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Gerard Pique would quit Spain if bosses don’t want him over Catalan ‘vote’


Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admits he is ready to quit the Spanish national team having offered his support for Catalan independence. La Liga leaders Barca beat struggling Las Palmas 3-0 behind closed doors after a request to have the game postponed due to local turmoil amid the Catalonia independence referendum was rejected. Pique spoke passionately about his views on the ...

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Gerard Pique: Spain defender to quit international football after World Cup

Gerard Pique has been booed by his own fans in the past over his pro-Catalan stance (Image credit: EPA)

Spain defender Gerard Pique will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup following a controversy surrounding his shirt sleeves. The Barcelona player, 29, is unpopular with some Spain fans for his support of independence for Catalonia. In Sunday’s 2-0 win in Albania, his shirt – unlike his colleagues – did not have a Spanish flag trim on the ...

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EURO 2016: Piqué pounces for late Spain win


Spain’s bid for a third straight UEFA EURO title began with a dramatic Group D victory as Gerard Piqué’s towering 87th-minute header ensured they found a way past the Czech Republic. Andrés Iniesta’s inswinging cross was met by the head of his Barcelona colleague just when it seemed the points were to be shared. The Czech defence were missing the ...

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Ronaldo, Messi, Beckham all feature in Gerard Pique’s huge football shirt collection

Collection: Some of the many shirts Gerard Pique has acquired over the course of his career

The shirts – acquired over the course of the Barcelona star’s illustrious career – include nearly all the biggest names in football over the last decade. Gerard Pique’s football shirt collection is rather impressive. The Barcelona defender has kept the shirts he’s swapped throughout his career, and has taken to Twitter to show them off. He tweeted pictures of them ...

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