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FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol pauses, during a press conference at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, May 15, 2014. Puyol reluctantly quit football on Thursday, his knees no longer able to endure the demands of the Barcelona defense after 15 years, the most successful period in the club's history. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Monday, March 31, 2014 file photo, FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol attends a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain. Puyol reluctantly quit football on Thursday, May 15, 2014, his knees no longer able to endure the demands of the Barcelona defense after 15 years, the most successful period in the club's history. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

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FILE - In this April 2, 2012 file photo, FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol arrives to give a press conference at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Puyol reluctantly quit football on Thursday, May 15, 2014, his knees no longer able to endure the demands of the Barcelona defense after 15 years, the most successful period in the club's history. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

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FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol arrives for a press conference to announce his retirement as a FC Barcelona's soccer player at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Tuesday, March , 2014. The 35-year-old Puyol has spent his entire career with the Spanish league champions, having debuted in 1999. But he has made just 12 appearances this season after battling knee injuries in recent seasons. Puyol has been essential figure in Barcelona and Spain’s recent achievements, as the center back helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup two years after its European Championship triumph. Despite helping take Spain to the top of world football, Puyol has been the warrior defender center to Barcelona’s success, helping the club to 21 trophies including three Champions Leagues. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol arrives for a press conference to announce his retirement as a FC Barcelona's soccer player at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Tuesday, March , 2014. The 35-year-old Puyol has spent his entire career with the Spanish league champions, having debuted in 1999. But he has made just 12 appearances this season after battling knee injuries in recent seasons. Puyol has been essential figure in Barcelona and Spain’s recent achievements, as the center back helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup two years after its European Championship triumph. Despite helping take Spain to the top of world football, Puyol has been the warrior defender center to Barcelona’s success, helping the club to 21 trophies including three Champions Leagues. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)