GERARD PIQUE has revealed he hopes to play on for ‘three or 4 extra years’ after successful the Globe Soccer Participant Profession award.
The defender, 33, rejoined Barcelona from Manchester United in 2008 having began his profession in La Masia ranks.
Gerard Pique desires to play on for ‘three or 4 extra years’Credit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
And on Sunday evening, Pique was honoured with the Globe Soccer Participant Profession award for his providers to soccer.
Shortly after clinching the honour, Pique revealed he has no intention of stopping now.
Pique claimed: “It’s an honour for me to be right here after an extended profession.
“I hope to proceed taking part in for 3 or 4 extra years.”
Pique could miss the rest of the 2020-21 season after choosing up a horror knee ligament harm towards Atletico Madrid.
However the awards ceremony in Dubai was simply the ticket to elevate his spirits.
On the present, Pique ran into previous pals – and rivals – together with Iker Casillas, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski, with the Ballon d’Or winner having helped Bayern Munich thump Barcelona 8-2 in August.
Pique continued: “It’s enjoyable to see Iker once more, with whom I had the chance to share a dressing room on the nationwide workforce and win the European Championships and the World Cup.
“I used to be additionally in a position to share a dressing room with Cristiano in Manchester throughout my first steps, a fantastic stage the place collectively we received titles.
“I haven’t been in a position to share a dressing room with Robert however I’ve crushed him and he has crushed me.
“It’s a part of the sport, successful and shedding.
“The wonderful thing about soccer is sharing experiences and creating relationships with all of the gamers with whom you’ve had the chance to share a dressing room.”
In the meantime, Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo joked Pique was working for the Barcelona PRESIDENCY.
On December 28, Spain’s equal to April Fools’ Day, they claimed the Spanish defender was pushing to have the membership rewrite its rule-book to permit him to take over.
Nevertheless, it was later confirmed to be a hoax.