Gerard Piqué is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a center-back for LaLiga 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 Manchester United 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.
He is one of only four players to have won the UEFA Champions League two years in a row with different teams, the others being Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa, and Samuel Eto’o.
Gerard Piqué Parents: Meet Montserrat Bemabeu, Joan Pique
Who are Gerard Piqué’s mother and father? Where are Gerard Piqué’s parents now?
Gerard Piqué was born on February 2, 1987, in Barcelona, Spain, the son of Montserrat Bemabeu and Joan Pique.
Piqué was raised in a Catalan family. His father, Joan, is a businessman, and his mother, Montserrat, is the director of a spinal injuries hospital in Barcelona.
His grandfather, Amador Bernabeu, is a former vice-president of Barcelona.
During the 2017 Catalan independence referendum, he was seen by many as one of the public faces of the pro-independence side of the argument, voting and tweeting his support in Catalan.