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Piqué

Defender

Date of Birth
Feb 02, 1987
Place of Birth
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality
Spain
Height
192 cm
Weight
85 kg
Debut
13 August 2008

Bio

Gerard Piqué i Bernabeu, known more simply as Gerard Piqué, was born in Barcelona, Catalonia on 2 February 1987. Throughout his career, he has played in a number of positions, including right back and defensive midfield, but has primarily established himself as a centre back and is widely considered to be one of the best footballers in the world in that position. He is especially noted for his technical ability and accurate passing.

Piqué joined Barcelona's La Masia youth academy in 1997 and remained there until 2004, when he opted to sign his first professional contract with Premier League team, Manchester United. He made his debut for the club in October 2004, but primarily played for the reserves and was sent out on loan to Real Zaragoza for the 2006-07 season. The following year, he returned to Manchester United and played a total of 13 games in all competitions, scoring two goals as the team won the UEFA Champions League. However, with first team opportunities limited, he returned to his boyhood club, Barcelona, in the summer of 2008.

Since returning, Piqué has established himself as one of the team's key players and one of Europe's elite defenders. In 2008-09, he became one of the few footballers in history to win the UEFA Champions League in consecutive seasons, with different clubs. He was also a key member of the team which won six trophies in the 2009 calendar year. A second Champions League success with Barcelona, and the third of his individual career, followed in 2010–11. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, he was named in the UEFA Team of the Year.

In international football, Piqué made his debut for Spain's senior team in 2009 and became a key part of the sides which won both the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 UEFA European Championship. His impressive performances at Euro 2012 resulted in him being named in the competition's Team of the Tournament.

Headlines

Pique eager for more Barca glory

Pique eager for more Barca glory

by Football News

Gerard Pique hopes to lead Barcelona back to the top of Spanish and European football after signing a new five-year deal at Camp Nou... Read more

Pique agrees new Barca deal

Pique agrees new Barca deal

by Football News

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has signed a four-year contract extension, which will keep him tied to Camp Nou until 2019... Read more

Barca trio to return for Atletico clash

Barca trio to return for Atletico clash

by Football News

Gerardo Martino has confirmed that Neymar, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba will all return for Barcelona's title decider with Atletico Madrid... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Primera Division
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
Primera Division
2311 26 26 0 2 1 2 5 0 0
2012/2013
Primera Division
2402 28 27 1 2 3 2 5 1 1
2011/2012
Primera Division
1472 22 17 5 4 8 2 7 0 1
2010/2011
Primera Division
2650 31 29 2 1 4 3 10 1 1
2009/2010
Primera Division
2484 32 29 3 7 3 2 6 0 1
2008/2009
Primera Division
2209 25 25 0 1 5 1 6 2 2
2007/2008
Premier League
480 9 5 4 1 12 0 0 0 0
2006/2007
Primera Division
1565 22 18 4 3 14 2 7 0 1
2005/2006
Premier League
95 3 1 2 0 9 0 0 0 0
2004/2005
Premier League
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 15668 198 177 21 21 59 14 46 4 7

Transfers & Loans

2008
30 Jun
€ 5,000,000
2006
3 Aug
Loan

Games Played

Date Match  
17 May 2014 1 1 0 1 0
29 Mar 2014 0 1 0 0 0
26 Mar 2014 3 0 0 0 0
23 Mar 2014 3 4 0 0 0
8 Mar 2014 1 0 0 1 0
22 Feb 2014 3 1 0 1 0
15 Feb 2014 6 0 0 0 0
9 Feb 2014 1 4 0 0 0
1 Feb 2014 2 3 0 0 0
26 Jan 2014 3 0 1 1 0
19 Jan 2014 1 1 1 0 0
11 Jan 2014 0 0 0 0 0
5 Jan 2014 4 0 0 0 0
22 Dec 2013 2 5 0 1 0
14 Dec 2013 2 1 0 0 0
1 Dec 2013 1 0 0 0 0
23 Nov 2013 4 0 0 0 0
1 Nov 2013 1 0 0 0 0
26 Oct 2013 2 1 0 0 0
5 Oct 2013 4 1 0 0 0
28 Sep 2013 0 2 0 0 0
24 Sep 2013 4 1 0 0 0
21 Sep 2013 0 4 0 0 0
14 Sep 2013 3 2 0 0 0
1 Sep 2013 2 3 0 0 0
25 Aug 2013 0 1 0 0 0
18 Aug 2013 7 0 0 0 0