Pique raised the accusation of Real being supported by local banks.
"I read that since 2002, Madrid has spent 1,200 million euros. We also spend, but we do not have a Bankia," Pique told Gazzetta dello Sport.
"We have Messi, Xavi, Iniesta, Puyi, Valdes, Busqi, Pedro ... a generation that cost nothing, and that is our key to compete with Madrid."
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