Accompanied by his family, his former team mates and the first team coaching staff, Pedro bid an emotional farewell to FC Barcelona after flying to Spain for an official goodbye.
Pedro bid an emotional farewell to FC Barcelona after the club held an official send off for the player who has won 20 titles with them, most recently, scoring the winning goal in UEFA Super Cup final against Seville.
Pedro pointed out that the a most difficult thing about leaving the Club is my team mates, the people who work here and the fans who have always supported me.a
He thanked the Board of Directors at Barcelona a for understanding my decision and for respecting it.a He continued, saying he was a very happy for all the moments Ia ve been through and all the titles wona with FC Barcelona.
Pedro’s statement as per FC Barcelona official website:
a Playing in this Club was a dream of mine from very young. I have always felt comfortable here (..) I have tried to learn from all the examples and legends who have passed through Bar a. That has helped to guide me as a person and learn the institutiona s values. I think and I hope that I have done the best I can (a ) Now I am sad to be leaving my home but happy to have given everything.”
The video of Pedro’s full statement can be seen in two video’s below, followed by his team mates and club officials bidding emotional farewell to the man from Canary Island.
His team mates and club officials are seen hugging him in the video below:
Here’s the FC Barcelona tribute video for the Spaniard: