A Spanish professional footballer is named for Riqui Puig. He plays for FC Barcelona B as a central midfielder. His shirt number is 6. From 2008-2013, he played for the team Jabac Terrassa. He made his La Liga debut on 13th April 2019, starting in a 0-0 draw against Huesca, and played 67 minutes. He and Sergi Palencia have both played for Barcelona B. Overall, he is a very talented footballer. Read more to know about his full biography including his career stats, injury, transfer, contract, family details, affairs, dating, girlfriend, salary, net worth, birthday, wiki, facts, age and more.
Setien speaks about Riqui Puig’s chances of starting vs. Celta Vigo
Barcelona coach Quique Setien says Riqui Puig could come into the midfield for Saturday’s trip to Celta Vigo in La Liga. Sergio Busquets will miss the game through suspension and Frenkie de Jong is injured, which could create an opportunity for academy graduate Riqui Puig to start. The youngster did well off the bench in midweek against Athletic Club, helping Barca win 1-0 to remain level with Real Madrid at the top of the table. “It could be a good moment for Riqui with the absences of important players like De Jong and Busquets,” Setien said in a press conference Friday. On Riqui Puig’s development, Setien said: “His progression has been good in the time we’ve been here. It’s true his attitude has been excellent, his work extraordinary.
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What is the full name/real name of Riqui Puig?
On 13th August 1999, Riqui Puig was born in Matadepera, Spain. His real name/birth name/full name is Ricard Puig Marti. His nationality is Spanish and his ethnicity is Spanish-White. His race is White. His father, Carles, was also a footballer. A left-back, he spent his entire career representing Terrassa FC. As of 2019, he celebrated his 20th birthday. He is Christian by religion and his zodiac sign is Leo.
How Riqui Puig began his football career?
- Riqui Puig joined FC Barcelona’s youth system in 2013, from UFB Jabac Terrassa.
- He then made his senior debut with the reserves on 24th February 2018, coming on as a second-half substitute for Marcus McGuane in a 1-1 home draw against Gimnastic de Tarragona for the Segunda Division championship.
- He made his senior team debut with first-team against Cultural Leonesa in a 4-1 home victory in the Copa Del Rey, he came on in the 55th minute and assisted the fourth goal.
- He described his debut as ‘a dream come true’.
- He made his La Liga debut on 13th April 2019, starting in a 0-0 draw against Huesca, and played 67 minutes.
Honors / Awards / Achievements of Riqui Puig
- UEFA Youth League: 2017-2018
- La Liga: 2018-2019
- Future Cup Best Player: 2016
- Young Player of the Year in Catalonia: 2019
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Who is Riqui Puig Dating?
Riqui Puig is not married yet and he is still to get married. At present, he seems to be single as there is no rumors about his dating anyone. Moreover, he is also a secretive person. He has not revealed anything regarding his personal life matters with the media. He is enjoying his present life happily without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay.
How much is Riqui Puig’s Net Worth?
Riqui Puig is a very talented and professional football player. With his career as a footballer, he has accumulated a large amount of money. His major source of wealth is from a football career. The net worth of Riqui Puig is estimated to have between $100 Thousand to $1 Million. Whereas his salary is above $50 Thousand. His highest market value is €10 Million but as of now, his market value is €9 Million.
How tall is Riqui Puig?
Charming and handsome football, Riqui Puig has got a tall height of 1.69 m or 5 ft 7 in. He has got a perfect weight matching with his body weight. His weight consists of 56 KG. His body build is athletic. His hair color is black-brown and his eye color is dark brown. Overall, he has got a healthy body.