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8 Players Who Could Leave Spain For Catalonia

8 Players Who Could Leave Spain For Catalonia

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By Kurt Buckerfield - Oct 04, 2017 01:07 PM @KurtLaduma

With there having been plenty of drama in the city of Barcelona in recent days, here are eight Spain internationals who could represent Catalonia as the Catalan region of Spain pushes for independence.

Tired of reading? Here are the eight players who could play for Catalonia if they get independence from Spain!

With international fixtures coming up, several Spain international could find themselves at the centre of attention due to Sunday's Catalonia independence referendum.

Gerard Pique, a proud Catalan, has already been jeered at during a recent training session with La Furia Roja, while the other Catalans in the team have remained quiet for now.

Despite Spain's King Felipe VI denouncing the "illegal" vote, if Catalonia does gain independence from the Republic of Spain, there are several players in the national team set-up who might not feature for them again.

Pique is among those who could play for Catalonia, as are his Blaugrana teammates Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto and Gerard Deulofeu, who were all born in the city of Barcelona, a Catalan state.

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla, who is also Catalan, is unlikely to play for Spain again if Catalonia gain independence, and the same applies to Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas and Arsenal's Hector Bellerin, who both came through the youth ranks at Barca.

Do you think if Catalonia breaks away from Spain, they would be a competitive footballing nation? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Matt93 Joined: 07 Apr 2015
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Matt93 Oct 12, 2017 09:03 AM
This war while the world cup is near is no good.
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BarcaDownsDays Oct 08, 2017 02:23 PM
He will never stop talking until he is freed. @musa
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BarcaDownsDays Oct 08, 2017 02:23 PM
He will never stop talking until he is freed. @musa
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BarcaDownsDays Oct 08, 2017 02:23 PM
He will never stop talking until he is freed. @musa
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BarcaDownsDays Oct 08, 2017 02:21 PM
He will never stop talking until he is freed. @musa
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Czwe DKD9 Oct 07, 2017 10:26 PM
They'll be ranked in the World's top 15 early. I think this players most of them have been the best for Spain
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Sayder Oct 06, 2017 05:44 PM
Free the people
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Difefe Oct 06, 2017 01:45 PM
That's great
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RealManUchiefz Oct 06, 2017 01:09 PM
Doesnt matter whether Catalonia is weak the national team wts important is that pple are free ndiva kuthwa wealth is wht they hv thts why spain are hanging on to them
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RealManUchiefz Oct 06, 2017 01:04 PM
Will fifa alow thm to ply for Catalonia coz already plyd for Spain
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The sky #$ Oct 05, 2017 11:27 AM
They are Catalonians so they represent Catalonia thats fair, i personally support the Catalonians in their independence persuade
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Fifi.Siwelele plus Anfield Oct 05, 2017 10:56 AM
I don't care
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malumz Oct 05, 2017 09:30 AM
Kuyafana everyone for himself.. The are many quality players
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Zax5-Bucs Oct 05, 2017 08:21 AM
@Qhaf-Qhaf I hate Pigue as a footballer but i like him for standing up and loudly support his ppl, to be a celeb should not exclude you from the community, when they die die with them. If FIFA ban Pigue then Pep must also get his own ban since he also publicly support Independency of his home soil. Pigue will never suffer and we (his) supporters have nothing to lose or gain, just every human being deserve to be treated as human. Catalonians are not killing anyone they just want what belong to them just like when Mandela wanted freedom for S.A ppl.
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Robro Zwane Oct 05, 2017 08:17 AM
That could be a big blow for Spain
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Zax5-Bucs Oct 05, 2017 08:11 AM
@Ringo69 what losing battle? There is no losing battle here, Catalons want their right of independency wich was taken forcefuly by Spanish hooligans. No one saw democracy coming for South Africans until we get it. Its impossible til its done, these were legendary & global icon words Tata Mandela. To Pigue do whatever it takes to free your ppl from the h3££ they were forced to. Even if its quiting national team as long your ppl get what belong to them.
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Ronaldinho 10 Oct 05, 2017 06:06 AM
Yes big yes Spain will go down
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Nasal Innocent Oct 04, 2017 09:27 PM
@Ringo69 is only Pique who's talking about independence so his friends have chance to be excluded from FIFA ban.
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Nasal Innocent Oct 04, 2017 09:25 PM
@clemz7 is a region outside Spain where Espanyol, Girona and barca originally.
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Nasal Innocent Oct 04, 2017 09:24 PM
I wish them to gain independence so that Barcelona could play in EPL where some teams will get not to qualify UEFA Champions League Kkkkk just imagine Man Utd, man city, Liverpool, Chelsea, Espanyol, Girona, Arsenal Kkkkk all together in one league kkllll

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