Catalonia independence: Gerard Pique offers to quit Spain team



The controversial pro-independence referendum in Catalonia threatens to rock the football world after Gerard Picque offered to leave Spain’s team. 
 The Barcelona and Spain defender has long been a vocal supporter of Catalonian independence, and said he would quit the national side if his political views were a “problem”.
He was pictured yesterday casting his vote in the referendum, deemed illegal by the Spanish government. Afterwards he wrote on Twitter: “I have already voted. Together we are unstoppable defending democracy.”
An overwhelming 90% of voters expressed a desire to break free... read more

 
2 October 2017 in Sport, Views: 63
Source: The Week
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