Sergio Busquets

Monday, January 30, 2012

La Masia players always gave birth to the world, one of them is Sergio Busquets Burgos he was a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team, as a defensive midfielder.He was a relatively obscure player when he arrived at FC Barcelona first team in July 2008, but eventually made ​​a name for itself in a relatively short time, reached the Spanish national team in less than one year after making his professional debut club.

Personal Information
Full name : Sergio Busquets Burgos
Date of birth : 16 July 1988 (age 23)
Place of birth : Badia del Valles, Spain
Height : 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position : Defensive midfielder

Club Information
Current club : Barcelona
Number : 16

Club Career

FC. Barcelona
Busquets was born in Badia del Valles, Barcelona,Catalonia . In 2005, he joined the local FC Barcelona's youth ranks, scoring seven goals in 26 matches for the Juvenil A team in his second season. Often Causing confusion, he wears the name Sergio on his shirt, with number 16, instead of the name Busquets.

On 13 September 2008, Busquets played his first La Liga match, 90 minutes in a 1-1 home draw against Racing de Santander. During Barcelona's UEFA Champions League match against FC Basel at St. Jakob-Park on 22 October 2008, he scored the second goal in the 15th minute in a 5-0 group stage win. On 22 December, Busquets signed a contract extension until 2013, with a buy-out clause of € 80 million.

On 7 March 2009, Busquets netted his first goal in La Liga in a 2-0 home win over Athletic Bilbao. Busquets' Continued fine form in the 2009-10 season, with Guardiola preferring him to Barcelona's Yaya Toure as holding midfielder. Busquets was subsequently criticised by the media for Apparently feigning injury.

Busquets was everpresent again for Barcelona in 2010-11, even playing as a central defender on Occasion. On 8 March, playing at center back, he scored an own goal from a corner kick against Arsenal, in the season's Champions League round of 16, leveling the score at 1-1. Barcelona eventually won the game 3-1 (and 4-3 on aggregate).

International Career
On 11 October 2008, Busquets earned his first cap for Spain's under-21, in Their 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification play-offs first leg match, against Switzerland. He scored in the 17th minute but Spain lost the match 2-1, eventually emerging victorious 4-3 on aggregate.

On 6 February 2009, he was Called-up to the senior squad for the friendly against England, on 11 February. Busquets finally made his debut for La Furia Roja on 1 April 2009, in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Turkey, playing 16 minutes in a 2-1 win in Istanbul, after Replacing David Silva. 


     Spanish League (3) : 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
     Spanish Cup (1) : 2008-09; Runner-up 2010-11
     Spanish Supercup (3) : 2009, 2010, 2011
     UEFA Champions League (2) : 2008-09, 2010-11
     UEFA Super Cup (2) : 2009, 2011
     FIFA Club World Cup (2) : 2009, 2011

     FIFA World Cup : 2010
     FIFA Confederations Cup : Third-place 2009

     La Liga's Breakthrough Player: 2009
     Bravo Award: 2009

     Prince of Asturias Awards: 2010
     Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit: 2011

Busquets' father, Carles, was also a footballer, having played for Barcelona for as Goalkeeper Several years During the 1990s, although almost exclusively as a backup.

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