Xavi. A legend in numbers

He is the player with more seasons played in Barça

Xavi. A legend in numbers
Xavi. A legend in numbers

He is the player with more seasons played in Barça

Xavi triplet

Close your eyes. If I tell you soccer, simplicity elegance, touch, touch and touch. That turn-around, knowing how to lead and build the team, as if it was easy. You were thinking on Xavi Hernández, right? We could spend hours and hours talking about the best midfielder in Barça's history. The tangible and intangible legacy he leaves us is endless. His numbers so far too.

Records in Barça

  • The player with more seasons in the club: 17
  • The player with more titles: 23 (it could be 25 if Barça win Copa del Rey and Champions League)
  • The player with more official matches played in the club: 764 (Iniesta, with 546, and Messi, with 479, are behind him)
  • The player with more Liga matches played: 504
  • The footballer with more matches vs Espanyol played: 30

Titles with Barça

  • 8 La Liga
  • 3 Champion League (it could be 4 if they win Juventus in the June 6 final)
  • 2 Copa del Rey (it could be 3 if they win Athletic Club in the May 30 final)
  • 6 Spanish Supercup
  • 2 UEFA Super Cup
  • 2 Club World Cup

Individual awards

  • World Soccer Player of the Year: 2010
  • Euro 2008 Player of the Tournament: 2008
  • UEFA Best Player in Europe Award Second place: 2011
  • FIFA Ballon d'Or Third place: 2010, 2011
  • Ballon d'Or Bronze Award: 2009
  • FIFA World Player of the Year Third place: 2009
  • Onze de Bronze: 2011
  • UEFA Champions League Final Man of the Match: 2009
  • UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year: 2008–09
  • IFFHS World's Best Playmaker: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 1999
  • La Liga Spanish Player of the Year: 2005
  • La Liga Player of the Year: 2nd place 2010, 3rd place 2011
  • La Liga Midfielder of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011.
  • FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2010[68]
  • Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012
  • FIFA/FIFPro World XI: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • FIFA Club World Cup Silver Ball: 2011
  • FIFA Club World Cup Bronze Ball: 2009

Goals and assists

  • La Liga (504 matches): 58 goals and 113 assists
  • Spanish Super Cup and Copa del Rey (58 matches): 12 goals and 17 assists
  • Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup (177 matches): 14 goals and 33 assists 
Xavi, de 35 años, es el estilo, la personalidad, la forma de afrontar cada partido. Él representa, en definitiva, el fútbol de toque. Cuidar el balón por encima de todo, darle mucha importancia a la posesión del balón, el dominio del partido por encima incluso del resultado.

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