Barcelona Star Gerard Pique Broadcasts Retirement After Adorned Profession

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Barcelona’s Gerard Pique introduced his reirement on Thursday after a adorned profession. “Saturday’s match (in opposition to Almeria) will likely be my final on the Camp Nou,” the 35-year-old posted on Twitter. The defender bows out with three Champions League titles for his membership and the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 with Spain. “I wished to let you know that I’ve determined the second has come to finish this journey,” he stated in a video clip of the star watching pictures of himself as a small boy carrying the Barcelona shirt, or chasing after autographs.

“There isn’t any different staff after Barca,” he added. “I will change into an excellent fan, I will be supporting the staff and move on my love for Barca to my son. And eventually, I will be again,” he concluded.

Arriving on the Camp Nou aged 10 Pique left his residence metropolis for Manchester United’s academy in 2004, successful a primary Champions League trophy below then supervisor Alex Ferguson in 2008.


He then returned to Catalonia, serving to Barca to eight La Liga crowns, seven Copas del Rey and three Champions League titles in 2009, 2011 and 2015.

Pique is the ex-husband of Colombian celebrity Shakira. In June, Shakira and Pique introduced they have been calling time on their relationship of greater than a decade. The 45-year-old “Hips do not Lie” singer is among the largest names within the world music trade and has bought greater than 60 million albums. The couple share two sons and had been residing collectively for years on the outskirts of Barcelona.

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