Gerard Pique, after a period of absence from the mainstream media, appeared in La Sontana to talk about the 2021/22 season, Bartomeu, and more.
Joan Laporta speaking to the press at 1899 Auditorium today (Pau Barrena/AFP) FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta appeared in a press conference for the first time after the club's announcement of Lionel Messi's departure. Laporta answered queries related to Messi's departure, Barcelona's financial condition, and the road ahead for Barcelona. In what was perhaps one of the most awaited press conferences in recent times, Joan Laporta appeared to explain the financial obligations that eventually made the club part ways with Messi. While the majority of it was related to La Liga's salary cap, Laporta also revealed the club's financial situation: an estimated loss of 487 million euros in the last season alone. He explained it all in the hour-long conference,