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The Barcelona center-back, Gerard Piqué, said that what is disrespectful is “insulting” his family, after he was criticized for silencing the Espanyol fans at RCDE Stadium after scoring the goal. tie (1-1).
“To insult my family is to be lacking in this respect, to send people to silence is a thing of the game, it is the least that I could do after everything that has happened,” he said.

“My gesture? Disrespect is that they denounce me for saying the Espanyol of Cornellá, because it’s a no-brainer, and do not denounce their fans for insulting my family.” Cuernos? (In the celebration) I do not make horns. silent, is the least I could do, “said the azulgrana player at the end of the game.
When he scored the equalizer goal, Piqué silenced the Espanyol fans by putting his index finger in his mouth. A few minutes later, and on a play in the Barca field, the Spanish Gerard Moreno made a hard entry that caused some tension between them and other players, and continued at the entrance to the dressing room tunnel after the game, which referee Jesus Gil Manzano reflected in the minutes.
“At the end of the match, when we entered the dressing room tunnel, we encountered a tumult of players, officials and staff of both clubs, discussing among themselves without observing any type of aggression,” the referee wrote in the referee’s report of the match in the section “other observations”.
About the tension in the match, Piqué said: “The players always have responsibility for the game and for everything that happens, we are people, we react for what happens in the field of play, there is a limit and if those who rule, they are owners of the club, they do not say anything, we will not remain silent. ”

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