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ALONG WITH INIESTA, ALVES AND OTHERS

Pedri will be part of a select group from the 22/23 season

Published:11/07/2022 - 19:23h

Updated:11/07/2022 - 19:23h

Pedri González will join a list of historic Barça players starting next season. The Canarian will wear the number '8' shirt, which has previously been used by players of the stature of Iniesta, Dani Alves and Stoichkov

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In spite of having been very punished by the injuries during the past course, the season of Pedri González was spectacular. The Canarian is one of the key figures of the FC Barcelona and has consecrated like one of the 'stars' of the Catalan entity and the Spanish football. Night after night, the player dazzled to all and sundry, handled the threads of the midfield of Barcelona and already has won the comparison with a legend blaugrana like Andrés Iniesta.

Now, the footballer will join to the 'Brain' in a contrasted list. And it is that from the campaign 2022-2023, the 'jewel' Spanish lucirá the dorsal '8' in his T-shirt, which has been used by a big quantity of historical players from the season 1995-1996, the first in which LaLiga forced to carry a dorsal fixed. In that course, Guillermo Love was the attendant to carry said number, which had dressed in the period of the 'Dream Team' and that finished selecting when the players had to carry a fixed number.

After Love, the charismatic Hristo Stoichkov dressed the '8' along 2 seasons in his return to the City Condal after his go through the Parma. When finalising the stage of the Bulgarian in the club, the canterano blaugrana Albert Celades carried said dorsal by a campaign before going out traspasado to the Celtic. With the exit of Celades, the Dutch Phillip Cocu did with the '8', which used by five seasons in which it consecrated like captain of the team and ones of the foreign players with more meetings contested like culé (292).

By his part, Ludovic Giuly did charge of the '8' once that Cocu concretised his return to the PSV Eindhoven. The extreme had a good to walk in the three seasons that was in the Camp Nou, being key in the achievement of the Champions of the 2006 to be displaced later by a Lionel Messi. When putting course to the Rome, Andrés Iniesta took the dorsal of the French, turning into the best '8' in the history of the Barça and one of the best footballers of the history of the sport.

A T-shirt 'heavy'

When Iniesta decided to put him end to his stage in the Barcelona entity, Arthur Melo took the responsibility to carry the already legendary dorsal. However, his performance was diminishing with the happen of the parties until it was traspasado to the Juventus in a barter that carried to Pjanic to the City Condal. Precisely, the bosnio was the following in dressing the '8', fracasando in his first stage in the club before going out yielded to the Besiktas and leaving in evidence the 'weight' to carry so legendary dorsal.

Change on call

Finally, Dani Alves decided to carry the number in his second periplo like footballer blaugrana. The historical Brazilian took the '8' after arriving like reinforcement of the wintry market and fulfilled with his work in which it went the end of his adventure like barcelonista. Now, the elder 'jewel' of the entity, Pedri, will do charge of a dorsal that has been used by some of the best players of the history of the Barça, and with which will look for to write his name in golden letters in the annals of the club.

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