Barcelona's Gerard Pique starts against Almeria in last-ever match at Camp Nou

Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona.
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is in the starting line-up for the Blaugrana in their LaLiga clash at home to Almeria on Saturday night – his last-ever match at Camp Nou.

Pique announced in an emotional post on social media on Thursday that tonight's game would be his last, saying it was time for him to step aside, although coach Xavi later confirmed he will also play a part in the match at Osasuna next weekend.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.