After his recent retirement from the playing fields, footballer Gerard Pique It has not stopped grabbing the covers of magazines and newscasts around the world. Yes ok Shakira’s ex published an emotional to account for his decision, various rumors about his football retirement have begun to proliferate on all social networks. Does his ex girlfriend have something to do with it? Here we tell you.
The morning of Thursday, November 3, was an emotional date for Barcelona fans and the world of football in general: Gerard Piquédefender and legend of the Blaugrana entity, announced his retirement in the midst of the controversial separation he had with his ex-girlfriend Shakira and his abrupt romance with the young Clara Chía Martí.
“Culés, people have been talking about me for weeks and months… Now it’s me who’s talking about me”, were the words used by the Catalan defender during the footage published on his social networks. The impact of the clip was such that only on Twitter it has, to datemore than 16 million views in less than 48 hours.
Likewise, the World Champion player notified that this Saturday will be the last match he will play with a Blaugrana jacket. Of course, he did not detail the main causes of such a decision.
THE REAL REASON FOR GERARD PIQUÉ’S RETIREMENT
In this regard, the journalist Jordi Martín commented on some of the reasons for the 35-year-old athlete’s retirement.
“He is terribly ill and the pressure has forced him to withdraw”was what the Catalan communicator asserted to the well-known Spanish media “Informa Radio”.
Likewise, the reporter added that Piqué’s decision had already been made for days, although he was surprised that it was Thursday the 3rd the day he announced it via social networks.
“It was not planned to be today. The decision was made yesterday and when he asked for the video, everyone understood that the withdrawal was going to be after the World Cup”said Jordi Martin.
Similarly, he said that his aspirations within the Barcelona board also influenced this decision. “He has surprised everyone around him a lot. Why does this decision happen so quickly, in the middle of the season, when Barcelona isn’t that full of defenses either? This is a decision caused because he wants to be president of the Club one day and now his relationship with Barça is very deteriorated”.
THE PRIORITIES OF GERARD PIQUÉ AFTER RETIRING FROM FOOTBALL
His situation in football and Barcelona
After his separation with Shakira, the 3 of Barcelona was criticized for his poor performance as the game boss. And it is that the end of his relationship with the Colombian singer would have affected his level of play.
Aware that he is not in a position to give his team his all, Gerard Piqué would have chosen to retire from football early, which for many is “a sure victory”. Above all, at this moment in which he is being highly questioned by the culé fans.