Spanish defender, Gerard Pique, announcer his sudden retirement from professional football today.
The 35 year old defender announced his sudden retirement in a video he posted on his social media.
According to Gerard, his last fixture will be against Osasuna before the team breaks for the World Cup Tournament. His last game in Camp Nou will also be this Saturday.
Gerard has been playing for Barcelona in the La Liga for over 14 years. He was first recruited by the club’s academy in 1997 by his grandfather.
He left the club in 2004 to join Manchester United in England before he returned in 2008. He has been playing for the club since.