The Spanish national team coach, Vicente del Bosque wanted to close the controversial words by Gerard Piqué during the celebration of Barça's treble. The Catalan centre-back was jeered during training with La Roja and also during the friendly between Spain and Costa Rica. In the press room before the match against Belarus for the classification for the 2016 Europecup Del Bosque defended Barça's centre-back.
"Piqué is part of our family and we have to protect him. It's normal that we try to avoid something that may make our live bad." insisted the coach who alredy defended Piqué after the match agaisnt Costa Rica.
Before Del Bosque appeared in the press room, the players Álvaro Morata and Santi Cazorla attended the press. This last one also talked about Gerard Piqué: "He's wonderful, an splendid player and one of the best centre-backs in the world. He's a model, irreplaceable."
On Sunday in Borisov and from 8.45pm CEST, Belarus - Spain, with the probable presence of Gerard Piqué as starter under Del Bosque's orders.