letting go. There is so much love between Barcelona and me that the time has come to give it some space, air, and I am sure that I will be here again in the future”.
“President, president” chanted in the stands of the Nou Camp, the crowd wants what Pique wants – one day the position of the first man of Barca.
“This is not a farewell. I already left when I was 17 years old. When I was born, my grandfather made me a member of Barcelona. I was born here, I will die here”
In an interview with the website of the Spanish La Liga, Pike pointed out that he experienced a great relief…