Spagna Vs. Italia (Spain Vs. Italy 1-0) Friendly Soccer Match - March 26, 2008

Xavi in 2008, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Xavier Hernández Creus

Place of Birth: Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain

Date of Birth: 25 January, 1980

Ethnicity: Spanish, Catalan

Xavi is a Spanish professional footballer and manager. He manages La Liga club Barcelona. He is considered one of the greatest central midfielders of all time, and also considered by some to be Spain’s greatest ever player.

Xavi is the son of Maria Mercè Creus Feliu and Joaquim Hernández López, a footballer, who played for Sabadell in the first division. He is of at least part Catalan ancestry. Xavi is married to Nuria Cunillera, with whom he has a daughter.

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    His mother is Maria Mercè Creus Feliu.
    I don’t know about Creus, but Feliu is certainly a Catalan last name.

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