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Spanish retired professional footballer Gerard Piqué Bernabeu was a centre-back who was born on February 2, 1987 (Catalan: [at pike new], Spanish: [ea pike new]). He is regarded as one of the greatest defenders of his generation.

Previously one of La Masia’s most promising students, he joined Manchester United in 2004. Under Pep Guardiola’s direction, in 2008, Piqué returned to Barcelona, Furthermore, in the 2008-09 and 2014-15 seasons, Piqué assisted the squad in capturing the Triple Crown. Piqué, Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Samuel Eto’o are the only four sports figures to have won the UEFA Champions League twice in a row with separate teams.

Career

Piqué made his international debut for Spain on February 11th, 2009. Later, he appeared in 102 games for Spain. Piqué had a significant role in the Spain teams that captured the UEFA Euro 2012 and the FIFA World Cup in 2010. Following the FIFA World Cup in 2018, he left the national squad.

Early Age

Defensive midfielder retired professional footballer Gerard Piqué, who was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, started his playing career with FC Barcelona’s junior teams. He left the club before signing his first professional contract with them to play for Manchester United. Because he was too old to sign a professional contract, the Premier League team declined to pay a fee for him.

Debut For Manchester United

When John O’Shea was replaced in the 67th minute of Manchester United’s 3-0 League Cup triumph at Crewe Alexandra in October 2004, Piqué made his centre-back debut. Against Exeter City, he made his full debut In the FA Cup in January 2005. Pique made his Premier League debut on October 15, 2005, again filling in for O’Shea, and won 3-1 against Sunderland. When Gary Neville was injured and unable to compete against West Ham United on March 29, 2006, at Old Trafford. He received his first league start at right-back.

He was granted a new contract in February 2005 that would last through the summer of 2009 as a result of his performances, particularly with the reserve squad. Real Zaragoza of La Liga, however, acquired Piqué on a season-long loan on August 4, 2006. The terms of the loan required Piqué to play in at least 20 matches for the Aragonese club. He fulfilled by making 22 first-team appearances during a successful period, either as a centre-back or a defensive midfielder, alongside Argentine Gabriel Milito.

Piqué returned to Old Trafford for the 2007–2008 season and participated in nine league games. Piqué scored the game’s first goal in his first UEFA Champions League start as Manchester United thrashed Dynamo Kyiv 4-0 at home on November 7, 2007. Afterwards, he became the 450th member of the team to register at least one goal. His second club goal occurred on December 12, 2007, against Roma on the road, and it was also scored in the Champions League.

Back To Barcelona

On May 27, 2008, Piqué and Barcelona reached a four-year agreement that had a €5 million buyout clause. Barcelona purchased the player for £5 million. While acknowledging that he had loved his time at Manchester United, he expressed his happiness at returning to his childhood team.

First Goal After Return

On November 26, 2008, Piqué scored his first goal for Barcelona in the team’s 5-2 victory over Sporting CP in the club’s 2008–09 UEFA Champions League group stage. He scored his first domestic goal for the team two months later. On January 29, 2009, against local rivals Espanyol in a Copa del Rey match. The 57th-minute goal from a corner kick proved to be the game-winner for Barcelona, who won 3-2. At the Santiago Bernabéu on May 2, 2009, Piqué scored the sixth goal for Barcelona in a 6-2 victory over Real Madrid in the El Clásico. Piqué celebrated his goal with a fiery celebration that included grabbing his Barcelona jersey.

In The Youth

The 2006 UEFA European Under-19 Championship champion from Spain featured Piqué as a player. Piqué put up a great defensive effort in Spain’s 2-1 victory over Scotland. He also made an impact on offence by heading a ball against the crossbar and setting up striker Alberto Bueno for Spain’s second goal.

After that, in the 2007 FIFA-U-20 World Cup, Piqué represents Spain, starting all six of his nation’s games and scoring in a comeback 4-2 victory over Brazil in the 16th round. Spain was eliminated from the tournament in the quarterfinals. Since Piqué missed the key penalty in the shootout against the Czech Republic.

As A Senior

For the upcoming friendly against England on February 11, Piqué was called up to the senior team on February 6. At a 2-0 victory in Seville, he experienced the full game. On March 28, 2009,  in place of injured teammate Carles Puyo, he was selected to play in his second international game. He scored the game’s lone goal in Spain’s victory over Turkey at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid. It was a World Cup qualifying game for 2010.  He also started a 2-1 victory four days later in Istanbul, again during the group stage.

Great Ability

Retired professional footballer Gerard Piqué was an outstanding defender with the great passing ability and tackling capability. He was good in the air because of his height and other physical attributes. Although he played as a centre-back most of the time. Piquénbauer was a tactically versatile player who could also play as a defensive midfielder. Which is where he began his career. He was also occasionally used as a sweeper, and because of this, he was given the nickname “Piquénbauer.”

Retirement

By helping Spain win the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 European Championships. He would further establish himself as an important member of the team. After the 2018 World Cup when he made his 100th appearance, he eventually announced his retirement from the national squad.

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