Xavi Biography, Facts & Life Story

Written by Editorial Staff

Age 42 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth January 25, 1980


Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 7 Inches (1.7m)
Weight 68 Kg (150 lbs)
Waist 30 inches
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Known For Soccer Player
Nickname Xavi, The Puppet Master, La computadora
Full Name Xavier Hernández Creus
Profession Professional Soccer Player
Nationality Spain
Birthplace Terrassa, Spain
Religion Islam
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Xavier Hernandez Creus is popularly known as Xavi, is a Spanish professional football manager. He was born on 25th January 1980.

He is also known as the manager of LA Liga Club Barcelona. He is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time. He is also known for his passing, ball retention, positioning, and vision.

Career

In August 1998, Xavi made his first-team debut against Mallorca after joining La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy, at age 11.

A former club record, he played 767 official matches and scored 85 goals, a record that Lionel Messi now holds.

Xavi is the first player in the history of the club to play 150 European and FIFA Club World Cup matches. Xavi won eight La Liga titles and four Champions League titles with Barcelona.

In 2009, Xavi emerged as third in the FIFA World Player of the Year, followed by third place for its successor award, the FIFA Ballon d’Or, in 2010 and 2011.

In 2011, Xavi emerged as a runner-up to Messi for the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. He then departed Barcelona for AI Sadd in 2015 where he was awarded the four trophies before his retirement in 2019.

Additionally, Xavi is one of the few recorded players who have made more than 1000 professional career appearances.

Achievements

Among many career achievements, the player Xavi was awarded the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1999. He also won the Olympic Silver Medal at the 2000 Olympics.

Xavi Education

College N/A

Xavi Career

Profession: Professional Soccer Player

Known For: Soccer Player

Debut:

  • Club Career- 1998, International Career – 2000

Salary: 10 million EUR

Net Worth: $40 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Joaquim Hernández

Mother: Maria Mercè Creus

Brother(s):
Dianalaura Hernández, Benny Hernández, Alex Hernandez, Oscar Hernandez

Sister(s):
Ariadna Hernández

Marital Status: Married

Wife:
Núria Cunillera

Daughter(s): Asia Hernández Cunillera

Xavi Favorites

Hobbies: Traveling

Favorite Actor: Lionel Messi

Favorite Color: Blue


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