Gerard Piqué

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Gerard Piqué Bernabeu (Catalan: [ʒəˈɾaɾt piˈke βəɾnəˈβew], Spanish: [ɟʝeˈɾaɾ piˈke βeɾnaˈβew]; born 2 February 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for La Liga club Barcelona. He is considered one of the best defenders of his generation.Originally one of the most promising students at La Masia, Piqué joined the Manchester United academy in 2004. He returned to Barcelona in 2008 under Pep Guardiola's leadership and helped the club win trebles in 2008–09 and 2014–15. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerard Piqué has received more than 12,961,574 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Gerard Piqué is the 678th most popular soccer player (down from 276th in 2019), the 728th most popular biography from Spain (down from 446th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gerard Piqué ranks 678 out of 16,923Before him are Minako Takashima, Santiago Cañizares, Yaya Touré, Bernard Voorhoof, José Della Torre, and Teizo Takeuchi. After him are Mario Gómez, Antonio de la Cruz, Hidemaro Watanabe, Fernando Morientes, Bodo Illgner, and Alfredo Foni.

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Among people born in 1987, Gerard Piqué ranks 11Before him are Edinson Cavani, Sebastian Vettel, Maria Sharapova, Gonzalo Higuaín, Zac Efron, and Arturo Vidal. After him are Blake Lively, Cesc Fàbregas, Tom Felton, Lee Min-ho, Arda Turan, and Sami Khedira.

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Among people born in Spain, Gerard Piqué ranks 728 out of 2,595Before him are Luisa de Guzmán (1613), Raphael (1943), Ramón Serrano Suñer (1901), Vicente Aranda (1926), Fray Tomás de Berlanga (1487), and Turibius of Mogrovejo (1538). After him are Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Pedro Arias Dávila (1443), Lina Romay (1954), Inés Suárez (1507), Fernando Morientes (1976), and Daniel Brühl (1978).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Gerard Piqué ranks 44Before him are Manuel Sanchís Martínez (1938), Pirri (1945), Luis Molowny (1925), Goyo Benito (1946), José Ángel Iribar (1943), and Santiago Cañizares (1969). After him are Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Fernando Morientes (1976), Julio Salinas (1962), Adelardo Rodríguez (1939), Jesús María Pereda (1938), and Cesc Fàbregas (1987).

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