Carles Puyol biography

Are you searching to know about the Spanish professional greatest former footballer Carles Puyol biography? Do you want to know his height, weight, age, or his wife’s name? If you want to know about him, this post is for you. You can know from here about Carles Puyol’s biography age, height, weight, net worth, jersey number, father, mother, wife, children, best friends, marital status, religion, hobbies, favorites, and more about him.

Who is Carles Puyol

Full name Carles Puyol Saforcada but commonly known as Carles Puyol. He is a Spanish former professional footballer. Mainly he played as a central defender for the Spanish famous football club FC Barcelona and the Spain national football team. This Spanish footballer could also play as a full-back or right-back. He is known for his playing technique, ball control, and skills and considered one of the best football players of his generation. He played 100 matches of the game for the Spain national team. Representing Spain he won the UEFA European Championship in 2008 against Germany by winning 1-0 goal and won the FIFA World Cup in 2010 against the Netherlands by winning 1-0 goal. In addition, he helped Spain to win Silver in the Olympic Games in 2008.

This best Spanish footballer played for the Spanish greatest football club Barcelona from 1995 to 2014 and where he served as captain from 2006 to 2014. Puyol won three Champions Leagues and 18 major club titles including La Liga for this club. You can know more below of this content.

Childhood / Early Life/ parents/ Siblings

This Spanish defender was born into a poor and humble family on 13 April 1978 in La Pobla de Segur, Spain. His father’s name is Josep Puyol and his mother’s name is Rosa Saforcada. Father Josep worked on a farm as a mechanic who inspired his son in football. But you will be very sad to hear that Mr. Josep Puyol died in a farming accident in 2006. No information is available about his mother Rosa Saforcada’s professional information at this moment. He has a brother Josep Xavier Puyol. Carles started football playing as a goalkeeper but in the next, he changed position for injury. He started his youth career for the local football club Pobla de Segur in 1992.

Carles Puyol height, age, girlfriends, wife, net worth, and more

Full NameCarles Puyol Saforcada
Celebrated nameCarles Puyol
Nickname (s)Lionheart, Tiburon, Tarzan
Birth Date13 April 1978
Birth PlaceLa Pobla de Segur, Spain
ReligionRoman Catholic
Age in 202143 Years
FatherJosep Puyol
MotherRosa Saforcada
Sister (s)Not Available
Brother (s)Josep Xavier Puyol
SchoolNot Available
College / UniversityNot Available
Educational QualificationsNot Available
Zodiac SignAries
Mailing AddressNot Available
Phone NumberNot Available
Height1.78 m
178 cm
Weight80 kg
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
OccupationFormer footballer
Playing PositionDefender, Right-back, Full-back
Current Club TeamRetired in 2014
Current National TeamRetired in 2013
Jersey Number#5/ Spain / Defender
#5/ Barcelona / Defender
Youth Career Debut (Club)In 1992 for Pobla de Segur
Professional Career debut (Club)In 1996 for Barcelona
U-17 Team DebutNot Available
U-18 Team DebutIn 1995 for Spain U18
U-19 Team DebutNot Available
U-21 Team DebutIn 2000 for Spain U21
U-23 Team DebutIn 2000 for Spain U23
International Debut / Senior Team DebutIn 2000 for Spain national team
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriend (s) / AffairsVanessa Lorenzo Puyol
Marital StatusMarried
Wife /SpouseVanessa Lorenzo Puyol
Marriage Date / YearNot Available
Children (s)Manuela Puyol (Daughter)
Maria Puyol (Daughter)
Salary4.5 million Euro (2013)
Net Worth$40 million
Best Friend (s)Luis Enrique, Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta, Xavi Hernandez, Abidal
HobbiesTraveling, Listening to music, Video games
Favorite SportsFootball / Soccer
Favorite TeamBarcelona FC
Favorite Footballer (s)Not Available
Favorite WebsiteTwitter
SmokingNot Available
Drinking AlcoholNot Available
Social MediaFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
WikipediaCarles Puyol Wikipedia

Carles Puyol Honours


CompetitionsFirst PlaceRunner-up
La Liga2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13
Copa del Rey2008-092010-11, 2013-14
Supercopa de Espana2005, 2006, 2009, 2010
UEFA Champions League2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11
UEFA Super Cup2009
FIFA Club World Cup2009, 20112006

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