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Sergio Busquets

Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 14.30CET
FC Barcelona
Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 14.30CET

Sergio Busquets

FC Barcelona

Clubs: FC Barcelona

• The son of former Barcelona goalkeeper Carles Busquets, Sergio started playing youth football for Barça in 2005 before graduating in 2007/08 to the club's B team, where he was coached by Guardiola.

• Made a goalscoring debut in the UEFA Champions League – a 5-0 win at FC Basel 1893 on 22 October 2008 − and went on to make eight appearances in the competition that season, including a 90-minute outing in the final against Manchester United FC in Rome.

• Received his first cap for Spain on 1 April 2009 against Turkey, six months after his Under-21 debut; appeared for all but 30 minutes of La Roja's 2010 FIFA World Cup success in South Africa.

• A Spanish title winner in 2009/10, he was part of the team which completed a Liga/UEFA Champions League double in May 2011 by defeating Manchester United 3-1 in the European Cup showpiece at Wembley.

• Appeared in two cup finals in 2011/12, the FIFA Club World Cup and Copa del Rey, both of which Barcelona won; named in the Team of the Tournament as Spain won UEFA EURO 2012 and retained their European title.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: 
winner 2012
UEFA EURO 2012: 
Team of the Tournament
UEFA Champions League:
 winner 2009, 2011
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2009, 2011

Last updated: 02/07/13 21.54CET

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