Barcelona defender Pique sparks Twitter taunts with Real Madrid's Arbeloa

Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has hit back at Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on Twitter.
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Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has hit back at Barcelona defender Gerard Pique on Twitter.

Pique mocked Real's defeat of Elche, which needed a penalty in the 96th minute to decide the result.

Pique tweeted: "Watching a great comedy on Canal + Liga.."

Arbeloa responded: "It’s nice to see some people swapping the theatre for a bit of cinema."

The reference to Barcelona play-acting dates back to Jose Mourinho's jibe at Lionel Messi for "exaggerating" an Asier Del Horno foul.

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