According to the Cadena Cope , the Competition Committee has resolved the files it opened to Barcelona’s Gerard Piqué for his references to the referees with a fine of 3,000 euros : 1,500 of the Single Judge of the King’s Cup for his statements after Athletic-Barca And 1,500 euros for the Competition Committee his words after the Villarreal-Barca League.
It is necessary to remember that after the first leg of the Round of 16 of the end of the Glass of the King before Athletic in San Mamés (2-1), party in which there was a clamorous penalty of Etxeita to Neymar and an aggression of Aduriz to Umtiti Without a ball, without any foul or card, Piqué stated that “we already know how this works. We want to play football and not roulette, which is what triggers these arbitrations. I hope they raise their level. ”
Only three days later, in the new Stadium of Ceramics of Vila-real, after some of the clearest penalties in the history of football not mentioned (the stretched Bruno to Messi ), Piqué spoke again: “My statements? That they analyze them, that they waste the time in it. They are in their right.Obviously, I believe in what I said and every week I get more reason ”
The Technical Committee of Arbitrators then decided to denounce the words to the Competition Committee, which opened a file for which it appointed an instructor who made a proposed sanction. Now it has been known: 3,000 euros.