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Gerard Pique retires from football

Gerard Pique retires from football

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has announced his retirement from football, saying that Saturday's game against Almería will be his last.

Gerard Pique retires from football

In a video posted on his social media on Thursday, 35-year-old Pique said "it's time to end this phase of my life" after a legendary career at both club and international level.

Gerard Pique retires from football

"Football has given me everything. Barcelona has given me everything. You, Barcelona fans, have given me everything. And now that this kid's dreams have come true, I want to tell you that I've decided now is the time to bring this journey to an end."