Fleeing from Barcelona, Gerard Pique is reportedly close to Malaysia. Whereas last week, the Spanish defender just announced his retirement from football.
Gerard Pique has played his last match at Camp Nou in a 2-0 win over Almeria, Sunday 6 November 2022 early morning WIB. However, it is now rumored that the 35-year-old will join the Malaysian club.
Gerard Pique is a senior figure at the giant club Barcelona. The original product of the Barcelona academy is indeed being discussed regarding the issues that are hitting him.
Leaving Barcelona, Gerard Pique Coming Soon to Malaysia?
Recently, Gerard Pique announced his retirement. This Spanish man ended his professional career in the middle of the 2022-2023 Spanish League season.
Pique played as a starter in his last match with Barcelona. Pulled off in the 85th minute, the retired Spanish national team player received a boisterous applause from the entire Camp Nou.
Although this fact hurts the fans, Pique’s age, who has stepped on his third head, is considered old enough to continue grazing at Camp Nou.
A little information, while playing as a professional footballer, Pique has recorded more than 700 appearances at club level to international. Pique also contributed to the success of the Spanish national team to win the 2010 World Cup.
After announcing his retirement, Pique was rumored to be joining one of the giant Malaysian clubs, namely Johor Darul Tazim (JDT). This giant club is often associated with a number of top European players.
For example, Mesut Ozil, who was reportedly rejected by JDT because it was not according to the boss’s plan. In addition, there is also the name Dani Guiza who is rumored to be grazing in the neighboring country as a loan player.
Although there has been no official news from Pique or related parties, the Malaysian media have been quite aggressive in reporting this issue.
If these rumors come true, it is not impossible that many will be surprised.