Gerard Pique

Gerard pique Bernabeu Biography

Full Name Gerard Pique
Age 37 Years old.
Birth Name Gerard Pique
Birth Date 1987-02-02
Gender Male

Gerard Pique Bernabeu, one of the popular professional football players who is professionally known as "Gerard Pique" is a Spanish professional footballer. He currently plays for La Liga club Barcelona as a center-back. At the international level, he represents the  Spanish national team and was part of the Spanish squads that won the 2010 world cup and UEFA Euro 2012. He retired from the national team after the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

Pique started his football career at La Masia (Barcelona's youth Academy) in 1997. In 2004 aged 17, he joined the Manchester United academy. He returned to Barcelona in 2008 under Pep Guardiola's leadership and helped the club win trebles in 2008–09 and 2014–15. He is one of only four players to have won the UEFA Champions League two years in a row with different teams. 

When was Gerard Pique born?

Gerard Pique was born on 2nd February 1987 in Barcelona, Spain. His birth name is Gerard Piqué Bernabeu. He holds a Spanish nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Aquarius. He is a follower of Christianity.

Pique was born into a well-to-do family. His father Joan Piqué is a businessman while his mother  Montserrat Bernabeu is the director of a prestigious spinal injuries hospital in Barcelona. He has a younger brother, Marc Piqué who is the biggest fan of Pique himself. 

As for education, Pique attended a private school in Barcelona. After high school, he began his football career. Later, he attended the Harvard business school in the US from where he completed his MBA degree. 

Who is Gerard Pique married to?

While never married, Gerard Pique was in a relationship with Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira from 2011 until 2022.  They met when he appeared in the music video for her single "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and started dating in 2011. Together they have two children: both are sons named Milan Piqué Mebarak and Sasha Piqué Mebarak.

However, On 5th June 2022, the couple confirmed in a joint statement that they are separating. After 11 years together it seems that the relationship between Pique and the Queen of Latin Music has came to end. Reports out of Spain have indicated that Piqué was living a party lifestyle and was having an affair with another woman.

All that is known at the moment is that the woman is being reported as a “20-year-old blonde who is studying and working as a promotions model”. There is widespread reporting that the Barcelona legend has been going out a lot with Riqui Puig and they have been seen in the company of “a lot of women”.

How tall is Gerard Pique?

Gerard Pique is 6 ft 4 inches tall and his body weight is 86 Kg. He has an Athletic build body which measures 45-33-14 inches. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short hairstyle that is blonde in color. He has a pair of sparkling blue eyes. 

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Barcelona FC training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos on his body parts. 

Gerard Pique Football Career

  • Pique began his career in FC Barcelona's youth teams as a defensive midfielder in 1997. 
  • In 2004, he joined the youth academy of Manchester United FC. 
  • He made his debut for Manchester United in October 2004, as a center-back. 
  • He made his full debut in January 2005 in a 0–0 FA Cup draw with Exeter City.
  • Pique made his Premier League debut on 15 October 2005. 
  • On 27th May 2008, Piqué signed a four-year contract with Barcelona. 
  • On 26th November 2008, Piqué's scored his first goal for Barcelona in the 2008–09 UEFA Champions League group stage win against Sporting CP. 
  • On 7th December 2010, Piqué captained his first match for Barcelona.
  • On 20th May 2014, Piqué signed a contract extension with Barcelona, keeping him at the club until 2019. 
  • On 6th June 2015, Piqué started for Barça in the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final. 
  • On 18th January 2018, Piqué extended his contract again, this time until 2022. 
  • On 17th April 2021, with Barca, he won the 2021 Copa del Rey Final against Athletic Bilbao. 
  • His team finished second in the 2021-22 season of Laliga. 

What is the net worth of Gerard Pique?

As of June 2022, the net worth of Gerard Pique is estimated to be €25 million. His current market value is $80 million. In October 2020, the center-back signed a contract with Barcelona FC that nets him a whopping salary of 10 million euros annually. Apart from his football contract and salary, he also makes millions from his investments in different sectors including Kosmos Holding and the fantasy football game "Sorare". He also makes extra income through his endorsement deals with several multiple brands including Nike, and EA Sports.