The Early Life of Sergio Busquets
Sergio Busquets Burgos is a 34-year-old footballer who plays for the Spanish National Team in the position of midfield. He was born on July 16, 1988. Busquets currently plays for La Liga team FC Barcelona.
He is famous for his composed passes and high level of team play. He creates chances for other players while he is on the field.
Sergio Busquets was born to Carles Busquets (his father), and in the early 20th century he also played for FC Barcelona as a goalkeeper. His mother, Loli Burgos, was a housewife and helped in the grooming of the child from an early age.
Busquets wears a number 5 jersey at FC Barcelona.
Sergio Busquets age, height, and weight
Busquets’ age is 34 years, and the height of the player is 189 cm (6 ft 2 in), and Sergio weighs around 76 kg (167 lbs).
Sergio Busquets Club Career
A kid who was born in Barcelona, Catalonia, had a dream to play for the best club in town, FC Barcelona. Sergio started his sporting career at the age of 7 with a local club named “Badia” in 1995.
He played for four clubs prior to joining FC Barcelona, and he joined the FC Barcelona B team in 2005. For a few years, he played for the B team, and in 2008, Sergio Busquets was promoted to FC Barcelona’s main team.
He made his FC Barcelona debut in 2008 in a match of league called Copa Catalunya. His first La Liga match was against Racing de Santander on September 13, 2008; the match was a 1-1 draw.
Sergio has made over 475 appearances for FC Barcelona and scored 11 goals for the team.
His contract with FC Barcelona will expire in the summer of this year, on June 30, 2023.
Sergio Busquets’ International Career
Busquets has represented the Spanish National Team 143 times since he debuted in 2009. He is one of the players from Spain’s team, and he has played in 4 World Cups and 2 European Championships in his career.
He was part of the team when Spain won the 2010 World Cup and the 2012 Euro Cup.
In the 2022 World Cup that was held in Qatar, Busquets captained the Spanish national team. This was the most unsuccessful world competition for the Spanish team. They were eliminated from the World Cup after losing from Morocco.
Right after this World Cup, he retired from international football. He played for the Spanish football team for 15 years.
Sergio Busquets style of play
Recognized as one of the finest defensive midfielders of all time and a top pick by many professional players and gurus of the game. He is so quick with the ball when it comes into his area.
A legendary player, Del Bosque, once said that if you watch Sergio Busquets play for only a few minutes, it’s like you have watched the whole game.
His present and past teammates praise him for his aggressive defensive team play.
The relationship status of Sergio Busquets
Busquets is a family man; he loves his parents and his partner, Elena Galera. His relationship with Elena started back in 2013. They both got attached in no time and fell in love with each other.
After three years of meeting each other in 2016, a baby boy was born to them, which they named Enzo.
Who is Elene Galera, or Busquets’ girlfriend?
Elene is also from Spain and was born in 1990; her age is 32. Before she met him, she was a nursing assistant. But there are many reports circulating online that now she has left her professional career and is the full-time caring mother of a young baby boy named Enzo.
Sergio Busquets’s net worth and salary
Busquets has played a very long career for his country and club. During this time, he made a lot of money from different brand endorsements and salaries.
As per different online articles, Busquets’ estimated net worth is $47 million.
Sergio Busquets’s weekly wage is around $360,754.
Busquets’ estimated yearly salary is around $14–17 million.
Sergio Busquets’s fan following on social media.
He has an active Instagram account with 5 million followers and a total of 188 posts as of today.
His partner (Elena Galera) has an Instagram account too with 690k followers, and she posted around 549 posts.
Sergio Busquets Trophies and Awards
|Trophy||Number of Trophies||Year|
|Spanish Super Cup||7||2010,2011,2012,2014,2017,2019,2023|
|UEFA Super cup||3||2010,2011,2015|
|FIFA Club World Cup||3||2010,2012,2016|
|Champions League Winner||3||2008,2010,2014|
Sergio Busquets’ red and yellow cards
In his whole career while playing at Barcelona, he got 194 yellow cards and only 3 red cards.
Sergio Busquets is leaving Barcelona.
He is all set to leave FC Barcelona after his contract with the team expires on June 30, 2023. This is his 15th year at Barcelona as a midfielder.
Many reports are coming that Busquets has made up his mind to leave the Spanish giant and join the MSL team (Inter Miami). Sergio always planned to end his career in the United States.