Xavi Hernandez is a retired Spain international midfielder with a net worth of $8.3 million.
He joined La Masia, the youth academy of FC Barcelona at the age of 11. He advanced through the ranks at Camp Nou and made his debut in the side’s Second Division sometime in 1998.
During Barcelona playing days, the diminutive midfielder was hailed as vice skipper during the 2004-2005 campaign, and in 1999 was named La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Season.
He played 700 games, netted 82 goals, and made over 150 assists at the club. He won several awards like the 2010 World Soccer Player of the Year, on three occasions was he crowned La Liga Midfielder of the Year, as well as the Onze de Bronze in the year 2011.
After 17 illustrious seasons of playing, he left FC Barcelona in the year 2015. He joined Qatari side Al Sadd and penned a three-year deal with the club.
Childhood and career
Born in Terrassa, Spain, on January 25, 1980, Xavier Hernandez Creus is a son of a former footballer and he was inspired by his father to become a football player. As a young boy, Xavi was extremely athletic and his talent was crystal clear to all to see. At 17, Xavi was named a midfield player in a reserve squad of Barca.
Young Xavi Hernandez got international recognition in 1998 when he scored a goal while playing at the final of the Super Cup, on his debut year in the La Liga.
In 2004, Xavi experienced a new turn in his career, when he was named as the vice skipper of his boyhood club.
As a matter of fact, the club was an inseparable part of the life of Xavi Hernandez. As a squad member, he played 700 games including 500 matches in the league. The Spanish press tagged him as the most famous Spanish footballer. According to online celebrity blogs, Xavi’s salary in 2014 was estimated at over $12 million. He called time quit on his Barcelona career in 2015 and signed for Qatar side Al Sadd football club.
What’s Xavi Hernandez Net Worth?
Xavi Hernandez’s net worth is estimated at about $8 million. He’s salary at FC Barcelona was believed to be around $160,000 and his pay at Al Sadd is thought to be about $11,100,000.
His 133 international appearances are undoubtedly a legendary status and that is what he is everywhere he finds himself playing the game, including in the Qatari league where he played after dumping Camp Nou in 2015.
The 3 years he spent at the Qatari side was to serve as support before retiring from the sport this year and became the manager of the side. This is a new adventure for Xavi is another chance for him to record huge success as a coach also.
Despite being a well-fixed human being, Xavi remembers that a lot of people across the world are not as successful as he is and need help and support. Just of recent, the Spaniard joined Generation Amazing and was made the organization’s global ambassador. The main objective of that international organization is to render supports to vulnerable persons in the Middle East.