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Pique Responds To Zidane's Guard Of Honour Refusal

Gerard Pique Responds To Zinedine Zidane's Guard Of Honour Refusal

By Kurt Buckerfield - Apr 09, 2018 10:29 AM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has commented on Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane's refusal to let his men give their rivals a guard of honour in the upcoming El Clasico.

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The Los Blancos boss recently insisted that his players will not give the Catalan club a guard of honour in El Clasico next month.

The two rivals will go head to head at the Camp Nou on 6 May, when Ernesto Valverde's side will have likely wrapped up the LaLiga title already.

Asked about Zidane's comments recently, Pique came up with a rather sarcastic response.

"I'm not going to sleep tonight," he told Movistar Partidazo.

There was controversy around the same topic in December, when Cristiano Ronaldo called for the Blaugrana to give Real a guard of honour in the first Clasico of the season after the Madrid side won the FIFA Club World Cup.

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The Catalan club refused, however, as they felt it was unnecessary because they did not play in the competition.

Do you think that if Barca have won LaLiga by then, Real should give them a guard of honour? Let us know in the comments section below.   


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dcdanny-home Joined: 11 Sep 2012
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dcdanny-home Apr 10, 2018 04:53 AM
People fail to look at these things with maturity in reasoning. The route to CWC is a Gold medal of Champions league. Barca failed along the way to clinch champions league. Madrid went ALL THE WAY.
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deetumahole Apr 09, 2018 06:43 PM
@Matayitayi AKA Mantanyula how the heck would you expect your weak Barca to play Club World Cup when failing to win UCL? Only the BOSSES meet at the CWC baba.
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fanist Joined: 20 May 2016
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fanist Apr 09, 2018 05:27 PM
Gaurd of honour for who? Go to hell!
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Joined: 07 Feb 2016
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Buccaneer 4 lyf Apr 09, 2018 03:57 PM
No need here ...tjeeeeeeer
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Sky Days Joined: 13 Mar 2016
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Sky Days Apr 09, 2018 03:22 PM
Guard of honour or not, Catalans are the champions. How do you give one guard of honour where you never participated? Bitter losers
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connaissance09 Joined: 21 Feb 2013
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connaissance09 Apr 09, 2018 02:39 PM
Let them keep that guard of honor because it's all they will have this year. We are meeting them in champions league and we will beat them hard
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Matayitayi Joined: 24 Jan 2014
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Matayitayi Apr 09, 2018 02:11 PM
@Daddy1 Barca didn't play @Club world cup but now Barca and Madrid plays at the same competition which is laliga so guard of honour to respect association .
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Daddy1 Joined: 04 May 2016
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Daddy1 Apr 09, 2018 01:34 PM
Back to sender. You refused them a guard of honour and now they are sending it back to you. Enjoy it!!!
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Daddy1 Joined: 04 May 2016
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Daddy1 Apr 09, 2018 01:33 PM
What goes around comes around, you refused to give them guard of honour as Champion league (the greatest jug of all), and you expect them to honour your plastic cup, sit down. You made this bench yourself, so sit on it. You grumble forcing others to sit on it, now that your neighbours are giving your medicine you're quick to blame. Do to others what you want them to do for you. That's a good back-to-the-sender.
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Golden Boots Apr 09, 2018 01:23 PM
Let the sore losers stay bitter, we don't need their pathetic cowardly guard of honour!
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barca-baccaneers Apr 09, 2018 01:01 PM
We do need it Zizou so stop hurting we have bus to parade ourselves for treble
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STIGA18 Apr 09, 2018 12:15 PM
Madness
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Apr 09, 2018 12:14 PM
Barca are the Champs who cares guard of honour
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 09, 2018 11:40 AM
Kwaaaaaa La Liga mst force them to do the guard of honour kkkkk
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mmsimoni2011@gmail.com Apr 09, 2018 11:32 AM
Barca should give Cr7 a guard of honour for the wonderful goal he scored against juve.the dude jumped 2.7m whatever u called it..
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Thagalekgwara Apr 09, 2018 11:27 AM
We don't care about dat guard of honour..wat we need is Real vs Barca CL final..so dat Barca can beat them 4-0 nd mpandla Zidane can can giv us dat guard of honour...
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shadae Joined: 26 Aug 2014
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shadae Apr 09, 2018 11:22 AM
They first refused, so thrs no grounds for madrista to do it
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Warras4phefeni Apr 09, 2018 11:16 AM
Its a problem tata
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Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 Apr 09, 2018 11:10 AM
It's always up to the team if they don't see a need then it's okay... Just concerned if Barca would give Madrid a guard of honour if they meet in UEFA Final since they defended the title twice
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Romeo Maps88 Apr 09, 2018 10:52 AM
From Real Madrid either Ramos or Ronaldo will respond, this three are spokespersons of their respective clubs and they do it so well.

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