Sergio Busquets

  • Date of birth : 16/07/1988
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Spain Spain
 
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Sergio Busquets

Sergio Busquets

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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General info

  • Name: Sergio Busquets
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 16/07/1988 (25)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 16
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 189cm
  • Weight: 73kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    22/10/08: Basel 0-5 Barcelona
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Play-off for Final Tournament)
    11/10/08: Switzerland 2-1 Spain

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Spain130
Spain U-2121
Total151

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona574
Total574
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona20
Total20
Last updated: 24/06/2014 01:15 CET
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