Gerard Pique’s vocation ended in chaos right after currently being sent off before even getting into the pitch throughout Barcelona’s La Liga clash at Osasuna.
Pique was named as a substitute for the match, with any physical appearance from the bench set to be his last just before retirement.
A spectacular very first 50 percent noticed Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski acquire a next yellow card for an elbow on David Garcia although the pair contested a bouncing ball.
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Pique was evidently sad with the officers, arguing with referee Jesus Gil Manzano at 50 % time.
The 8-time La Liga winner proceeded to stick to Manzano towards the tunnel as remonstrations ongoing, but was then demonstrated a purple card of his possess.
With the match currently being absent from the Nou Camp, Pique experienced by now bid an psychological farewell to the Barcelona supporters after captaining the facet to a 2- earn against Almeria in their prior fixture.
He executed a lap of honour all over the stadium, in advance of offering a speech to the group, in which he stated: “I was born right here and I will die here. When you get older, you realise that often to adore is to allow go. I’m convinced that I will be below again in the potential.”
Owning played over 600 game titles for the club, and gained 30 trophies, Pique’s figures for Barcelona are quite unbelievable, and now he has just one final purple card to include to the stat pack.
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Source: Euro Athletics