Xavi Hernandez is a Spanish international footballer. He is currently playing for Qatari club Al Sadd. He is best known for his stint with FC Barcelona. Xavi was also the member of The Spanish team that won the Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012 back to back. He has also won 4 Champions League and 8 La Liga titles with FC Barcelona. He plays as a central midfielder.
Xavi was born in Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia. He was born on January 25, 1980. He is a product of FC Barcelona’s academy La Masia. His father, Joaquim, was a former player. He came up through the ranks to start for FC Barcelona.
Xavi made his competitive debut for FC Barcelona on 18 August 1998. With the club he has won numerous honors. He has always been providing with crucial passes and setting up the play. He spent 17 years with the club. He won 8 La Liga titles, 4 Champions League, 3 Copa Del Rey. He along with Iniesta and Xavi Alonso made up the greatest midfield of the modern generation. He won two Euro Cups and a FIFA World Cup with Spain. He is regarded as one of the greatest players Spain has ever produced. On 21 May 2015, Xavi announced that he would join Qatari club Al Sadd at the end of the season. He made his debut for Al-Sadd in a 4–0 win over Mesaimeer on 13 September 2015, assisting in the team’s first goal. He has a total of 90 goals from 833 matches.
Xavi has been married to Nuria Cunillera. Their daughter, Asia, was born on January 3, 2016. He has been regarded as one of the best playmakers in the history of football. He is also one of the most successful player both in international and club level. He has desires to become a coach after retiring. He is an expert when it comes to the Tiki Taka style of play.