Piqué spoke in this way after the statements of the communicator Lluís Canut, part of a Catalan television network, who assured that Barça captains and players continued to receive high figures after the agreement on the salary reduction.
In this criterion, the player would receive 28 million euros, the highest of the scarlet blue squad (648 million pesos).
“Characters like this one charging from a public television to defend their friends. Here you have 50% of my payroll collected as of December 30. Respect yourself a little ”, commented Gerard Piqué in response to the provocation of the communicator.
Barcelona itself has rejected that version and that its origin was unknown.
“In any case, the amounts to which the information refers are erroneous, they do not conform to reality and, furthermore, in the case of the first three players referred to, it gives as fixed amounts that, being variable, will possibly never be reached. merit ”, assured Barcelona, the institution stressed that“ Messrs. Piqué, Busquets and Alba gave up part of their salary when they signed the last contract renewal last summer ”.
… we regret that data of this type is provided that affects the personal rights of the players …
“We consider inappropriate, unprofessional and that it has acted in bad faith when this information is offered as true and truthful and We regret that data of this type are provided that affect the personal rights of the players and that deserve, when they are true, the highest confidentiality“, Barça pointed out.