Gerard Pique is one of the best defenders in the world. He currently plays for Barcelona and married to the amazing Shakira. While talking about movies the footballer said that Will Smith is one of best actors of all time.
He also went on to praise his latest movie concussion which about story of a Nigerian Neuro-Pathologist Omalu Bennet who revealed the link between head injuries and the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which the NFL was resistant to accept.
Concussion. Great film! Will Smith is one of the best actors of all time.
— Gerard Piqué (@3gerardpique) April 6, 2016
The movie which opened in December is based on Bennet’s fight to publicize his research findings revealing the brain damages on NFL players.
Will smith who plays the lead role in the movie tried to find every reason not to take on the movie because he felt conflicted since his older son plays football,
My son played football for four years at Oaks Christian High [in Westlake Village, Ca.], which is a football powerhouse,” Smith recalls. “So for me, it was really conflicting. And when I sat down to meet with Bennet, I was hoping, ‘Please say something to me [to convince me] to not take this movie. Please.’ “
But it happened because the truth had to be told.
Have a look at the trailer of concussion below.