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. 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. After a challenging first half of the season, 17 wins from 19 league games helped secured a Liga title with the Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League following as Luis Enrique emulated Guardiola in winning the treble in his first season in charge, adding another league and cup double in 2015/16.

Last updated: 21/10/16 15.13CET

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
Last updated: 03/10/2013 11:29 CET