Gerard Pique is one of Barcelona’s famous football players who has created a buzz with his contract in 2020. The football club Barcelona confirmed the agreement through its official post on its website on 20th October 2020. According to the post, the arrangement of Gerard has got extended till 2024. The news also revealed that there is a buy-out clause of 500 million. He is the vice-captain of the team. Gerard joined the team in 2008.
|Full Name||Gerard Piqué Bernabeu|
|Date Of Birth||February 2, 1987|
|Birth Place||Barcelona, Spain|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Net Worth||US $40 million|
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Gerard joined the team in 2008. He also represented Spain in the “FIFA World Cup” in 2010 and has won the title of “Breakthrough Player of the Year” in 2009. He also received the title of “La Liga Best Defender” in 2010.
The birthplace of Gerard is Barcelona, Spain. He came into the world on February 2nd, 1987. His father’s name is Joan Pique. He is a businessman. His mother’s name is Montserrat Bernabeu. She works as a director of the present hospital specializing in spinal injuries in Barcelona. Gerard grew up with his brother.
Gerard started playing football at a young age and joined the “FC Barcelona Academy” when he was only ten years old. Gerard was also part of the youngest team of the club called Alevin B. He started as the young defender of the group. Gerard grew up as a sportsperson in the academy with the respective age.
He was very much passionate and determined his game from a young age. This determination helped him won several awards. He used to play in several positions with much smoothness and ease. Gerard is famous for scoring goals being in the defensive position. He left the academy in the season 2003-2004.
There are no precise details about his educational background available.
Gerard Pique played his debut match for “Manchester United.” It was during a game in the “Carling Cup” in October 2004. He played from the centre-back position. The team succeeded in winning the match, where he was a replacement for John O’Shea in the game.
Likewise, he was part of the team again in March 2006. It was his debut match in the “Premier League” in the right-back position. The game was against West Ham United. He played as a substitute for Gary Neville.
Gerard even got the opportunity to play along with Argentine Gabriel Milito. When Manchester United loaned him to Real Zaragoza during the “La Liga” of 2006-2007 season. Gerard Pique played in the position of holding midfielder and stopper. Gerard was part of a total of 22 matches during the season.
Moreover, Gerard Pique became part of the Manchester United for the “Champions League” during the 2007-2008 season. The first match of the season was against “Dynamo Kyiv” on November 7, 2007, where he scored his first of the game’s four goals. Gerard scored his second goal against “Roma” on December 12, 2007.
Then, Gerard joined the team Barcelona in May 2008. It was a four-year contract. There was a buy-out clause of €5 million. He scored three goals in the season with 45 appearances. Gerard became the best choice for the position of centre-back.
Likewise, he represented Barcelona in the “FIFA Club World Cup” in 2009. The team won the tournament against the Argentine club Estudiantes. The match ended with a 2-1 score. Gerard Pique was also a member of Spain’s national football team in 2009, and the team won the friendly game against Turkey for the “World Cup Qualifier” in 2010. Gerard scored the only goal in the match that made the team win the title.
Gerard Pique represented Spain in the finals of the “World Cup” from centre-back in 2010. Spain won the match in South Africa against Netherland with a score of 1-0. He also participated in the “Champions League” representing Barcelona in 2011. The team won the title and lifted the “European Cup” against Manchester United in the finale with 3-1.
Moreover, Gerard was also part of the “UEFA Euro 2012” campaign. He represented the national team of Spain. Gerard was part of the 39 official matches during the 2013- 2014 season. He scored four goals in the season. Gerard Pique was part of the 43 games during the 2014-2015 season. He has freshly prolonged his contract with the Barcelona football club for four years contract on a buy-out clause of 500 million.
Relationship, Personal Life
Gerard met singer Shakira during the shoot of the music video “Waka Waka.”They started dating in 2011. They have two sons Sasha and Milan.
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Gerard is quite an active guy on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “3gerardpique” on Instagram with 18.4M followers and “Gerard Pique” on Twitter with 19.8M followers. His Facebook page, “Gerard Pique,” has 18M followers.
What is Gerard Pique’s Net worth?
Gerard Pique is a part of the sports for more than fifteen years. He has played in many prestigious matches. According to sportmob.com, he has an approximate net worth of $40 million.
Height, Weight, and Age
The full name of Gerard is Gerard Pique Bernabeu. The nationality of Gerard is Spanish. He belongs to the Catalan ethnicity. Gerard has an attractive height of 6 feet 4 inches with a complimentary weight of 85 kgs.