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Gerard Pique

27-Year-Old Defender     Barcelona  La Liga


Spain

Birthdate:  February 2, 1987    Birthplace:  Barcelona, Spain    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  6' 4"    

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Pique signed a contract extension last week, which will keep him at FC Barcelona until June 2019, the club's official web site reports.

The Barca back four really struggled this season, although Pique remains one of the finer defenders in the world, and he'll be an important piece of Spain's bid to repeat at World Cup winners.

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Gerard Pique: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 1, 2014

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Pique will be sidelined for the next four weeks after suffering a pelvic injury during Tuesday's Champions League match with Atletico Madrid, Goal.com reports.

Pique suffered the injury just 10 minutes into the match and his absence is a huge blow to Barcelona, who will need to win or draw with at least two goals to advance to the Champions League semifinals.

February 23, 2014

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Pique suffered a torn muscle in his right leg and he is expected to miss the next two weeks, the Associated Press reports.

Pique will likely miss Barca's next two Liga matches, which come against Almeria and Real Valladolid, but should be able to return for the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie with Manchester City, which will be played March 12.

January 13, 2014

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Pique has agreed to a contract extension with Barcelona that will pay him 7 million per year and keep him at the club until 2018, Goal.com reports.

Pique, who had one year remaining on his existing contract, had garnered interest from Premier League powerhouses Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City, but he has decided to stay in Spain with the only club he's known in his professional career.

August 16, 2013

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Pique should be in the Starting XI for Barcelona's Liga opener Sunday against Levante.

Pique remains one of the best defensemen in the world and will continue to anchor the Barca back line.

September 20, 2012

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Pique is set to miss the next two to three weeks after spraining his foot and having to be substituted off in Barcelona's 3-2 win over Spartak Moscow,according to ESPN Soccernet.

The Barcelona back four grows thinner as both central defenders, Carles Puyol also out, will be sidelined for the next month. Both are set to miss the next El Classico with Real Madrid in early October.

March 4, 2012

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Pique picked up a straight red after denying a clear goal scoring opportunity in Barcelona's 3-1 victory over Sporting Gijon and will miss the next three league games.

A tough time to miss league games for Pique as Barcelona will try and catch Real Madrid for the league title. With the central defender being unavailable for the next three games, look for Adriano's playing time to increase.

December 3, 2011

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Pique will be unavailable for Barcelona in Saturday's game versus Levante due to receiving his fifth yellow card.

An automatic one game ban for Pique lets him be available for El Classico against Real Madrid next week. There was an inquest to see if Pique had received his suspension on purpose, but was cleared of the charges.