Gerard Pique

Gerard Pique scrutinised in Spain team for Catalonia stance

Gerard Pique scrutinised in Spain team for Catalonia stance

Pique broke down in tears after Barcelona`s win over Las Palmas on Sunday, declaring "I am Catalan and feel Catalan" and offered to quit the Spain team if anyone in the side had a problem with his views.

Oct 06, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Tearful Gerard Pique haunted by 'worst experience'

Tearful Gerard Pique haunted by 'worst experience'

At least 92 people were injured as Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations over an independence referendum for the north-eastern region of Spain deemed illegal by the Spanish government.

Oct 02, 2017, 00:47 AM IST
WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo scores, gets sent off after Lionel Messi opens scoring in Barcelona's 1-3 defeat

WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo scores, gets sent off after Lionel Messi opens scoring in Barcelona's 1-3 defeat

In the end, it was Asensio who sealed the things for Real Madrid as a shot a bullet into the extreme top corner thus adding on to Barca's woes. Probably the match proved what Neymar was to the Catalans!

Aug 14, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
El Clasico Miami: Lionel Messi scores as Barcelona defeat Cristiano Ronaldo-less Real Madrid

El Clasico Miami: Lionel Messi scores as Barcelona defeat Cristiano Ronaldo-less Real Madrid

Lionel Messi, who put in a superb 64-minute performance, opened the scoring after just three minutes and when Ivan Rakitic doubled the lead soon after, the writing appeared to be on the wall for a sluggish Real Madrid side.

Jul 30, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
Barcelona teammates urge Neymar to resist temptation of moving to Paris Saint-Germain

Barcelona teammates urge Neymar to resist temptation of moving to Paris Saint-Germain

Defender Gerard Pique feels that Neymar doesn't know what to do and so the teammates are all helping him make the right decision.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Neymar PSG switch doubts grow in Barcelona; Gerard Pique backtracks on 'he stays' tweet

Neymar PSG switch doubts grow in Barcelona; Gerard Pique backtracks on 'he stays' tweet

PSG are trying to lure the 25-year-old Brazilian to France and are ready to pay his 222-million-euro ($256.8 million) release clause to make him the best-paid and most expensive footballer on the planet.

Jul 26, 2017, 21:42 PM IST
Brazilian striker Neymar staying at FC Barcelona, hints Gerard Pique

Brazilian striker Neymar staying at FC Barcelona, hints Gerard Pique

Neymar has held talks with Barca President Josep Maria Bartomeu, with many believing he is using the uncertainty in order to push for yet another new contract with Barcelona.

Jul 24, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo – See videos and pics

Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo – See videos and pics

The couple asked for for donations to a children's charity instead of wedding presents from the guests.

Jul 01, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Football, showbiz stars gather for Lionel Messi's wedding bash

Football, showbiz stars gather for Lionel Messi's wedding bash

Pop star Shakira and her husband, Messi`s teammate Gerard Pique, were expected among the 260 guests, according to media and locals close to the event. They will join old friends of the couple and footballers, including his Barcelona strike partners Neymar and Luis Suarez, in Messi`s northern hometown, Rosario.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Global football stars land in Argentina for Lionel Messi`s wedding

Global football stars land in Argentina for Lionel Messi`s wedding

Local reporters broadcasting from the scene on radio and television told their audiences it was "the wedding of the century" for Rosario.

Jun 29, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Lionel Messi's hometown, old friends brace for celeb wedding

Lionel Messi's hometown, old friends brace for celeb wedding

Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo, 29, on June 30, a week after the player's 30th birthday, in Latin America's celebrity wedding of the decade.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Copa del Rey final: Luiz Suarez injured; Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano ready for final against Alaves

Copa del Rey final: Luiz Suarez injured; Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano ready for final against Alaves

The season has come to an end for Barcelona second top scorer as the hamstring injury he sustained during training is set to keep him out of action for 15 days, the Catlan announced on Twitter.

May 25, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique's tennis World Cup plan backed by top players

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique's tennis World Cup plan backed by top players

Such a tournament could spell more problems for the much-criticised Davis Cup, which currently has three-day matches spread over February, April, September and November.

May 12, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique plans World Cup of Tennis tournament to revive Davis Cup

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique plans World Cup of Tennis tournament to revive Davis Cup

The plans which would see the whole tournament take place in one location have been backed by leading players such as Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.

May 12, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Real Madrid leading La Liga standings because of performances, not referees: Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid leading La Liga standings because of performances, not referees: Zinedine Zidane

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique meanwhile wrote on Twitter that Real had earned eight extra points this campaign due to dubious refereeing decisions.

Feb 28, 2017, 21:25 PM IST
Sergio Ramos rubbishes Gerard Pique's 'refereeing preference' comments over Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos rubbishes Gerard Pique's 'refereeing preference' comments over Real Madrid

Real next host Las Palmas while Barca, a point behind in second place, are at home to Sporting.

Feb 27, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
Barcelona star Gerard Pique backs under-fire manager Luis Enrique, says players  are right behind him

Barcelona star Gerard Pique backs under-fire manager Luis Enrique, says players are right behind him

Pique says Enrique, who bore the brunt of criticsm after the PSG thrashing and who had a good share of the boos on Sunday that all player are behind the coach.

Feb 21, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
PSG's winger Lucas Moura jokes that only way to stop Lionel Messi is to tie him up

PSG's winger Lucas Moura jokes that only way to stop Lionel Messi is to tie him up

Lucas says, there is no point trying to man-mark a player whose mind works even faster than his feet, and who is as elusive as a ghost.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
Barcelona eye return to top in Copa del Rey final rehearsal; Real Madrid to face Osasuna

Barcelona eye return to top in Copa del Rey final rehearsal; Real Madrid to face Osasuna

Barcelona had to survive a second leg onslaught from Atletico Madrid in midweek to make a fourth straight final.​

Feb 10, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Pep Guardiola made us understand football differently, says Gerard Pique

Pep Guardiola made us understand football differently, says Gerard Pique

Barcelona have won all four competitive games against City, knocking them out of the Champions League in the round of 16 in 2014 and 2015, and the two sides meet against on Wednesday in Group C.

Oct 18, 2016, 19:59 PM IST