Barcelona has been in an amazing run so far this season. The Blaugrana under new coach Ernesto Valverde shown amazing potential as they are in the league leaders, Qualified in Copa Del Rey and also one of the main contenders for winning the Champions League.
The teams like, PSG, Bayern Munchen, and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City who is most likely going to win the English Premier League are one of the strongest teams as well who can with the Champions League this season.
One of the main reason behind Barcelona’s great success so far has been coming from the players like Luis Suarez, Gerard Pique, Ter Stegen and none other than Lionel Messi.
A couple of days ago, Barcelona’s defender Gerard Pique signed a new contract which was announced earlier this month.
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The 30-year-old began his playing career with the Catalan side but spent four years at Manchester United before returning in 2008. He has since grown into one of Europe’s premier center-backs, having achieved quite a lot since his return to Spain.
Gerard Pique has been in tremendous form this season and no wonder with his performance he signed a new contract and vowed to stay with the club until he retires. He signed a new deal with Barca until 2022 on Monday.
After signing the new deal, Pique said “Barça is my home and I thank everyone who has made it possible to continue here.”
“I can only see myself in a Barça shirt. If I had not extended my contract then I would have stopped playing because I only play football because I play for Barça.”
“I hope to finish my career here. I am not interested in playing for another team. It’s Barça or nothing.”
“It’s a special day, Gerard Piqué is an experienced player, a Barça fan from birth and let‘s hope we can continue to keep winning trophies,” club president Josep Bartomeu added.
After the new deal, Gerard Pique hailed his teammate Messi and said that the little Argentine is the main reason behind Barcelona’s success.
Pique and Messi have enjoyed enormous success at Barcelona over the years and both will be hoping to add to their trophy haul this season, with the Catalans favorites to win the treble.
Pique said we follow Messi, He is our leader and the most important player in our team.
“The key of the best generation of Barcelona is Leo. We just follow him,” Pique said.
“If anyone has been very important to our winning all these titles, it’s been, Leo.
“We try to help him because he needs a competitive team to win titles.”
Gerard Pique has won 6 league titles as a Barcelona player and he is on a verge of winning the 7th one this season. He and Messi have been with the team for last 10 years or so. Both players are set to play the next game against Valencia in the semi-final of the Copa Del Rey.