Season's achievements

• Overtook Migueli's Barcelona appearance record with his 550th outing against Athletic Club on 5 January.

• Scored Barcelona's key second goal in the UEFA Champions League last-16 second-leg win against Arsenal FC.

• Provided 14 goal assists in the Liga, Spanish Cup and UEFA Champions League – including one for Pedro Rodríguez's opening goal in the Wembley final.

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Year in numbers



15 in UEFA competitions

31 in domestic competitions

Minutes played


1178 in UEFA competitions

2462 in domestic competitions



3 in UEFA competitions

3 in domestic competitions



3 in UEFA competitions

7 in domestic competitions

Goal attempts


8 in UEFA competitions

11 in domestic competitions

Passes completion %


94.45% in UEFA competitions

94.4% in domestic competitions

Matches won


11 in UEFA competitions

25 in domestic competitions

Matches drawn


3 in UEFA competitions

4 in domestic competitions

Matches lost


1 in UEFA competitions

2 in domestic competitions

UEFA competitions: Matches in UEFA's own competitions e.g. UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Non-EURO international matches are not included.

What they said

We were taught to play triangles and move the ball around. You pick up good habits like learning the strengths of your team-mates and always playing with your head up
Xavi talks about where it all began – La Masia academy (October 2010)
I played 300 games here and I thought that was a lot, but what he has done is incredible. If his tendons hold out, I think he could get to 700
Josep Guardiola after Xavi equalled the club appearance record, 549, against Levante UD (January 2011)
He is a guy with extraordinarily good behavior. In the world of football there are very few who will deny the fact that he is one of the greats
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque on Xavi (March 2011)
Winning three Champions League titles in six years is incredible. We want to dedicate this to everyone connected to the club; we will enjoy this with all of them
Xavi enjoys another UEFA Champions League triumph (May 2011)