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Gerard Pique  

Former Soccer Player for F.C. Barcelona; Represented Spain in the 2010 World Cup

Gerard Piqué is a Spanish former professional footballer who played as a centre-back. Due to his tackling, ability to withstand pressure, and triumphs in his overall career, he is considered to be one of the best defenders of all time.

Initially a talented student athlete at La Masia, Piqué joined Manchester United in 2004. He returned to Barcelona in 2008 under Pep Guardiola's leadership and helped the club win trebles in 2008–09 and 2014–15. He is one of only four players to have won the UEFA Champions League two years in a row with different teams, the others being Marcel Desailly, Paulo Sousa and Samuel Eto'o.

Piqué also represented Spain 102 times, making his debut on 11 February 2009. He played an integral role on the Spanish teams that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012. He retired from the national team after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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