Born Jan 25, 1980
Age 35
Hometown Terrassa
Team Barcelona + Spain...
Position Midfielder
Other Names Xavier Hern%C3%A1...

Xavier "Xavi" Hernández i Creus, is a Spanish footballer who plays as a central midfielder for La Liga club FC Barcelona, and the Spanish national team. Xavi came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy, at the age of 11. He made his first-team debut in 18 August 1998. Since then he has played 680 matches, scored 77 goals and made more than 160 assists for above 50 players.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on January 25, 1980.


His progression through the teams earned him a first team substitute appearance in a friendly match against Southampton on 12 May 1998 and he made his competitive debut on 18 August 1998 in the Super Cup final, in which he scored against RCD Mallorca.
1999 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He also was named 1999 La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year.


2002 22 Years Old On 16 March 2002, Xavi scored his first goal in El Clasico.
2004 24 Years Old He was named the vice-captain in the 2004–05 season and helping the Catalans to win Spanish League and Spanish Supercup.
2005 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Xavi was named La Liga Spanish Player of the Year in 2005.
He was a main part of Barcelona's treble and scored the 4th goal in the 4–1 win in the Copa del Rey 2008–09 final against Athletic Bilbao, with a free kick. … Read More
Finally, Xavi helped Barcelona win the 2009 Champions League Final versus Manchester United, which ended 2–0, assisting the second goal by passing the ball to Lionel Messi's header after 69 minutes.


On 3 June 2010, the Madrid-based newspaper Marca awarded Xavi third place in the annual Trofeo Alfredo di Stéfano award for the best player in La Liga, behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
2011 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 January 2011, in a league match against Levante UD, Xavi made his 549th appearance for the club in all competitions, matching the record held by Migueli. … Read More
2012 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Xavi played for Spain at Euro 2012, which Spain won by defeating Italy in the final. … Read More
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