While the messages for Gerard Pique have multiplied since the announcement of his retirement, it is now Pep Guardiola’s turn to pay tribute. An essential member of the all-powerful Barça, Gerard Pique won everything under the orders of the Catalan, who stayed 4 seasons at Camp Nou (2008-2012). A past that the Manchester City coach does not forget, who held a vibrant speech for his former protege.
“He was here in England at a very young age. Then he had an incredible career at Barcelona, underlined Pep Guardiola. I wish him all the best, for him and his family. He’s an amazing person, with a big personality. A player for big games, he never missed one. All the big clubs need these players, added the Catalan manager. He won everything with Barcelona and Spain. His future will be bright, he’s a smart boy. It was an honor to be his manager, we spent four incredible years together., praised the 51-year-old coach. Pique will know how to revel in it.