Yesterday, Jordi Alba held his farewell press conference for Barcelona ahead of his summer exit.
Jordi Alba would depart Barcelona with 99 assists if he were to miss the season finale against Real Sociedad. The guy who most closely resembles him is Pedro, who departed Barça in 2015 after amassing 99 goals.
Barcelona legends send him good messages after his amazing career over the years.
Lionel Messi was the first to send him via a video call Hello handsome. Sorry, I can’t be with you on this special day. Enjoy this last day. Enjoy your farewell. I love you very much, and I wish you all the best.” He said.
Fellow veteran defender Gerald Pique was also present “Jordi Alba is very special. So many years at Barça. We have similar careers. We have a great relationship, good times and bad,” he said.
Jordi Alba also thanked Luis Enrique for trusting him during the World Cup, and Enrique had some nice words for Alba: “Congratulations on your unique career. You won many trophies and always at a high level. I like very much your behaplayedin the last seasons, it was hard I know, but you were contributing a lot to the youngsters. I wish you all the best,” he said.
Barcelona manager Xavi thanked Alba for his committment “I love you very much, Jordi. I thank you, ycommitment. have my friendship. It’s time t; thank you for your career. You have been a playmaker playing at full-back. The best left-back in history!” He said.