111 MATCHES CONTESTED
Piqué is already the fifth Barça with more Champions matches
Published:6/11/2019 - 11:14h
Updated:6/11/2019 - 11:14h
Gerard Piqué is already the fifth player with the most Champions League games in the history of Barça. Only Puyol, Iniesta, Messi and Xavi surpass him
The FC Barcelona did not achieve to defeat to the Slavia Prague in the party of the fourth day of the phase of groups of the Champions League and eempató without goals. Gerard Hammered, that was to title in the axis of the defence, fulfilled the 111 parties in the maximum European competition with the Barcelona team and already is the fifth player of the history of the club with more meetings.
To day of today, only surpass him Carles Puyol (120 parties), Andrés Iniesta (132 parties), Leo Messi (139 parties) and Xavi Hernández, that possesses the record with a total of 157 meetings contested in League of Champions with the T-shirt of the Barça. I hammered it is to only nine of empatar with Puyol in the fourth place.
Curiously, it will not be able to contest the next against the Inter of Milan in Giuseppe Meazza by accumulation of yellow cardboards, but the true is that will have more opportunities to follow agrandando his European legend with the Barcelona T-shirt. Besides, his arrival coincided with the big period of European command barcelonista.
Since it confirmed his turn in the summer of 2008 to the FC Barcelona, the defender culé already has won the title of the maximum continental competition in three occasions, (2009, 2011 and 2015), giving besides a big defensive performance with several mates in the axis, being Carles Puyol, Javier Mascherano, Samuel Umtiti or Clément Lenglet the most stood out.
I hammered it keeps on being key
Gerard Hammered is building a history of legend in the FC Barcelona. The central Catalan is from does time all an emblem of the barcelonismo, feels the colours like anybody and is had to continue playing several years more to the maximum competitive level with the group culé.
By the moment, keeps on being an indisputable piece in the axis of the defence of the team of Ernesto Valverde and at all does to think that it can lose the place in the next months. To his 32 years, has had altibajos in his career, but always has embodied the virtues of the dentral ideal for the FC Barcelona, with a complete defensive game and capacity to take out the balloon played from backwards.