Sergio Busquets Burgos is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team, as a defensive midfielder. In 2005, he joined local FC Barcelona's youth ranks, scoring seven goals in 26 matches for the Juvenil A team in his second season. Two years later, he made his first-team debut, coming on as a substitute in a Catalonia Cup match. On 13 September 2008, Busquets played his first La Liga match, 90 minutes in a 1–1 home draw against Racing de Santander. During Barcelona's UEFA Champions League match against FC Basel at St. Jakob-Park on 22 October 2008, he scored the second goal in the 15th minute in a 5–0 group stage win. On 7 March 2009, Busquets scored his first league goal, in a 2–0 home win over Athletic Bilbao. On 27 January 2011, he signed a contract extension with the club, keeping him at the club until 2015. On 24 April 2012, Busquets scored a rare goal in the season's Champions League semifinals' second leg against Chelsea. On 11 October 2008, Busquets earned his first cap for Spain's under-21, in their 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification play-offs first leg match, against Switzerland.