“This is my last season as a footballer. I look forward to my career as a trainer to start. My philosophy as a coach comes from the ideas that we for many years have developed under Johan Cruyff and La Masia,” said the Barcelona-icon.
Xavi exchanged the love of his youth FC Barcelona in 2015 for Al-Sadd from Qatar. The skillful midfielder has played less than 767 matches for FC Barcelona, where he was in August 1998 made his debut. He was good for 85 goals and 126 assists. Xavi also played 133 international matches for Spain, which he the euro 2008, world cup 2010 and euro 2012 won. With FC Barcelona he won 31 awards, including eight league titles and four times in the Champions League.
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