Pique's tearful farewell demonstrates how much he meant to Barcelona fans as the club climbs the LaLiga standings.

BARCELONA, SPAIN – Barcelona easily defeated Almeria 2-0 on Saturday night at Camp Nou to climb to the top of the LaLiga table. But it wasn't the point of the game. Gerard Pique, a long-serving Barcelona defender, played his final match in front of his home fans after announcing his retirement from the Spanish league at the World Cup this month.