Pique, who reacted throughout country on grounds that he supported pro-independence initiatives in Catalonia, made statements about his future at Spanish national team at a press conference.
In first day of national team camp, fans received offensive reactions from player, said that Barcelonali footballer, "being insultedand not nice to be wet. It's all hard for me. But quitting national team justifies my insistence. You can play for a pro-independence, Spanish national team. Being pro-independence doesn't mean being against Spain." He said.
"I have been wearing national jersey for 15 years," 30-year-old Pique said he wanted to help national team as much as he could with his performance on field. This is one of most valid reasons for me to wear national jersey. I'm very proud to play for Spanish national team. No one can doubt that." Statements.
Pique, who voted for referendum on illegal independence in Catalonia and in support of messages published in social media, stressed that he never saw himself as a militant and regretted his actions.
Gerard Pique noted that issues such as a referendum on independence in Catalonia and a possible unilateral declaration of independence were political and irrelevant.
"I have a good relationship with Sergio," said Pique, who was captain of Real Madrid and Spanish national team, who criticised Sergio Ramos for negative, and that he was in bad news. We will even be partnering in business sector, "he said.
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