THIS is the hilarious moment Gerard Pique performs a “shameless” warm-up on the touchline.
And the Barcelona star even has a rest on the corner flag as team-mates are put through their paces!
Pique, 35, was a second-half sub in Barca’s 3-0 win over Villarreal on Thursday.
Two goals from Robert Lewandowski and a third from Ansu Fati – all within seven minutes of each other – sealed victory for the Catalans after just one win in their previous four games.
But the talking point was instead Pique’s laboured performance as he began to warm-up ahead of his late cameo – despite reportedly earning £19million a YEAR.
As other pals ran up and down the touchline, while also incorporating other exercises to prepare for match action, Pique hilariously watched the match with his hands on his hips.
The former Manchester United defender then proceeded to put in a half-hearted walk to the corner flag.
And brilliantly, Pique propped himself up against the pole while continuing to keep an eye on the action.
At times, the former partner of pop star Shakira even let his gaze drift over towards the fans in the Nou Camp stands.
Perhaps it was the thought of potentially having to wear his Colombian ex’s name on his shirt that put Pique off his stride.
But Barcelona fans were far from happy with Pique’s actions, with many questioning why he’s still at the club with his best days long behind him.
And as some in the crowd jeered the veteran, others took to social media to vent their anger.
One blasted: “This is how the best-paid centre-back in the world warms up. After the Champions League mess. Go on, keep applauding Pique.”
Another cried: “Shameless. This really p***ed me off. Is this a professional player?”
One yelped: “What kind of warm-up is this?”
However, another came to Pique’s defence, adding: “These guys disrespect the player and are surprised he has no motivation.”
Aside from four years at Man Utd and a season-long loan at Zaragoza, Pique has been at Barcelona since he was 10 years old.
He’s scored 52 goals in 613 games for the Catalans while winning eight LaLiga titles and three Champions League crowns.
Pique, who has 102 caps for Spain, is also a Euros and World Cup winner.
But he has played just four times in the league this term, hinting that his life as a Barca star could be coming to an end shortly.
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