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Gerard Pique's Tweet After Barcelona's 4-0 Thrashing Of Real Madrid Was An Internet Breaker

Gerard Pique's Tweet After Barcelona's 4-0 Thrashing Of Real Madrid Was An Internet Breaker

Barcelona beat their rivals 4-0 in their own backyard, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice.

Gerard Pique had to take to Twitter after Barcelona battered Real Madrid 4-0 in a shock El Clasico thumping at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace in his first Clasico appearance, while Ronald Araujo and Ferran Torres were on target as Barca made a huge statement victory.

Veteran defender Pique played the full 90 minutes and kept a clean sheet against a Real side missing talisman Karim Benzema.

He has been a part of a plethora of Barcelona trouncings inflicted on Real over the years but this one was particularly significant.

The Blaugrana's level has dropped off massively in recent times and they failed to qualify for the Champions League knockouts for the first time in 18 years.

But the masterclass at the Bernabeu prompted Pique to declare, "We are back".

The tweet, sent just FIVE minutes after the full-time whistle was blown, has accrued over 124,000 retweets and and 541,00 likes.

Pique's other half Shakira also weighed on with a post on Instagram.

Sharing a photo of her holding up four fingers for every goal Barca squad, the Colombian pop star wrote: "Gerard won't let me say these things publicly. But only he with his heroism can play like this, overcoming any injury or pain and always giving his best. It's not because he's my husband, but he's the best center back in the world. I said!"

Meanwhile, Barca's spanish Twitter account tweeted, "RT if you can't sleep either" and the post was retweeted by Pique himself.

But despite the biggest win during his tenure in charge, manager Xavi Hernandez was not getting too carried away.

"Are we back? It’s a day to enjoy. We came back from a bad run against them and we played a spectacular game," Xavi said post-match interview, as per MARCA.

"We have worked hard for these results. But we didn't expect to be so superior in their stadium.

"We expected a more open game. I am very happy.

"We have to keep working. It's not a trophy. We have to be humble.

"We'll celebrate today and then we have to rest and think about Sevilla. It's three more points."

Featured Image Credit: Image: PA

Topics: Barcelona, El Clasico, Real Madrid, Gerard Pique