Riqui Puig

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Riqui Puig
Personal information
Full name Ricard Puig Martí
Date of birth (1999-08-13) 13 August 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth Matadepera, Spain
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barcelona B
Youth career
2008–2013 Jàbac Terrassa
2013–2018 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Barcelona B 12 (0)
2018– Barcelona 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2018

Ricard "Riqui" Puig Martí (Catalan pronunciation: [riˈkaɾt ˈputʃ]; born 13 August 1999) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona B as a central midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Matadepera, Barcelona, Catalonia, Puig joined FC Barcelona's youth system in 2013, from UFB Jàbac Terrassa.[1] After progressing through the youth setup, he made his senior debut with the reserves on 24 February 2018, coming on as a second-half substitute for Marcus McGuane in a 1–1 home draw against Gimnàstic de Tarragona for the Segunda División championship.[2]

On 5 December 2018, Puig 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.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Puig's father, Carlos, was also a footballer. A left back, he spent his entire career representing Terrassa FC.[1]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Barcelona

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Riqui Puig, otro pequeño 'jugón'" [Riqui Puig, another little 'baller'] (in Spanish). Mundo Deportivo. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Debut muy prometedor de Riqui Puig con el Barça B" [Very promising debut of Riqui Puig with Barça B] (in Spanish). Sport. 24 February 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Riqui Puig makes official debut". www.fcbarcelona.com. Retrieved 2018-12-06.

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