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Eric Abidal to leave Barca

May 30, 2013
By Associated Press
BARCELONA, Spain -- After coming back from a liver transplant to play again, Eric Abidal said goodbye to Barcelona on Thursday after six trophy-filled seasons.

Abidal, who will turn 34 in July, has one match left with the Spanish league champions but would have liked more.

"Football for me is a passion since I was a child," Abidal said at Camp Nou. "I don't see myself quitting now. I have made all this effort to come back to play football. My health is better now. When my body ...

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