Prior to the day, the 34-year-old bid goodbye in an emotional press conference. His departure didn’t stop his team from crushing Juve in the Gamper Trophy final.
Memphis Depay opened the scoring after only three minutes. Martin Braithwaite made it 2-0 with a pounding header not long before the hour mark from a corner. Riqui Puig added a third in stoppage time with a curling left-foot drive.
The new LaLiga season gets going on Friday, however, Barcelona has Real Sociedad on Sunday in their opening game.