Barcelona captain Sergio Busquets has announced that he will leave the club at the end of the season after 18 years of service. The 34-year-old midfielder has played 718 matches for Barcelona, making him one of the most successful players in the club’s history. Busquets has won eight La Liga titles, seven Copa del Reys, seven Spanish Super Cups and three Champions Leagues with Barcelona.
In a statement, Busquets said that “although it has not been an easy decision, I think the time has come.” He added that “it has been an unforgettable journey” and that he always dreamed of playing for Barcelona. Busquets thanked everyone who made his time at the club possible.
Busquets joined Barcelona as a youth player in 2005 and made his first-team debut in 2008. He has also won three European Super Cups and three Club World Cups with the Spanish giants. Over his 15 years with the senior team he has scored 18 goals and provided 40 assists.
Barcelona described Busquets as “one of the best players ever to represent the club” and thanked him for his contributions over the years.
Sergio Busquets is widely regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in football history. He is known for his excellent ball control, vision, and passing ability. Busquets is also known for his ability to read the game and anticipate opponents’ moves.
Busquets’ departure from Barcelona marks the end of an era for the club. He has been a key player for Barcelona for over a decade and has helped them win numerous titles. His departure will be felt by fans around the world.
Barcelona will now have to find a replacement for Busquets. They will need to find someone who can fill his shoes and provide stability in midfield. It will be a tough task, but Barcelona have a history of producing world-class players.