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Carles PUYOL

Carles PUYOL

ESP
  • Date of Birth: 13 April 1978
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Shirt number: 5
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: Barcelona (ESP)
  • International Caps: 90
  • International Goals: 3
  • First international: Spain - Netherlands (15 November 2000)

Thanks to a combination of talent, humility, dedication and a ferocious work ethic, Carles Puyol has developed into a first-choice central defender for both Spain and Barcelona.

  • Puyol: I’m not a big fan of revolutions

    Puyol: I’m not a big fan of revolutions

    FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Carles Puyol about the end of golden era for La Roja, the difficult decision to retire and his next challenge with Barcelona.
  • Gisele Bundchen’s special day

    Gisele Bundchen’s special day

    A modelling icon in Brazil and around the world, Gisele Bundchen spoke to FIFA.com about having the honour of unveiling the FIFA World Cup Trophy, her views on the tournament and chatting with Carles Puyol.

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Statistics

9.70
Matches Played7
minutesPlayed654
Goals for1
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0

Photos

  • Barcelona's forward Pedro Rodriguez (C) and Barcelona's midfielder and captain Carles Puyol (R)
  • Spain's football team coach Vicente del Bosque (R) speaks with defender Carlos Puyol
  • Barcelona's defender Gerard Pique (L) and Barcelona's captain Carles Puyol (C) argue with the referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco
  • Carles Puyol of FC Barcelona jumps for the ball with Ricardo Varene of Real Madrid CF during the Copa del Rey Semi Final second leg
  • AC Milan's Giampaolo Pazzini fights for a ball with Barcelona's Carles Puyol
  • Spain's Cesc Fabregas (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Uruguay

Video

GER:ESP - Carles PUYOL

1st goal (Spain), (73')
Durban, Durban Stadium
Wednesday 7 July 2010

All Time Statistics

FIFA World Cup™ Final - 2002, 2006, 2010
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14102210300
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2009
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320100000
Olympic Football Tournament Final - 2000
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531100000
FIFA Club World Cup - 2006, 2009, 2011
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650100000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2002, 2006, 2010
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19127010500