Gerard Piqué News and Features
Has won almost all there is to win in the game, lifting Spain's domestic trophies on multiple occasions with Barcelona as well as being a Premier League, Champions League and Club World Cup winner. The defender has also had success on the international stage, enjoying World Cup glory in 2010 before triumphing with Spain again at Euro 2012. Away from football, Pique - in a relationship with singer Shakira - helms an investment firm which has revamped tennis' Davis Cup as part of a multi-billion-dollar deal.
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Newly-appointed Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman hopes Lionel Messi can be convinced to stay, with younger targets identified for necessary rebuild
Barça La Masia drying up, recruitment based off nostalgia and a strict philosophy is killing Barcelona – Ronald Koeman has an impossible job at a club that needs a complete restructure
Barcelona had the most celebrated youth system in the world – designed by Johan Cruyff, and bringing through the likes of Messi, Xavi and Iniesta. Now, after years of big spending, they're in trouble
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