Xavier Hernández Creus ( Catalan: [ˈʃaβi əɾˈnandəs ˈkɾɛws], Spanish: [ˈtʃaβi eɾˈnandeθ ˈkɾews]; born 25 January 1980), known as Xavi, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd.
Xavi, byname of Xavier Hernández Creus, (born January 25, 1980, Terrassa, Spain), Spanish football (soccer) player who was widely regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world in the early 21st century. At age 11 Xavi joined the youth squad of FC Barcelona, a first-division football club near his hometown. He advanced through the club’s various junior ranks before making his first-team debut in 1998.
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A few days later, Xavi headed off to Qatar and semi-retirement, aged 35. His European career was over after exactly 900 senior games: 133 for Spain and 767 for Barcelona. No one has played more times for the Catalan club; no outfield player has played more times for Spain. No one has won more, either.
Xavi debuted on August 18th, 1998. Throughout his career in the Barcelona team, he played 767 matches and scored 85 goals. This is an incredibly high number for a midfielder with his characteristics. Much of this was due to Xavi’s sublime way of shooting free kicks.
Xavi Hernandez is one of the world’s best-known soccer stars. His career is studded with silverware, including 8 domestic league wins and 4 Champions League wins with Barcelona FC, and one World Cup title and two European Cup titles with the Spanish National team.
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Xavier “Xavi” Hernández Creus is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Qatari club Al Sadd SC. He became teammates with Lionel Messi on Barcelona in 2004. Personal : Xavi was born in the Year of the Monkey, and his birth sign is Aquarius.
Barcelona youngster Gavi has been a shining light for club and country in recent weeks. The Spaniard's brilliant performances have caught the eye of former Blaugrana midfielder Xavi Hernandez, who ...
For this reason, Xavi also began to be a key and very decisive player in the Spanish team. With the Red, Xavi played 133 games in which he scored 12 goals, won 100, drew 22 and lost 11. In its great record, we can find two European Cups, one World Cup, four Champions League, eight Spanish Leagues, three King’s Cup, eight Spanish Super Cups, two Club World Cups, two European Super Cups and one U20 World Cup.