XAVI
Al-Sadd SC (QAT)
m m
Full name Xavier Hernández Creus  
Date of Birth January 25, 1980
Birthplace Terrasa, Barcelona, Spain
Height 170 cm
Position Central midfielder (or attacking midfielder)
Foot Right
Nationality Spanish
Club Al-Sadd SC (QAT)
Nation Spain
Int. debut Age 20 (November 15, 2000 - vs. Netherlands)
World Cups 15 matches (2014: 1 / 2010: 7 / 2006: 4 / 2002: 3)
Honours

Country
1
FIFA World Cup (2010)
2 UEFA European Championships (2008, 2012)
1 FIFA U-20 World Cup (1999)
Club
2
FIFA Club World Cups (2009, 2011)
4 UEFA Champions League (2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2014-15)
2 UEFA Super Cups (2009, 2011)
8 Spanish Championships (1998-99, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2014-15)
3 Spanish Cups (2008-09, 2011-12, 2014-15)
6 Spanish Super Cups (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013)
Individual
1
UEFA Euro Best Player (2008)

 
CAREER TRANSFERS
Date From - To Fee €m
07.2015
Barcelona
-
Al-Sadd
Free
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2016-17 Al-Sadd (QAT)
-
2015-16 Al-Sadd (QAT)
-
2014-15 Barcelona (SPA)
109
2013-14 Barcelona (SPA)
97
2012-13 Barcelona (SPA)
22
2011-12 Barcelona (SPA)
14
2010-11 Barcelona (SPA)
19
2009-10 Barcelona (SPA)
3
2008-09 Barcelona (SPA)
2
2007-08 Barcelona (SPA)
4

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2016-17 None
-
2015-16 None
-
2014-15 None
-
2013-14 None
-
2012-13 Top Assists
27
2011-12 Top Assists
29
2010-11 Top Assists
24
2009-10 Top Assists
2
2008-09 Top Assists
1
2007-08 None
-

CAREER STATISTICS
League Appearances & Goals
2015-16 Al-Sadd
26
10
2014-15 Barcelona
31
2
2013-14 Barcelona
30
3
2012-13 Barcelona
30
5
2011-12 Barcelona
31
10
2010-11 Barcelona
31
3
2009-10 Barcelona
34
3
2008-09 Barcelona
35
6
2007-08 Barcelona
35
7
2006-07 Barcelona
35
3
2005-06 Barcelona
16
0
2004-05 Barcelona
36
3
2003-04 Barcelona
36
4
2002-03 Barcelona
29
2
2001-02 Barcelona
35
4
2000-01 Barcelona
20
2
1999-00 Barcelona
24
0
1998-99 Barcelona
17
1



DID YOU KNOW ?

Xavi is a product of FC Barcelona's youth system and has spent all of his footballing life at the Camp Nou since the age of 11.

He earned a first team debut on August 18, 1998 in the Super Cup final, in which he scored against RCD Mallorca. He quickly went on to become a key member of Louis van Gaal's title winning team.

He has played 57 times for the Spanish U-17, U-18, U-20, U-21 and U-23 teams.

His ability to completely control some matches has earned him the sobriquet, "The Puppet Master".

In the 2008-09 season Xavi was La Liga's highest assisting player with 20 assists. He was also the highest assisting player in the Champions League with 7 assists.