Unknown facts about Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué

Gerard Piqué, the Barcelona star defender is loved by his fans all over the world. His game has provided many people with endless moments of joy and happiness in their lives, whether it be the World Cup with Spain or the Champions League title win with Barcelona, his presence on the field has made him an important part of the footballing history.

But off the field, there are certain things that you probably didn’t know about Piqué:-

  • He is the grandson of Amador Bernabeu, who is a former vice-president of Barcelona.
  • Gerard had a good upbringing in his childhood, his father is a Businessman in Spain and his mother is the director of a spinal injuries hospital.
  • He went into a coma for two days when he was one and a half years old, he got injured while chasing the ball but fortunately gained Consciousness.
  • His idol was Fernando Hierro, who was surprisingly a Real Madrid legend.
  • He has a business degree focusing on sports, media, and entertainment from the prestigious Harvard Business School.
  • He met his future wife, Shakira while filming for the 2010 World Cup song in South Africa.
  • His favorite music artists are U2, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna.
  • He has many business interests, some of them are Kosmos holdings, that he opened with Hiroshi Mikitani, the founder of Rakuten.
  • He also has stakes in two Spanish football teams, FC Andorra and Gimnàstic Manresa.

Those were some of the best things about the legendary Spanish player that you probably didn’t know.

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