Gerard Piqué was born on February 2, 1987, and he can be described as a Spanish former professional footballer. He played in the centre-back position and without a doubt, he is one of the best and greatest defenders in the world.
Gerard Piqué was a talented student-athlete at Barcelona’s La Masia academy and started his professional football career in 2004 with Manchester United. In 2008, he moved to Barcelona and while with Barcelona, he helped the team to win trebles in the 2008–09 and 2014–15 football seasons.
He played about 616 competitive matches for Barcelona and won 31 major club titles. The 31 major club titles also include nine La Liga trophies and three UEFA Champions League titles. Gerard Piqué is just one of the four players to have won the Champions League two years in a row with different teams.
The others are Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa and Samuel Eto’o. Gerard Piqué represented Spain and played for the senior national team 102 times after his debut on February 11, 2009. He also helped the Spanish national team to win the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 and retired after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Gerard Piqué Fiancee
The parents of Gerard Piqué are Joan, a businessman and Montserrat, the director of a spinal injuries hospital in Barcelona. Gerard Piqué has a younger brother called Marc. His grandfather, Amador Bernabeu, is a former vice-president of FC Barcelona.
Gerard Piqué dated Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira between 2011 and 2022 and they share the the same birthday, ten years apart. They have two sons: Milan (born on January 22, 2013) and Sasha (born on January 29, 2015).
They are no longer together. Gerard Piqué has been dating Clara Chía Martí since 2021. Clara Chía Martí was born in 1999 and she is a Spanish model. She is also a Public Relations student from Barcelona, Spain. She used to be a waitress and played sports such as Badminton, and was involved in swimming and cycling.
Some of his achievements over the years include La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2008–09, La Liga Best Defender: 2009–10, La Liga Team of the Season: 2014–15, 2015–16, UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2014–15, UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2016–17 and UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament: 2012
Others are UEFA Team of the Year: (2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016), FIFA FIFPro World11:(2010, 2011, 2012, 2016), FIFA FIFPro World11 2nd Team: 2013, 2015, 2017, FIFA FIFPro World Nominee: 2019 (9th defender), ESM Team of the Year: 2010–11, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, Footballer of the Year in Catalonia: 2019 and Globe Soccer Awards – Player Career Award: 2020