The defender, before announcing his retirement from professionalism, caught the eye a few weeks ago for two situations on the substitute bench.
Friday, November 4, 2022
“It is time to close the circle. I always said that after Barcelona there would be no other team and that's how it will be. This Saturday will be my last game at the Camp Nou”.
Thus Gerard Piqué surprisingly announced his retirement from professional football after weeks of being in the focus of the controversy due to his media separation with Shakira and also due to two scenes he starred in on a soccer field.
Así calienta el central mejor pagado del mundo. Después de que nos cueste la Champions. Sigan, sigan aplaudiendo a Piqué pic.twitter.com/V2dRdVPguI
— ReydelFutbol⚡ (@Reydelfutbol__) October 20, 2022
“It was pathetic”
Another image What recently generated controversy was what happened with Piqué in the Barcelona match against Valencia, since the Blaugrana coach asked him to join him due to the injury of a teammate, but he was far from ready.
“Piqué was missing his shin guards and socks. Besides, he wasn't warming up, it was all an emergency”, Xavi later explained.
< strong>The player also had no shoes on. Even in the images of the match, you can see the moment when his teammate, Sergio Busquets, helped him by untying the laces.
“The change of Koundé without Piqué being prepared was pathetic. A portrait of the situation”, commented via Twitter the Spanish journalist Paco García.
En el banquillo hay que estar preparado SIEMPRE.
Estar como estaba Piqué es DESÍDIA. pic.twitter.com/nXqKjOUvNj
— Angelo Gómez (@angelogomezo) October 29, 2022