Born in the year 1987 on 2nd February to father Joan Pique and mother Montserrat Bernabeu in Barcelona which is situated in Spain, Gerard Pique Bernabeu spent most of the early days of his life in Spain. He has one sibling that is a brother named Marc Pique. He is a Roman Catholic by religion and belongs to the White Spanish ethnicity.
There is no detail available about his education and the name of his elementary school is not disclosed. The high school he enrolled in and the college he graduated from is also not disclosed. He was interested in playing football from a very young age, but it is not known how he got interested in this sport and what inspired him to choose it as his professional career.
He began his professional football career by being a part of the youth team of Barcelona. Later, he joined the club Manchester United and his first match with the team was in 2004 during the League Cup. He played for the club for four years, but eventually left it in favor of re-joining Barcelona in the year 2008. He started with a good performance with Barcelona and scored his first goal in 2008 during the Champions’ League group stage. His goal at a crucial time led his team to win the match against Espanyol in 2009.
He also played a crucial role in winning the match against Real Madrid during the El Clasico in 2009. His team also emerged victorious in the Champions League in the year 2009 and won the final match against Manchester United. He was also a crucial member of the FIFA Club World Cup in 2009 which Barcelona eventually won beating the Estudiantes club. Barcelona also went on to win the European Cup in the year 2011 and the final match was against Manchester United. His performance and form remained excellent during his time at Barcelona and he played a crucial role in almost every match which his team won. He is now bound to be the part of Barcelona team till 2019 owing to a contract.
Talking about his international career, he started by being a part of the under-19 team of Spain. In 2006, he led his team to emerge victorious in the European Championship. He was also a part of the FIFA World Cup team in the year 2007 in which his team reached the quarter-finals. He continued his career by joining the senior team in Spain. In the year 2010, he scored the winning goal for his team during the World Cup of 2010. He is a very skilled player and his speed is very good as well.
Talking about the personal aspect of his life, he was dating the popular singer Shakira in the year 2010. Gerard and his partner are proud parents of two Children. Their first daughter named Milan Pique Mebarak in 2013. Being a popular professional football player, his biography is available for all major sites and he is known to have a high salary with a net worth of $30 million.
|2 Feb, 1987
|Association football player
|Colegio La Salle Bonanova
|Spanish association football player
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