It is a two-minute and three-second video shared by FC Barcelona, with voice-over of the player, images of triumphs and music that goes well. As expected for days, even weeks, Sergio Busquets (34) officially announced on Wednesday that he would leave Barça at the end of the season, after spending 18 years "in the best club in the world", including 15 in the first team.

🥺 Leyenda del Barça. #5ergioUnic

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"It was an honour, a dream and a pride," said the stainless captain, who will win his 32nd title with the Catalan institution, since the new title of champion of Spain is only a matter of days. "Everything has a beginning and an end," Busi said. While it's not an easy decision, the time has come. »

In the top 3

Before the last five days of La Liga, the son of Carles Busquets, former goalkeeper of the club, has already played 718 games with the Blaugrana, which ranks him in the top 3 historically.

And now? Free of any contract, the midfielder, world champion 2010 and European champion 2012 with Spain, is announced with insistence on the side of Saudi Arabia. The Catalan daily Mundo Deportivo announces a firm proposal from Al-Nassr (where Cristiano Ronaldo already plays) as well as serious contacts with Al-Hilal (who dreams of attracting his friend Lionel Messi) and Al-Shabab. Inter Miami is also interested.

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