The Spain defender wanted to represent La Roja in Japan
More audios have been leaked from Barcelona defender Gerard Pique's conversations with RFEF president Luis Rubiales.
While the first leaks focused on the duo's deal to take the Spanish Supercopa to Saudi Arabia, the latest ones relate to Pique's desire to play for Spain at the Olympic Games.
"You have to do this for me, Rubi," Pique said in the message. "You have to do it for me."
Despite Pique having retired from international football, he was asking the president of the Federation to give him a hand in helping convince U21 coach Luis de la Fuente call him up for the Olympics.
Spain qualified through their U21 team in 2019, with an U23 team taking part at the Games. Each country was allowed three over-age players.
Pique added: "We have to keep this secret and catch the coach (de la Fuente) in September or whenever. I will come to Madrid, sit down with him... I would love to go.
"Let's see how we manage it so that it doesn't come out anywhere. I think we have to keep it a secret, what do you think?"
Rubiales didn't promise anything: "I've mentioned it to the coach and he knows. He has to make the decisions but I'm delighted to give you a hand there."
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