The best defender at some time – Gerard Pique

The best defender at some time – Gerard Pique
The best defender at some time – Gerard Pique

Sports Desk- Gerard Pique is one of the best defenders in the world right now and is one of the most handsome football players in history.

Childhood

  • Gerard Pique Bernabeu, simply known as Gerard Pique, is a Spanish center-back born on February 2, 1987, in Barcelona, Spain to his parents Montserrat Bernabeu (Mother) and Joan Pique (Father).
  • His father is a businessman and his mother is a director of prestigious spinal injuries hospital in Barcelona.
  • At 10, he joined FC Barcelona Academy and used to play as a defender at youngest boys team – Alevin B.
  • He was among one of the most skilled players in his team.
  • He left the academy at the end of 2003-04 season.

Career

  • In 2004, he made his debut for Manchester United.
  • Real Zaragoza signed him on a loan for a year from Man United in 2006-07 season.
  • In May 2008, FC Barcelona signed him for €5 million.
  • Due to his excellent performance at Barca, he got selected for Spain National Football Team in 2009.
  • He helped Barcelona to win 2011 UEFA Champions League.
  • He has given his best in various club titles like Copa del Rey, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Club World Cup, etc.

Personal Life

  • He married the Colombian singer – Shakira after she appeared in the 2010 FIFA World Cup official song – Waka Waka (This time for Africa).
  • They has two sons – Milan Pique Mebarak and Shasha Pique Mebarak.

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