I beat, in commissions: "I’m not hiding anything, everything is legal"


Gerard Piqué make sure in the newspaper The Team that he had “nothing to hide” in the matter of awarding the Super Cup to Saudi Arabia, reiterated that “everything is legal” and denied any conflict of interest because of his status as a player in FC Barcelona and president of the Cosmos.

“I’m not hiding anything, everything is legal. The issue of conflict of interest is over. For me there is nothing. It’s just illegal, someone accessed private voice messages and leaked to the press,” he says. the footballer in an interview published this Friday by the newspaper.

Pique recalled that Barça did not win any of the Super Cups held in Saudi Arabia, which, in his opinion, shows that there is no conflict of interest and that Cosmos he took a commission for his intermediation, so the Federation owed him nothing and there was no need to favor him on the ground.

The player gives as an example the Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic owns the tournament in Belgrade and that doesn’t mean he won it or that the referees favored him.

“This kind of situation is becoming more frequent in sport. And it’s going to be more so because more athletes like me are investing in sport before retiring,” he added.

Pique admitted that he maintains friendship with the president of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubialesbecause he is the president of the players ’union and that is confused by some with favoritism which, in his opinion, does not exist.

He taught that thanks to the Cosmos Federation increased its revenue and favored modest clubs and bringing the Super Cup to Saudi Arabia could help change a country where “many things need to be improved”.

The footballer admits he likes to “somewhat” seek controversy, though he admits that sometimes it causes him problems.

“It’s adrenaline, I need it. When I’m bored, I go on Twitter, I want to move something and I provoke two or three journalists and interact with them. I’m fun. Sometimes it causes me problems, but I have never regretted it, ”he said.

Despite his presence in the business world, Pique He insists that nothing can match the emotion he feels on the field and, the day he no longer feels it, he will leave football.

Source: La Verdad


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