Gerard Piqué Biography
Gerard Piqué Bernabeu was born on 2 February 1987, in Barcelona, Spain, into a Catalan family, and is a Spanish professional football player who currently plays in the center-back position for FC Barcelona.
How rich is Gerard Piqué? According to sources, Gerard Piqué’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. Gerard Piqué’s remarkable career as a football player for some of the most famous football clubs has significantly contributed to his net worth. ,
Gerard Piqué Net Worth $30 Million
Piqué began his career as a defensive midfielder in various FC Barcelona’s youth camps and was a member of Spain’s national under-19 football team.In 2006, Piqué with his team won the U-19 European Championship in Poland. Gerard Piqué’s strong performance in the championship provided him with an opportunity to participate in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, where he was in the starting team during all of the six matches. Even though Spain was eliminated in the quarter-finals, the World Cup tournament was Piqué’s first major step to becoming a great football player. Gerard Piqué’s professional football career started in 2004 when he joined Manchester United club and made his full debut in 2006 by playing against West Ham United. Piqué’s impressive performance on the field earned him a four year contract, yet he was soon put on a one-year contract with Real Zaragoza.
In 2007, Piqué announced his stay with Manchester United, for which club he played during the 2007-08 season. A year later, Gerard Piqué signed a 5 million euro contract with Barcelona, a football club that paid a fee of 5 million pounds for Piqué. This contract undoubtedly had a large impact on Gerard Piqué’s career, as well as his net worth. A year later Piqué won his first trophy with Barcelona in the Copa del Rey Final and several days later his team was declared champions after the loss of Real Madrid. Some of Gerard Piqué’s most notable moments with Barcelona include a 2009 match against Estudiantes, which resulted in Barcelona’s victory in the FIFA World Club Cup Final, as well as the 2011 Champions League Final where Barcelona was victorious again, this time against Piqué’s former club Manchester United. The victory secured Barcelona the European Champion Clubs’ Cup for the second time in only three seasons.
In 2011 Gerard Piqué signed an extended contract with Barcelona until 2015, then re-signed in 2014; Piqué’s current contract with Barcelona will hold him in the club until 2019. A remarkable football player, Gerard Piqué is also a four time Supercopa de España (Supercup of Spain) winner, two-time FIFA World Club Cup winner and a one-time UEFA Super Cup winner. Piqué’s personal achievements include La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year award, as well as La Liga Best Defender award that he received in 2010. As of 2015, Pique has made almost 400 appearances in club games, and over 70 for the Spanish national team.
In hie personal life, Gerard Piqué has been in a relationship with the Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira since 2010, and with whom he has a son. Piqué has even appeared in the music video for one of Shakira’s songs “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa).