Vicente Del Bosque States The country Must Defend ‘Special’ Gerard Pique
The country mind coach Vicente del Bosque has reiterated his support for less than-fire defender Gerard Pique in front of his side’s Euro 2016 qualification clash in Macedonia on Tuesday.
The Barcelona star was again a target for many parts of home fans in Oviedo during Spain’s 2- victory over Slovakia on Saturday, using the 28-year-old ongoing to split opinion among supporters from the national team for his thoughts about Catalan independence.
Spain’s minister for education, culture and sport, Inigo Mendez de Vigo, continues to be among the senior figures to be released for Pique since that game and Del Bosque has advised the nation to unite behind his player.
“I’ve already stated that I don’t such as the whistles,” the 64-year-old told Onda Cero. “With this team Pique has already established exemplary behavior within the 70 games he performed.
“He’s a unique guy and we must defend him. Basically ended up being to stop calling him up for that national team, there might be a real reason behind individuals ones who whistled him to do this. The very fact [he’s still playing] speak louder than words.
“In my opinion the problem [is] associated with clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona, instead of politics. This conduct is tough to prevent, however, many things shouldn’t be combined with others.
“People get angry after i defend a person in the team and think I’m favouring one club or any other but Pique defends the shirt like every other player.
“For me personally, it’s something small , I don’t want to provide more importance.”
Around the issue of Catalan clubs eventually moving away from La Liga when the region ended up being to gain independence from landmass The country, Del Bosque stressed he wasn’t in favour.
He ongoing: “I am unable to imagine one the Spanish league without Barcelona along with other Catalan clubs. For me, the separation between Catalonia and The country could be harmful to each side.Inch