Gerard Piqué is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Barcelona and the Spain national team.
Piqué has also represented Spain, making his debut on 11 February 2009. He played an integral role in the Spain team that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.
Gerard Pique’s Net Worth 2018: $55 Million
Pique makes a whopping $55 million as of 2018.
Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Piqué started his career in FC Barcelona’s youth teams as a defensive midfielder, but before he signed his first professional contract with the club, he decided to join Manchester United.
Now, Pique is a member of Barcelona. On 18 January 2018, Piqué extended his contract with Barcelona again, this time until 2022.
Pique represents the Spanish national soccer team in the 2018 Russia World Cup.
Piqué made his debut for Manchester United in October 2004, as a late replacement for John O’Shea in a 3–0 League Cup victory at Crewe Alexandra as a center back. He made his full debut on 29 March 2006 against West Ham United, in a Premier League match at Old Trafford, playing at right back, as Gary Neville was unavailable through injury.
On 5 May 2007, it was announced that Piqué would be staying at Old Trafford for the following season. Piqué’s return to Old Trafford saw him make nine league appearances during the 2007–08 season. He scored on his first start in the UEFA Champions League, a 4–0 home win against Dynamo Kyiv on 7 November 2007, as Piqué scored the first of Manchester United’s four goals in that match. In doing so, he became the 450th player to score at least one goal for the club. His second goal for the club also came in the Champions League, in an away match to Roma on 12 December 2007.
On 27 May 2008, Piqué signed a four-year contract with Barcelona, with a €5 million buy-out clause. Barcelona paid a £5 million fee for the player. He expressed his joy at re-signing with his boyhood club, although he admitted he had enjoyed his spell at Manchester United.
On 13 May 2009, he picked up the first trophy of his Barcelona career as he helped his club to a 4–1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey Final. Three days later, Barcelona clinched the league title after Real Madrid lost 3–2 to Villarreal, with two games left in the season.
On 27 May 2009, Piqué played against his former club Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League Final, which Barcelona won 2–0, completing a historic treble.
On 26 February 2010, Piqué signed a contract extension to keep him at Barcelona until at least summer 2015. On 28 April 2010, Piqué scored in Barcelona’s Champions League semi-final second leg against Internazionale, though his side went out 3–2 on aggregate. On 28 May 2011, Piqué played in his second Champions League Final. Barça defeated Manchester United 3–1 at Wembley Stadium to lift the European Cup for the second time in three seasons.
On 20 May 2014, Piqué signed a contract extension with Barcelona, keeping him at the club until 2019.
On 6 June 2015, Piqué started for Barça in the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, as the club won its fifth European Cup by beating Juventus at Berlin’s Olympiastadion. This made Barcelona the first club in history to win the treble of domestic league, domestic cup, and European Cup twice. On 18 January 2018, Piqué extended his contract again, this time until 2022.