Barcelona’s astonishing 6-1 triumph over Paris St Germain on Wednesday night that sent the Catalan giants through to the Champions League quarter-finals will perpetually remain in the memories of supporters, Enrique expressed. While Pique caution Hospitals to start hiring Nurses in light of the fact that a lot of ‘love’ will be made.
“Any child in the Nou Camp tonight will never forget this and neither will the adults. This is a unique sport for crazy people,” Luis Enrique told reporters.
“This is a night which is difficult to explain in words, it had the script of a horror film with a spectacular start with an atmosphere which I have never seen in the Nou Camp, with the tension I have never seen before.”
No European club for over six decades had ever gone through subsequent to losing the First leg of a knockout tie of the European Cup by 4 goal margin and Luis Enrique paid tribute to the fans who remained by the team after their nerve racking thrashing at the Parc des Princes.
“I would like to thank everyone who kept their faith after we lost 4-0. This is dedicated to them because this isn’t the Harlem Globetrotters, this is football,” he said, referring to the famous American exhibition basketball team.
“I don’t think anyone stopped believing. We risked everything and it paid off. You get finales like this very occasionally in football and this time it was our turn,” Luis Enrique said.
“It was an explosion of sentiment, I’m not an emotional person but I enjoyed this just as much as those that were moved to tears.”
Meanwhile, Barca Defender and Social media spokesman Gerard Pique anticipated such reoccurrence of 2009 magic when Andres Iniesta’s stoppage-time leveller against Chelsea took Barcelona into the Champions League final
“I advise the hospitals of Barcelona to start hiring nurses because a lot of love is going to be made tonight,” he said.
Neymar, who scored twice in the space of 3min admitted that it was the best performance of his career.
“It’s the best game I’ve played in my life, because of the whole story, the goals and for what it means to the team,” Neymar told BeIN sports.
“It looked like the tie was over after losing in Paris and now we’re playing without responsibility, with happiness. The first week after Paris was tough but we rediscovered our football and since the second week we couldn’t wait for this game to come around.”