Xavi Hernandez Full Biography, Records & Achievements, Age Family, & More

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Xavi Hernandez Full Biography – Records

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    All About Xavi Hernandez

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Xavi Hernandez is a Spanish international footballer. He is currently playing for Qatari club Al Sadd. He is best known for his stint with FC Barcelona. Xavi was also the member of The Spanish team that won the Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012 back to back. He has also won 4 Champions League and 8 La Liga titles with FC Barcelona. He plays as a central midfielder.Xavi was born in Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia. He was born on January 25, 1980. He is a product of FC Barcelona’s academy La Masia. His father, Joaquim, was a former player. He came up through the ranks to start for FC Barcelona.Xavi made his competitive debut for FC Barcelona on 18 August 1998. With the club he has won numerous honors. He has always been providing with crucial passes and setting up the play. He spent 17 years with the club. He won 8 La Liga titles, 4 Champions League, 3 Copa Del Rey. He along with Iniesta and Xavi Alonso made up the greatest midfield of the modern generation. He won two Euro Cups and a FIFA World Cup with Spain. He is regarded as one of the greatest players Spain has ever produced. On 21 May 2015, Xavi announced that he would join Qatari club Al Sadd at the end of the season. He made his debut for Al-Sadd in a 4–0 win over Mesaimeer on 13 September 2015, assisting in the team’s first goal. He has a total of 90 goals from 833 matches.

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Basic Detail About Footballer Star – Xavi Hernandez-

            NAME       

        Xavier Hernández Creus
         DATE OF BIRTH                

            December 10, 1987

             AGE                          31
       PLACE OF BIRTH                Argentine, French
           HEIGHT 

                     1.78 m

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     PLAYING POSITION                   

                  Central midfielder
     JERSEY NUMBER                         06
     CURRENT CLUB
             

                Al Sadd SC
      NATIONALITY 

                Argentine/French

  NET WORTH SALARY                 

             

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             $40 million USD
           WEIGHT                         81.5KG

 


 Family & Personal Life – 

Father’s name: Joaquim Hernandez

Mother’s Name: Maria Merce

Hernandez is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Nuria Cunillera in July 2013. The nuptials took place at the Marimurta Botanical Garden in Branes, Spain with views of the Costa Brava in front of about 200 guests including most of his soccer team.The couple is living a wonderful married life since the day they wedded. They welcomed a daughter Asia Hernandez Cunillera on 3rd January 2016.

 

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Xavi Hernandez Earlier Life – 

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Xavier Hernández Creus was born on January 25, 1980, in Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia. His father, Joaquim, is a former professional footballer who played for Sabadell in the first division.He joined Barcelona’s La Masia academy at the age of eleven and rose through the ranks quickly to secure a spot in Josep Maria Gonzalvo’s Barcelona B team which won promotion to the second division.As a child, he was inspired by Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, as well as English midfielders Paul Scholes, John Barnes, Paul Gascoigne and Matt Le Tissier.

 

 

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Xavi Hernandez Career –

Xavi made his first-team appearance in a match against Lleida on May 5, 1998, and scored his first goal three months later in the Super Cup final against Mallorca.He made his first appearance in La Liga on October 3, 1998, in a game against Valencia, and was named 1999 La Liga ‘Breakthrough Player of the Year’ after winning the Spanish league.He became the key playmaker for the team during the next season, and scored 7 goals, including 20 assists, in the next two seasons.He was the vice-captain of the team during the 2004-05 season, in which Barcelona won La Liga and Supercopa de España, and was named the ‘La Liga Spanish Player of the Year’ in 2005.He sustained a leg injury in the following season and had to rest for four months before returning to witness his club’s 2006 UEFA Champions League win. Barcelona also won La Liga and the Supercopa de España again that season.During the 2008-09 season, he considered a transfer to Bayern Munich, but was convinced by coach Pep Guardiola to stay at Barcelona. He ended the season with 29 assists, including 20 in La Liga, becoming the highest assisting player.He scored a goal in their 4-1 win against Athletic Bilbao in the 2009 Copa del Rey final and assisted in Lionel Messi’s header in their 2009 Champions League final win against Manchester United. His contributions won him the ‘UEFA Champions League best midfielder’ honor.In the 2009-10 season, he became the highest assisting player once again and helped Barcelona win the La Liga title. He came third in the 2010 FIFA Ballon d’Or behind Barcelona teammates Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta.

 

 

 

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NET WORTH

Xavi Hernandez is a Spanish professional footballer (soccer player) who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. Xavi Hernandez was born in Terrassa, Spain, and grew up playing football within the famed La Masia youth system. He played very well as young player, and rose through the ranks quickly. He made his competitive debut in the Super Cup final in 1998, scoring one goal. A few months later, he made his La Liga debut. He began playing for Barcelona in 1998, and quickly became one of the backbones of the team. He was named Player of the Year by multiple publications and organizations in the late 90s, and he was chosen to serve as team vice captain in 2004. He considered leaving Barcelona at one point, but was convinced to stay. His contract runs through 2014. He also plays for the Spanish national team, and holds the distinction of being the most successful Spanish player in history due to the number of international tournaments he has won while playing for Spain.

 

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Awards and Achievements

xavi after won awards

Barcelona

La Liga (4)1998-99, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09

Copa del Rey (1) 2008-09                                                                        UEFA Champions League (2) 2005-06, 2008-09                                      Supercopa de Espana (3) 2005, 2006, 2009

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UEFA Super Cup (1) 2009

Spain U20

FIFA U-20 World Cup 1999

Spain U23

Olympic Games: 2000 Silver Medal      

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Spain

UEFA European Football Championship: 2008

Individual

Don Balon Award for Breakthrough Player of the Year : 1999

Don Balón Award for Spanish Player of the Year in La Liga: 2005

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Euro 2008 Player of the Tournament

FIFPro World XI : 2007-08

IFFHS World’s best playmaker: 2008

UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2009

FIFA.com Team of the Year: 2008

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UEFA Champions League 2008-09 Top assister

UEFA Club Best Midfielder: 2008-09

LFP Best Midfielder 2008-09

 

 

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