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Gerard Pique Biography

Gerard Piqué i Bernabeu is a Spanish footballer who plays as a centre-back for FC Barcelona. Piqué started his career in FC Barcelona's youth teams as a defensive midfielder. He played with Manchester United for a while before signing his professional contract with the club. Piqué made his debut for Manchester United in October 2004 in a 3–0 League Cup victory at Crewe Alexandra as a centre back. He made his full debut on 29 March 2006 against West Ham United, in a Premier League match at Old Tafford. On 4 August 2006, La Liga side Real Zaragoza secured Piqué on a season-long loan. He scored on his first start in the Champions League, a 4–0 home win against Dynamo Kyiv on 7 November 2007, as Piqué scored the first of Manchester United's four goals in that match. On 27 May 2008, Piqué signed a four-year contract with Barcelona, with a €50 million buy-out clause. Piqué's first goal for Barcelona came in the club's 5–2 UEFA Champions League group stage win at Sporting CP on 26 November 2008. On 13 May 2009, he picked up the first trophy of his Barcelona career as he helped his club to a 4–1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa Del Rey final. Piqué was a member of the Spain under-19 side that won the 2006 U-19 European Championship in Poland. He scored the only goal in Spain's victory in the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Turkey at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Gerard Piqué Bernabéu
Nationality Spain
Position Defender
Last Club Manchester United
Shirt Number 28
Career
Clubs
Manchester United Oct 2004 - Aug 2006
Manchester United Jul 2007 - Jun 2008
FC Barcelona Jul 2008 - Present
Real Zaragoza Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
National
Spain Jan 2009 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2005/2006 Premier League 3 0 0 0 0 95
Total 3 0 0 0 0 95
Manchester United
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FC Barcelona
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Real Zaragoza
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National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 8 0 0 2 0 690
2016 France EC Qualification 8 0 0 1 0 720
European Championship 4 1 0 0 0 360
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 5 0 2 1 0 450
World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 4 0 0 2 1 368
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 7 0 0 0 0 629
European Championship 6 0 0 1 0 570
2010 South Africa World Cup 7 0 1 1 0 660
WC Qualification Europe 6 3 0 0 0 481
2009 South Africa Confederations Cup 4 0 0 3 0 390
Total 60 4 3 11 1 5408

Gerard Pique Latest News & Articles

Reports: Barcelona beat Real Madrid and Chelsea to sign Spanish wonderkid
Reports: Barcelona beat Real Madrid and Chelsea to sign Spanish wonderkid
The Blaugrana have wrapped up a deal to sign one of the best youngsters in Spain
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The transformation of Samuel Umtiti into Barcelona's pillar of strength
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Barcelona 5-0 Real Murcia - Player Ratings
Barcelona 5-0 Real Murcia - Player Ratings
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Barcelona vs Real Murcia - 5 key talking points
Barcelona vs Real Murcia - 5 key talking points
Barcelona ran riot to book a spot in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey and here are 5 things we learnt from the game
Barcelona transfer news: Pique opposes Ozil move, Valverde on Griezmann and more - 18th November 2017
Barcelona transfer news: Pique opposes Ozil move, Valverde on Griezmann and more - 18th November 2017
All the transfer news related to Barcelona Football Club.
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Reports: Barcelona set to trigger defender's $34 million release-clause in January
Reports: Barcelona set to trigger defender's $34 million release-clause in January
Ernesto Valverde is doing a superb job of rebuilding Barcelona, and this is just another piece to complete the puzzle
Barcelona vs Olympiacos: 5 Talking Points as Barca are reduced to 10 men
Barcelona vs Olympiacos: 5 Talking Points as Barca are reduced to 10 men
Gerard Pique was sent off in the first half but Lionel Messi saved Barca with a goal and assist
FIFA U17 World Cup: Kochi fans unfurl banners in support of Catalonia referendum before Spain game
FIFA U17 World Cup: Kochi fans unfurl banners in support of Catalonia referendum before Spain game
How Catalonia's referendum got support in Kochi during the FIFA U17 World Cup.
Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos will soon be business partners 
Gerard Pique and Sergio Ramos will soon be business partners 
Spain's central defenders are planning a partnership on the business front.
4 players who won the Champions League in consecutive years, with two different clubs
4 players who won the Champions League in consecutive years, with two different clubs
A special group of players with a special record
Reports: Chelsea and Arsenal to rival Barcelona and Real Madrid for 'next Pique'
Reports: Chelsea and Arsenal to rival Barcelona and Real Madrid for 'next Pique'
Arsenal and Chelsea have already sent scouts to watch the youngster
Did Barcelona betray fans with game behind closed doors during Catalan Referendum?
Did Barcelona betray fans with game behind closed doors during Catalan Referendum?
The game against Las Palmas went ahead with the fans locked out and the city in turmoil
Worst experience of my career – Pique saddened by Barca's closed-door victory
Worst experience of my career – Pique saddened by Barca's closed-door victory
Gerard Pique struggled to hold back tears after the volatile political climate in Catalonia forced Barcelona to play behind closed doors.
Why Barcelona will win the UEFA Champions League this season
Why Barcelona will win the UEFA Champions League this season
Can Barcelona win the UCL this season? Here's why they might just stun the world by winning Europe's most coveted trophy
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