Gerard Pique points out the difference
Barcelona might have registered one of their worst European Cup performances recently, but, Gerard Pique is still not shying away from throwing barbs at Real Madrid.
Yesterday, he did that again on social media.
In one of his tweets, the playmaker wrote that a few people are not being able to digest the fact that Barcelona supporters clap for their players even when they lose and get eliminated from Europe and that’s because those people never get that type of reaction from their own supporters. They keep getting booed by their supporters in spite of making it to final four of Europe.
Gerard Pique is set to retire from Spain after the 2018 World Cup
Gerard Pique has established himself as one of the most highly-rated and coveted defenders in the world of football but at the age of 30, his golden years appear to be behind him and time has taken a toll on him as the experienced performer has stated on various occasions his intentions of hanging up his playing boots for Spain after the 2018 FIFA World Cup ends.
Gerard Pique Would Welcome Liverpool Star with Open Arms
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique says that he would welcome Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho with open arms.
Coutinho move to Liverpool in the summer of 2013 for around £ 8.3 million from Inter Milan. He was regarded as a promising Brazilian talent but who appeared to have lost his way at the Italian club. Liverpool seemed to be taking a major gamble, but it is a gamble that has paid off unlike any other.Coutinhohas become one of the best players at Liverpool, and he recently signed a new long-term contract that made him the highest earning player at the club.
Gerard Pique Worried with Barcelona’s Home Form after Goalless Draw with Malaga
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted that the club’s home form has been rather worrying.
The team slipped to 4 points behind table leaders Real Madrid after a 0-0 draw with Malaga. As a result, the club has managed just two wins at the Camp Nou in the last five home league matches. This poor form from has been a major factor in Madrid opening up an advantage in the league table, and it does not bode well for Luis Enrique’ team ahead of the visit from the table leaders on December 3.
I AM A TENSION TO MADRID – PIQUE
Gerard Pique reportedly admitted that he derives pleasure in provoking their Spanish rival, Real Madrid in order to maintain the intense rivalry with them.
The Spain international has regularly made headlines with his comments, a war of words with the former Madrid defender, Alvaro Arbeloa in particular catching the eye.
BARCELONA STARS SEND KIDS TO CLUB FOOTBALL SCHOOL
Barcelona superstars Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi sent their kids to the club’s football school even from a tender age of three, reports say.
FCB Escola is the club’s brainchild to help kids discover their football passion early. Pique’s child Milan Pique, and Messi’s son Thiago Messi are three years old already. They would be joined by Suarez’s child Benjamin who turns three next week as the trio resume at the preparatory school.
HECTOR BELLERIN LIKELY TO REPLACE DANI CARVAJAL IN EURO 2016
Real Madrid and Spanish defender, Dani Carvajal is in danger of missing the Euro 2016 billed to start in a matter of days in France.
The player picked up an injury during the UEFA champions League final over the weekend. Tests after the game revealed the player is suffering from a leg muscle injury.
Gerard Pique remains confident on Barca
Despite dropping numerous points in the last few games, defender Gerard Pique remains confident that Barcelona will be able to retain the Spanish league title.
The club has lost four out of the last five games. The latest defeat came at the Camp Nou to Valencia. Despite coming up against a struggling outfit who had just undergone a managerial change, Barcelona were soundly beaten 2-1. The loss has allowed Atletico Madrid moved level on points with the Catalan club. However, the title still remains Barcelona’s to lose since they have a better head-to-head record over Atletico.
Bayern Munich have been enjoying a tough time
Bayern Munich have been enjoying a tough time of late and this has enabled Borussia Dortmund to close the gap at the top of the table to just five points.
Only a few weeks ago, it looked like the German giants were running away with the Bundesliga once again. They have won the league title Guardiola took charge in 2013. Even though they have been unsuccessful in Europe, this has been a pride for the Spanish manager who is set to leave the club in the summer. He will want to go out with a hat-trick of league titles, but Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel may have other ideas.
Gerard Pique is yet to win in his career
One title that Gerard Pique is yet to win in his career is the Club World Cup and he is pretty keen to win it this time around.
Barcelona has qualified for Club World Cup 2016 as the champions of Europe and they will start their tournament tomorrow by directly playing the semi final match against the Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.
Guangzhou has made the semis by beating Club De Football America.
According to Pique, Club World Cup is a peculiar tournament in the sense that it provides the players the opportunity to play against the sides which they don’t get to play against normally.