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Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol - FC Barcelona
Full name Carles Puyol i Saforcada
Nationality Spanish
Date of birth April 13, 1978
Place of birth La Pobla de Segur, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+1⁄2 in)
Nickname Tiburón
Position Centre Back
Number 5

Last comment

master puyol
margo defender (5 Jan 2015 - 10:00)
the intresting way i like you is your sliding tackel, right besides de striker, am member of barcelona and i cant live de team b,cuase i was born by de team blood like messi but just that am a ghanian, but it does not brake nothin , if de team loves their supporters like i love de team , am sure dat dey will consider me by contacting me to their division club 2 for defending for their center back,i play 4 liberty professionals in ghana and amwell hard tackle like de most legend carlos puyol.please link me now and see de magic player

Carles Puyol i Saforcada (born April 13, 1978 in La Pobla de Segur, Catalonia, Spain) is a Spanish/Catalan footballer who is the current team captain of FC Barcelona. He is a regular in the Spanish national team.

Puyol played for Spain at the 2000 Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup, Euro 2004 and the 2006 FIFA World Cup; Puyol has been capped over 60 times. He has also played for the unofficial Catalonia national football team in one friendly.

He went to FC Barcelona B at age 17 in 1996 and in 1999 Coach Louis van Gaal put him into the first team and his debut came on October 2, 1999 against Valladolid, a game FC Barcelona won 0-2. He started as a regular for Barcelona in the right back position but has since converted to center-back.

He was first chosen as the captain for Barcelona in the 2003-04 season. Puyol has also been called upon to captain the Spanish national team.

May 17, 2006: Barcelona, with Puyol as captain, won the UEFA Champions League, defeating Arsenal FC 2-1 in the final and became the first Catalan captain to raise the UEFA Champions League Trophy.

He was awarded "Best Right-Back in Europe" by UEFA in 2002. He is currently under contract with Barcelona FC till June 30, 2010.

Puyol was awarded the title of UEFA Champions League Defender of the Year 2005-06 on Thursday 24th August 2006.

Puyol is a tough, aggressive defender who has the versatility to play both as a full-back and in the centre. His holistic approach makes him a favourite at his club side, Barcelona. Puyol is a vital member of Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard's team, and his tactical ability and know-how also means he is not a man to pick up many yellow cards or, indeed, injuries, both of which factors have meant that he is an ever present in both Europe and domestic competition. His attacking mentality is a result of him playing as a striker in the early years in his boyhood club La Pobla de Segur, after injury problems with his shoulders forced him from his original position of goalkeeper. His energy and athleticism is vital in defense, for the high backline, attacking style that Barca plays.

 

Puyol struggled again with injury in the 2010–11 season, but still appeared in 28 official games for Barcelona, which again won the league and the Champions League.

 

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Your comments : Carles Puyol

master puyol
- margo defender
(5 Jan 2015 - 10:00)
the intresting way i like you is your sliding tackel, right besides de striker, am member of barcelona and i cant live de team b,cuase i was born by de team blood like messi but just that am a ghanian, but it does not brake nothin , if de team loves their supporters like i love de team , am sure dat dey will consider me by contacting me to their division club 2 for defending for their center back,i play 4 liberty professionals in ghana and amwell hard tackle like de most legend carlos puyol.please link me now and see de magic player
olasheu: the advise and praise about barcelona team
- muhammed olayiwola
(7 Nov 2014 - 10:15)
Carlos puyor hello big bros since u left barcelona d defence is poor pls tell LUIS to do something on our team o I hail u brother I love u all in BARCELONA, I wish the team a successful trip in amsterdam today see u later happy new month to u all.
Puyol
- Goodnews(jr)
(8 Oct 2014 - 10:00)
Puyol is the greatest center back i ever know
me
- good
(28 Jan 2014 - 09:15)
he is the best defender and Barcelona is the great
JESS BARCELONA
- JESS
(10 Oct 2012 - 09:30)
DEFINITIVAMENTE ES MI JUGADOR FAVORITO ME ENCANTAS PUYOL
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- Khalid ibrahim from nigeria plateau state jos north
(24 Aug 2012 - 13:15)
My comment here is puyol is a good dfndr he has talent more than orther dfndrs he also has skills more than wat u ar suspecting
barcelona is d best term in d word
- tonye duke
(8 May 2012 - 10:00)
i love puyo very wel, is playing as d owner of d club.
Barca
- Greg
(24 Mar 2012 - 19:45)
The teaming spirit of barcelona is their secret to success
i love Barcelona
- Camp Nou
(24 Feb 2012 - 09:30)
i love Barcelona , i love Puyol , very very very hard

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