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News in Barcelona: It was defined who will be the new captain, after Messi's departure

It is already official. The Barça club announced its new distribution of those who will wear the captain's armband, which was in the hands of Leo since 2018. Alba, the new guest.

Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué and Jordi Alba
Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué and Jordi Alba

The pieces are rearranged after the departure of Lionel Messi from the culé box. The youth squad midfielder Sergio Busquets will be the new first captain of FC Barcelona for this 2021/22 season, taking over and the bracelet left by Leo after his departure from the club, which he had owned since 2018.

“FC Barcelona 2021/22, despite the changes, will continue to have four captains trained at La Masia. Sergio Busquets, Piqué, Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba will be in charge of wearing the bracelet and representing the team ”, announced the Blaugrana club.

For the first time, Sergio Busquets will assume the role of first captain, a bracelet that until now was owned by Leo Messi since 2018. With the departure of the Argentine, the first captaincy passes to the Spanish international midfielder.

After three seasons as second captain, the one from Badia del Vallès becomes the first captain in his fourteenth season at FC Barcelona, a club he reached in the Youth category. Another youth squad as first captain, with inheritance from Puyol, Xavi, Iniesta and Messi.

For his part, Gerard Piqué will go from third to second captain. In the same way as Sergio, Piqué faces his fourteenth season at the Catalan club and the fourth among the captains' roster, this being his debut as Barça's second captain.

Alexis Almosnino

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