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Piqué shows his support for Ter Stegen with Twitter post

Barça central defender, currently on duty with his Spanish national colleagues, took time to show his feelings for the club's under-fire German goalkeeper.

Ter Stegen gets a vote of confidence from teammate Piqué.
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Gerard Piqué, one of the leaders in the Barcelona dressing room, has shown publicly his support for goalkeeper Ter Stegen who has been facing a lot of recent criticism following some headline making errors.

The German stopper had already taken to Twitter earlier today saying: "We're human. We make mistakes. Never stop being you! Now back to work with the German national side."

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And in response, the man who is one of the last line of the goalkeeper's defence replied, "Always be yourself. You are my man!"

The two players are currently away representing their national sides Spain and Germany respectively in international qualifiers. Spain's first game is against Italy in Turin while Germany will play the Czech Republic on Saturday 8 October.