Busquets cries in post-match interview, wins MOTM prize in his first post-Covid game

Busquets cries in post-match interview, wins MOTM prize in his first post-Covid game
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Sergio Busquets was brilliant in his first game after recovering from the coronavirus.

"I'm emotional because of the bad time I've been through, the group is strong and this has made us grow, we have to take it on with that mentality. We did not play the games we wanted to and to win this was great, this is the way and it will reinforce us a lot for what is to come," the captain said in a post-match interview, shedding a tear.

Here's his stat review.

  • 71 minutes played
  • 60 touches
  • 2 key passes
  • 2 chances created
  • 5 long balls completed
  • 5 duels won
  • 2 times fouled
  • 1 interception
  • 1 tackle

Spain won 5-0 against Slovakia, advancing to the Euro 2020 last 16.

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The Catalans, however, haven't yet made a 'concrete' offer on a pay cut, as per the source.

The 32-year-old is tied with the Blaugrana until the end of the 2022/23 season. Earlier it was claimed that the La Masia graduate earns €16,346,720m per season at Camp Nou.

It remains to be seen if Busquets accepts to continue at Barca on lower terms.

Barca target Laporte scores brilliant first goal for Spain, Pedri gets pre-assist

Aymeric Laporte has just scored Spain's second goal of the day against Slovakia.

Spain's goalscoring attack started with a corner: after Pedri received the ball in the attacking midfield, he sent it to the box to find Gerard Moreno – the latter outplayed the Slovakia keeper and crossed the ball to find Laporte's head.

Here's Pedri sending the ball into the box

Moreno looking for Laporte...

Source: Twitter