Gerard Piqué was born on February 2, 1987 and he is a  professional footballer for FC Barcelona. He was born in Barcelona, ​​Spain. 

Personal data of Gerard Pique

Date of birth: February 2, 1987

Place of birth: Barcelona, ​​Catalonia, Spain

Birth name: Gerard Piqué Bernabéu

Nicknames: Príncipe Piqué, Piquenbauer, Geri

Zodiac sign: Aquarius

Occupation: Footballer (Soccer Player)

Spanish nationality

Race/Ethnicity: White (Catalan)

Religion: Roman Catholic

Hair color: light brown

Eye color: Blue

Sexual orientation: heterosexual

Gerard Pique Biography

Since he was born he has enjoyed a life full of privileges and comforts. His grandfather, Amador Bernabéu, was vice president of FC Barcelona, ​​for this reason Piqué is a member of the culé club. 


His father is Joan Piqué, a lawyer, and his mother, Montserrat Bernabéu, head of the Brain Injury Unit at the Guttman Institute Hospital. 

He was little he had a very serious accident that put his life at risk, he fell from the terrace of his house while playing with his brother, he was in a coma for two days.

One of the most curious facts that fans of Shakira’s ex have always wanted to know is her height. According to information generated by the internet, the Barcelona defender is 1.94 meters tall.

Gerard Pique Body Statistics

Weight in pounds: 187 pounds

Weight in kilograms: 85 kg

Height in feet: 6′ 4½”

Height in meters: 1.94 m

Body Build/Type: Athletic

Chest: 43 inches (109 cm)

Arms: 14.5 inches (37 cm)

Waist: 33 inches (84 cm)

Shoe Size: 12 (US)

Gerard Pique Career

After his recovery, he began to show great talent for football, he used to accompany his grandfather to the Camp Nou stadium. 


Due to fate, he became a loyal fan of Barcelona and dreamed of playing there one day. At the age of ten, he began to realize his dream when his parents supported him to train in the lower categories of FC Barcelona, ​​joining Alevín B.

From that moment on, he knew that his position would be defense and he played in that position in the lower categories. of the Blaugrana club, although this does not mean that his ability to score goals was scarce.

However, in 2004 he signed his first professional contract with Manchester United, the team where he trained as a professional player. 

He debuted with the English club’s first team against Crewe Alexandra. Thanks to his good performance, the following year the boards decided to extend his contract with the Reds. 

Two years later, Real Zaragoza and his team agreed to loan the player for one season. The Catalan player played as a central defender and defensive midfielder. In 22 league games he scored two goals. The team managed to qualify for the UEFA Cup by finishing sixth in the Spanish First Division.

After fulfilling his goal in the team, he returned to Manchester, receiving many accolades for his great season in Spain. Against Dinamo he scored his first Champions League goal in early November 2007. 

Gerard Piqué was one of the best players of that season, along with Cristiano Ronaldo , in both the Premier League and Champions League, beating Chelsea FC in the penalties. 


He fulfilled the dream of most players to be part of FC Barcelona in 2008 when the team signed Piqué for five million euros, for four seasons and a clause of 50 million euros. 

Quickly, he showed all his talent and brought a lot to the team. In his first season he was one of the undisputed players for his coach, Pep Guardiola.

He showed great quality in playing, he gave the team security when he came out playing with the ball for a large part of the middle of the field and generated important scoring options. 

They achieved something very important and historic: get 50 points in the first round, never seen before in the history of La Liga. In May 2009, he participated in the historic 2-6 win in the classic against Real Madrid CF, he was responsible for the sixth goal. 

He got his first Copa del Rey against Athletic Club de Bilbao by 1-4 in the final. Piqué was in the best moment, and he confirmed it when he was proclaimed champion of the First Division for the first time.

Later, he won the Champions League against his former Manchester United teammates 2-0 at the Olympic Stadium in Rome. After a spectacular year, the Blaugranas came to win all the official competitions, getting the sextet. 

In 2010, the team renewed his contract until 2015, raising his termination clause to 200 million euros. That year Gerard  won his second Spanish League, a title he would win the following season along with his second Champions League. 


In the 2011 campaign he won the Spanish Super Cup and also the FIFA Club World Cup and the Copa del Rey. Once again his contract was renewed until 2019. In the 2014/15 season, Gerard Piqué won the triple crown: he won the Liga BBVA, the Copa del Rey, against Athletic Club de Bilbao, and the Champions League, against Juventus de Turín. by 3-1.

Piqué is one of the best players in the world, and has been placed alongside important players such as Leo Messi , Andrés Iniesta and Xavi Hernández among others. 

He was called up for the first time by Vicente del Bosque in 2009, to play for his country’s national team on February 11, 2009, against England. he scored his first goal in qualifying for the 2010 World Cup against Turkey. 

They were champions of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, against the Netherlands by one to zero. The Catalan player played every minute. His work was very important, which is why he was included in the ideal eleven of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

In 2012, the center-back won the 2012 European Championship by beating Italy 4-0, forming a defensive pairing with Sergio Ramos. Again Piqué was included in the ideal eleven of the championship. 

In the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Gerard and the Spanish team did not enjoy good luck and were surprisingly eliminated in the first phase of the tournament.


Gerard Pique Prizes
Gerard Piqué with the Euro 2012 trophy on 1st July 2012.

National selection


  • World Cup ( 1 )
    • Winner  : 2010
  • European Championship ( 1 )
    • Winner  : 2012
  • Confederations Cup
    • Finalist  : 2013
    • Third  : 2009
  • European Under-19 Championship ( 1 )
    • Winner  : 2006
  • European Under-17 Championship
    • Finalist  : 2004

He has had several problems due to his political support for the consultation on the independence of Catalonia, this caused some problems when he played for the Spanish team. 

He is a private person and prefers to be away from the cameras. He has been the official image of the Mango clothing brand, and was part of the Talita Foundation and UNICEF.


He very much enjoys attending concerts by Lady Gaga , U2 , Edward Maya and Rihanna. Recently, rumors arose about a possible infidelity of Piqué but everything was cleared up.

Gerard Pique Net Worth

To be a professional footballer for Barcelona has many opportunities and advantages and he is also an investor who was sharing in a company that produces meat. 

He was also invested in stocks of the Kypers brand eyewear manufacturer. He also shares an interest in computer games andhe has founded the Kerad Games Company. He was also sponsored by Coca-Cola and Nike. 

Over the years, he have a net worth of $40 million and with the defender’s career set to stretch to at least 35, he’s bound to earn a lot more.

Gerard Pique Private Life

He met Shakira during the filming of the ‘Waka Waka’ music video. This was the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Shakira managed to attend all the matches in Spain and there were suspicions that they were together. 

During that time, Shakira was dating Antonio de la Rúa, son of the former president of Argentina. But after 11 years of being together, Shakira announced her separation through Twitter. 

In March 2011, Shakira and him began publicly dating.


Now, the couple has 2 children, Sasha and Milan and they still live together. Him in an interview also confirmed rumors about him proposing to Shakira for marriage and it seems that they have already planned their wedding.

They lasted together for more than a decade, until, in June of this year, they announced their separation apparently due to an infidelity of the player with Clara Chía, a woman much younger than him and Shakira.

The news of the separation of Shakira and him was becoming a huge scandal. As the weeks went by, it became known that the footballer of Barcelona had been dating Clara Chía for several months, a 23-year-old student of Public Relations and who apparently is working in the player’s company, where they would have met and later fall in love.

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