Xavi heads out to the field for the pre-match warm-up / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Saturday was a big day at the Camp Nou. Not only did the players and fans celebrate the 23rd Liga title, but they also gave a very special tribute to the player with the record number of appearances for the club, Xavi Hernández. After 17 seasons, the Catalan midfielder is finally departing, and our cameras followed him from the moment he left home right through to kick-off against Deportivo, with the supporters unfurling a huge banner in his honour.

“I’ll get nervous when I see all my family and friends” he confesses in this very special video memento of the day the club offered a heartfelt send-off to one of the greatest players ever to wear its famous shirt.

BEHIND THE SCENES: The build-up to Xavi... por fcbarcelona
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