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Gerard Pique Net Worth, Endorsements and Salary

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Gerard Pique needs no introduction. The Spain and Barcelona defender has won almost everything there is to win with club and country. From domestic titles, UEFA Champions, World Cup, UEFA Euro – Pique has laid his hands on all the major trophies. Not surprisingly, it has helped him fatten his bank account. So through this article, we take a look at –  Gerard Pique Net Worth, Gerard Pique Endorsements and Gerard Pique Salary.
Football career:
A Spanish professional footballer, Gerard Pique currently plays for the Spanish club, FC Barcelona. He began his career with Barcelona’s famous academy La Masia before moving to Manchester United in 2004. He made his debut for Manchester United in the same year, coming as a late replacement for John O’Shea in a 3–0 League Cup victory at Crewe Alexandra as a centre back.
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Pique made his full debut on 29 March 2006 against West Ham United in a Premier League match. In February 2005, he signed a four-year deal after some eye-catching performances for the reserve team.
However, in 2006, he moved to Spain for Real Zaragoza on a season-long loan. The conditions of the loan involved Piqué having to feature in at least 20 games for the Aragonese club which he did, as he made 22 first team appearances in a successful spell.
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On 5 May 2007, it was announced that Piqué would be staying at Old Trafford for the following season. In the 2007-08 season, he made nine league appearances for Manchester United.
Pique scored on his first start in the UEFA Champions League, a 4–0 home win against Dynamo Kyiv on 7 November 2007.
In doing so, he became the 450th player to score at least one goal for the club.
Pique finally secured a return to Barcelona in May 2008. He penned down a four-year contract with Barcelona with a €5 million buy-out clause. Barcelona secured his services after coughing out £5 million fees, a decision they were going to cherish in the coming years.
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In his very season for Barcelona, he scored in the UEFA Champions League, Copa del Rey and the La Liga. On 13 May 2009, he picked up the first trophy of his Barcelona career, as he helped his club to a 4–1 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey Final. Three days later, Barcelona sealed the league title.
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On 27 May 2009, Pique played against his former club Manchester United in the 2009 Champions League Final. Barcelona won the game 2-0 to seal a historic treble. In the same year, he helped the club win the FIFA Club World Cup Final. He won another UEFA Champions League title after Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-1 in 2011.
In 2015, he helped Barcelona win the UEFA Champions League, La Liga and the Copa del Rey. He thus becomes one of the handfuls of players to have been a part of the treble-winning team twice.
Pique has also enjoyed a very successful with Spain. He made his Spain debut during the 2-0 win over England on 6 February 2009. He made his tournament debut for Spain at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, starting in four of the team’s five matches. Spain finished the competition in third place.
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He forged a successful partnership with Carlos Puyol at the 2010 World Cup. The Barcelona star started in all the seven games, as Spain won their first-ever FIFA World Cup by beating the Netherlands 1–0 in the final. Pique’s partnership with Puyol saw Spain concede only twice and keep four consecutive clean sheets in the knockout stage.
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Two years later, he helped Spain defend their UEFA Euro Cup title. Pique played every minute of Spain’s campaign while partnering Sergio Ramos in the centre of defence. He was one of three Spanish defenders included in UEFA’s Team of the Tournament, as the winners conceded only one goal in six matches.
In the following year, he was a part of the Spain team that finished runners-up in the FIFA Confederations Cup. He also featured in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 UEFA Euro and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
On 11 August 2018, Pique announced his retirement from international football.
Gerard Pique Endorsements:
According to Forbes’ report of 2017, Pique earned $3million by endorsing brands like Nike, Laureus Foundations etc. The star defender is known for active involvement for special causes. During the birth of the second child in 2015, he dedicated the baby shower to UNICEF. Pique had also urged his fans to buy thank-you to raise funds for vaccination of children around the world.
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In February 2018, Barcelona’s global partner, Beko selected Piqué as the global brand ambassador for an awareness campaign to prevent childhood obesity which donates 1€ to UNICEF for every post with #EatLikeAPro.
Gerard Pique Salary:
Pique is one of highest paid defenders in the world with a salary of £165,000 per week. He penned a four-and-half-year contract with Barcelona FC in January 2018, extending his stay at the Nou Camp until June 30, 2022. As per the new deal, he has a mammoth buyout clause of $600 million.
Gerard Pique Net Worth, Gerard Pique Endorsements and Gerard Pique Salary.
In 2017, he bagged $14.7million as salary and took the 19th place in the Forbes’ 2017 rankings of the highest paid soccer players in the world.
Gerard Pique Net Worth:
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Pique’s has a net worth of $40 million. Apart from salaries and endorsements, Pique also earns money from different sources. He launched a social networking video game designing startup Kerad Games in 2011. The centre-back co-founded an eSports company in 2016 and launched an international league partnering with Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) maker Konami two years later.
Gerard Pique Net Worth, Gerard Pique Endorsements and Gerard Pique Salary.
He also launched iMessage App- Daybook- with a Chicago-based entrepreneur.
In February 2018, Piqué’s investment company Kosmos penned a 25-year contract worth $3 billion with International Tennis Federation (ITF) to develop tennis worldwide along with revolutionising Davis Cup.
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