Xavier “Xavi” Hernndez i Creus commonly known as Xavi. He is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona in La Liga and the Spanish national team, as a central midfielder.
At the age of 11Xavi came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy. He made his first-team debut against RCD Mallorca on 18 August 1998.
Xavi, he played 700 matches since then, he’s on his first team debut on 18 August 1998 RCD against Rome at the age of 11, La Masia, the Barcelona youth academy had 82 goals and 180 assists more than 50 players. Xavi, the first player in the history of Barcelona to play 150 international matches. Embodiment of Tiki Taka style of play, Xavi is one of the all-time greatest central midfielders of his generation, and is considered to be among the best playmakers.
Full name : Xavier Hernndez i Creus
Date of birth : 25 January 1980
Place of birth : Terrassa, Spain
Height : 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position : Midfielder
Current club : Barcelona
Jersey Number : 6
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