Andres Iniesta hinted he has played his last Champions League game for Barcelona after the Catalan giants crashed out in Rome.
Despite holding a 4-1 lead heading into the second leg at the Stadio Olimpico, Barca were eliminated at the quarter-final stage on an incredible evening.
Roma won 3-0 on the night, sending them through to the semi-finals by virtue of their away goal at the Nou Camp last week.
And when quizzed by the press after the game, legendary midfielder Iniesta admitted he may have kicked his last ball for Barcelona in Europe.
“This is a painful defeat because we didn’t expect it because of the advantage we had,” he said.
“It’s a possibility [that this is my last game in the competition], but it’s not the day to send messages, we are all hurt.
“It’s not a question of asking forgiveness [from fans], things go for you or they don’t, but the need to win is always the same. We will give our best for two competitions that remain.”
Meanwhile Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was left blaming a ferocious atmosphere at Roma’s Olympic Stadium and the Italian side’s aggressive play for his team’s elimination.