Carles Puyol Bids Emotional Farewell to FC Barcelona After 15 Seasons

On top of his six La Liga titles, Carles Puyol also led Barcelona to three Champions Leagues, two Copa del Reys, two World Club Cups and six Spanish Supercups as well as winning the 2008 European Championships and 2010 World Cup with Spain.

updated: May 15, 2014 22:17 IST
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Barcelona: Barcelona captain Carles Puyol had to fight back tears as he said he has played his last game for the club after 593 appearances spanning a 15-year career. (Click here for latest on Football)

Atletico Madrid visit the Camp Nou on Saturday in a match that will decide the La Liga title, but Puyol will not play a part in trying to win the seventh Spanish championship of his illustrious career.

"I am not going to play. I have spoken with the coaches and we are playing for a title so those that are 100 percent have to play. I won't even be on the bench," he said at a press conference on Thursday.

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