Sergio Busquets

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BirthdateJuly 16th, 1988
BirthplaceSabadell, Spain
Length1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Positiondefensive midfielder
NicknameThe Octopus

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Born in Sabadell, Barcelona, Catalonia, he began playing football with local team CD Badia del Vallès, followed by spells at CEF Barberà Andalucía, UE Lleida and UFB Jàbac Terrassa, before joining Barcelona's youth ranks in 2005. He played for Barcelona B under Pep Guardiola, helping him secure promotion the third division. On 13 September 2008, the Spaniard made his La Liga debut, featuring 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Racing de Santander, and there-on began to establish himself as a regular in Barça's first-team. On 7 March 2009 he scored his first league goal in a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Manager Pep Guardiola having worked with him before, preferred to deploy him at the base of midfield over Yaya Touré and Seydou Keita, for the midfielder's unique qualities of being able dispose the opponent due to his positional awareness and superb defensive attributes, in addition with his ability to set his team's tempo as a deep-lying midfielder attributed to his tactical intelligence and crisp passing. Playing alongside Spanish greats Xavi and Iniesta, he formed part of an iconic midfield trio that would go on to dominate European and world football both at club level with Barça, and on the international stage with Spain. His career, in which he has made 113 appearances for the Spanish national team, and over 500 appearances for Barcelona, would be one glittered with trophies including: three UEFA Champions League title's (2008/09, 2010/11, 2014/15); eight La Liga title's (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18, 2018/19); six Copa del Rey title's (2008/09, 2011/12, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18); FIFA Club World Cup (2009, 2011, 2015), FIFA World Cup (2010); UEFA European Championship (2012). 

Busquets Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In September 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Barcelona that nets him a whopping salary of 14.9 Million Euro (13.6 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €74,108 (£67,848) per day and €3,088 (£2,827) per hour!

Per year€14,949,000£13,686,290
Per month€1,245,750£1,140,524
Per week€303,841£278,177
Per day€74,108£67,848
Per hour€3,088£2,827
Per minute€51.46£47.12
Per second€0.86£0.79

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