Luis Enrique Martines Garcia

  • Date of birth : 08/05/1970
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Spain Spain
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Luis Enrique

FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique
Having represented Barcelona as a player, Luis Enrique is now the coach at the Camp Nou ©AFP/Getty Images

Luis Enrique

FC Barcelona

Date of birth: 8 May 1970
Nationality: Spanish
Playing career: Real Sporting de Gijón, Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona
Coaching career: FC Barcelona B, AS Roma, RC Celta de Vigo, FC Barcelona

• Known for his versatility, Luis Enrique spent the bulk of his playing career with Spain's two most successful clubs having started out at hometown side Sporting Gijón.

• Won the Liga and Copa del Rey with Madrid and Barcelona − whom he surprisingly joined on a free transfer from the Merengues in 1996 − and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup at the Camp Nou, where he played under, among others, Sir Bobby Robson, Louis van Gaal and Frank Rijkaard.

• A scorer of 12 goals in 57 appearances for Spain and an Olympic gold medallist on home soil in 1992, Enrique moved into coaching with Barcelona B in 2008, succeeding his former Azulgrana team-mate Josep Guardiola.

• Appointed coach of Roma in June 2011 but held the post for just one season after a disappointing campaign in which the capital club lost in the UEFA Europa League play-offs to ŠK Slovan Bratislava and finished outside the European qualification places in Serie A.

• Resurfaced at Celta in summer 2013, leading the Galician side to a ninth-place finish in the Liga in his only season in charge. Left in May 2014 and was soon announced as Gerardo Martino's replacement at Barcelona on a two-year contract.

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Match log

General info

  • Name: Luis Enrique
  • Date of birth: 08/05/1970
  • Country: Spain

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    18/08/11: Slovan Bratislava 1-0 Roma

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
ClubPWDL
Roma2011
Total2011
Last updated: 03/10/2013 11:29 CET
 
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