Gerard Piqué

Born: February 2, 1987 (age 26), Barcelona, Spain
Height: 6' 4" (1.92 m)
Partner: Shakira (2011–)
Salary: 3.96 million EUR (2012)
Teams: FC Barcelona (#3 / Defender), Spain national football team (Defender)
Parents: Joan Piqué, Montserrat Bernabeu

Gerard Piqué i Bernabeu  born 2 February 1987) is a Spanish footballer who plays as a central defender for FC Barcelona.

A product of Barça's cantera, he initially left the club for Manchester United in 2004, where he remained for four years, before returning to Barça under Pep Guardiola's leadership, helping the club become the first ever to complete a Sextuple. Piqué is one of 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.

Piqué has also represented Spain, making his debut on 11 February 2009. He played an integral role in the Spain team that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.

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