Barcelona opened a platform for questions from the supporters. One of the questions was the situation of Gerard Pique at the club.
The defender has been in the headlines since April, following the relationship with Luis Rubiales and his separation from Shakira.
President Joan Laporta took his time to defend his player.
“Pique is suffering. For all the money and fame you can have, they [footballers] are people. He is a captain and he still has much to give. Gerard is committed.”
“He deserves the love of the cules,” Laporta continued to Sport.
“Don’t pay attention to the news that’s coming out, he is a good person.”
Laporta also explained that he had a choice to make this summer between his interests: becoming a full-time entrepreneur or remaining a professional footballer.
“He has chosen to continue being a footballer before a businessman.”
Pique was better players last season before he was hit by an injury. But the defender is determined to