La Liga president Javier Tebas has spoken extremely of Gerard Pique, insisting that he’s Barcelona president materials following his retirement.
Pique will name time on his distinctive enjoying profession after Barcelona’s recreation towards Almeria on 5 November, retiring as one of many biggest defenders of a technology.
The 35-year-old has made no secret about his want to tackle a board stage position sooner or later and is aware of the membership inside out, having been born in Barcelona and are available via the ranks at La Masia.
Talking to Spanish radio station COPE, Tebas was complimentary of Pique: “I’ve little doubt,” he responded when requested if he may turn out to be Barcelona president at some point, including: “He has three qualities to turn out to be Barcelona president. He has been on the membership for 25 years. He is aware of the world of soccer as a participant, and he is aware of the trade of soccer and sports activities as a businessman.”
“He is aware of they’re very completely different aspects. He is had expertise of resolution making as a businessman, together with his success and failures, and he can turn out to be an awesome president of Barcelona.
“I consider he can. I consider he has the capability to take action.”
Alongside his profession as a participant, Pique has been carving out an entrepreneurial profession in recent times, co-founding sports activities media and funding firm Kosmos Holding and utilizing that to purchase out FC Andorra, who now compete within the Spanish second tier.
Pique’s grandfather additionally served as a board member at La Blaugrana, additional highlighting his connection to the membership.