Barca see off Camp Nou, Busquets and Alba

La Liga champions Barcelona enjoyed a series of emotional goodbyes in their final match at Camp Nou before the stadium is rebuilt, thrashing Real Mallorca 3-0 on Sunday. Captain Sergio Busquets and defender Jordi Alba also played at home for the last time, in the club's penultimate league match of the season, and were awarded warm farewells by the sell-out crowd. "It's a sad day, when you play so many games here, Camp Nou is your home," Ter Stegen told DAZN. "It hurts to say goodbye to team-mates who have been so important in my career like Busquets and Alba have, I wish them and their families the best." Camp Nou, inaugurated in September 1957, has been one of football's most iconic stadiums since then. Barcelona will play their home games next season at the Olympic Stadium on Montjuic, a hill in the city, aiming for a return to the rebuilt Camp Nou in November 2024 if construction goes to plan. PHOTO: REUTERS
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