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Carles Puyol
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Personal information
Full name Carles Puyol i Saforcada
Date of birth 13 April 1978 (1978-04-13) (age 42)
Place of birth    La Pobla de Segur, Flag of Catalonia Catalonia, Flag of Spain Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Flag of Spain Barcelona (assistant)
Youth clubs
1993–1995
1995-1996
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Flag of Spain Barcelona
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1996-1997
1997-2000
1999-2014
Total
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089 00(6)
392 0(12)
481 0(18)   
National team
1995
2000
2000
2000–
2001–
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Flag of Catalonia Catalonia
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0000(0)
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100 00(3)
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Teams managed
2014- Flag of Spain Barcelona (assistant)

Carles Puyol i Saforcada (born 13 April 1978) is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona. Mainly a central defender he can also play on either flank, especially as a right back.

He served as a longtime team captain for his only club FC Barcelona after taking over from Luis Enrique in August 2004, going on to appear in almost 600 official games for the team and win 21 major titles, notably six La Liga and three UEFA Champions League championships.

A Spanish international on 100 occasions, Puyol was part of the squads that won the Euro 2008 and the 2010 World Cup tournaments. In the latter competition's semifinal, he scored the only goal of the match against Germany.

Honours

Clubs

Spain

External links

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FC Barcelona squad - 2020–21

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Spain – 2002 FIFA World Cup -
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Spain – UEFA Euro 2004


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Spain – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Round of 16

1. Casillas 2. Salgado 3. Pernía 4. Marchena 5. Puyol 6. Albelda 7. Raúl (c) 8. Xavi 9. F. Torres 10. Reyes 11. Luis García 12. A. López 13. Iniesta 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Senna 17. Joaquín 18. Fàbregas 19. Cañizares 20. Juanito 21. Villa 22. Ibáñez 23. Reina

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Spain – UEFA Euro 2008 - Winners (2nd Title)


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Spain – 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup


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Spain – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Winners (1st title)

1. Casillas 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Marchena 5. Puyol 6. Iniesta 7. Villa 8. Xavi 9. F. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Capdevila 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Pedro 19. Llorente 20. Martínez 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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