He said after the 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao yesterday: “I needed to score a goal, but I was involved in the goals scored by my teammates, so I am pleased with that.
“You see that I am not afraid of taking off my shirt, no? Do I look like I am carrying excess weight? After those photos were published, in some places they said to me on the street “you should eat less, eh! ” That gave me motivation. I am happy here in Barcelona, and plan to continue for many years here.”