Leaving Barcelona like this makes it more special — Busquets on LaLiga victory

Leaving Barcelona like this makes it more special — Busquets on LaLiga victory

Faruq Ibrahim 22:56 - 14.05.2023

Barcelona star Sergio Busquets talks about what winning the LaLiga title in his final season means.

Barcelona captain Sergio Busquets, elated after the victory against Espanyol clinched the LaLiga title for them, says ending his Barcelona career on this note makes it even more special. 

Busquets is set to leave Barcelona at the end of the season after announcing his exit days ago. Today, he captained Barcelona to a 4-2 victory against Espanyol at Cornella El-Prat that gave them the needed three points to win LaLiga.

The match in brief 

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Robert Lewandowski fired Barcelona ahead as early as the 11th minute of the game, before Alejandro Balde, who assisted the first, got on the end of a Pedri cross to make it 2-0. 

The Polish striker made it three for Barcelona with five minutes to half-time before Jules Kounde increased the tally to four.  

The Blaugrana then let in two goals in the 73rd and 92nd minutes, off the boots of Javi Puado and Joselu, respectively. 

What Busquets said

The former Spain international said he is happy with the progress the team has made, which helped them get enough points to ensure early celebrations.  

He was already in a celebration mood and says he is glad his Barcelona career is ending with a LaLiga trophy, which he believes makes it special. 

"I am very happy with what we have done. We have taken many points ahead and being able to win the title in this way makes me very happy. I am with many I want to celebrate. Leaving the club like this is even more special".

Meanwhile, Barcelona midfielder Pedri Gonzales finally put a stain on his 2022/23 campaign to bed thanks to his assist for Alejandro Balde’s goal against Espanyol.

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