Key Facts About Pedri
- He is a professional footballer from Spain.
- He is a centre-back for the La Liga club Barcelona.
- He also represents the Spanish national team.
- Pedro Gonzalez Lopez is his full name.
- His birthday is November 25, 2002.
- He is now 20 years old.
- Fernado and Maria Rosairo are his parents.
- His brother is Fernando Gonzalez.
- He is a devout Christian.
- His net worth is $1.5 million.
Who is Pedri?
Pedri plays football at the professional level in Spain. He is a central defender for Barcelona in La Liga and the Spanish national team. He was born on November 25, 2002, and his full name is Pedro Gonzalez Lopez.
Pedri is a quick, intelligent, creative, and hard-working player who is revered for his superior technical abilities, ball control, passing, awareness, and vision, as well as his capacity to regulate himself in confined areas, find and exploit openings, and play the final ball or penetrating passes.
Pedri’s dribbling skills, stamina, cool head under pressure, and versatility as a player with either foot have earned him praise. His position has been likened to that of a mezzala in the eyes of the Italian sports media.
Pedri Early Life
Pedri entered the world on November 25, 2002, in Bajamar, Spain. He is now 20 years old. Fernado and Maria Rosairo are the proud parents of Pedri. He also has a sibling. Pedri signed with CF Juventud Laguna when he was 12 years old and played there till 2018. After moving to Tegueste from Bajamar, Tenerife, Canary Islands, when Pedri was three years old, he quickly established himself as a central defender for UD Tegueste.
We know that Pedri received his primary and secondary education in Tegueste, Spain, but little is known about his formal education.
After spending time with Juventud Laguna’s youth team, Pedri joined the Las Palmas youth squad in 2018. Having been called up to manager Pepe Mel’s first team at the tender age of 16, he signed a professional four-year contract with the club on July 15, 2019. Pedri made his first appearance in a professional game for the first time on August 18, 2019, when he was only 16 years old. The game was a home loss to Huesca in the Segunda División, and the score was 0-1.
Pedri, then 16, broke the club record for youngest goalscorer on September 19, 2019, when he netted his first professional goal in a home win over Sporting Gijón. In a deal finalised on September 2, 2019, Barcelona and Las Palmas agreed to a Pedri transfer effective July 1, 2020. The player signed a two-year deal with the Catalan club for a base salary of €5 million, plus bonuses based on performance.
Given the number 16 shirt for the 2020-21 season, Pedri played for the first time on September 27, 2020, when he replaced Philippe Coutinho in a 4-0 La Liga win over Villarreal. His first game was an away loss to Getafe, 0-1, on October 17, 2020. On January 6, 2021, he assisted on Barcelona’s second goal and scored a free kick as Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 3-2 at San Mamés. Pedri won his first trophy as a senior after Barcelona beat Athletic 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final on April 17, 2021.
On May 8, 2021, at the age of 18 years, Pedri made his 50th appearance for Barcelona in all competitions, starting in the 0-0 draw against Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou. He was the second youngest player to reach this milestone after Bojan Krki reached it at 18. In the middle of October 2021, Pedri re-upped with Barcelona for a record $1.57 billion. For his outstanding play in European football while still a teenager, Pedri was honoured with the Tuttosport Golden Boy award on November 22, 2021. The following week, France Football also presented him with the 2021 Kopa Trophy for being the most excellent and consistent player in the world under the age of 21.
On February 13, 2022, in a 2-2 tie with Espanyol, Pedri scored the fastest Derbi Barcelona goal of the twenty-first century. Barcelona were knocked out of the Europa League quarterfinals on April 14, 2022, after Pedri suffered a hamstring strain during the second leg of the match against Frankfurt. It was reported that Pedri’s season ended prematurely. The football media universally agree that Pedri is one of the most exciting young players in the world.
Fernado and Maria Rosairo are the proud parents of Pedri.
Pedri’s brother is Fernando Gonzalez.
Pedri’s family roots can be traced back to Spain.
Pedri adheres to the Christian religion.
Pedri does not have a spouse, and to our knowledge, he is not currently in a relationship with anybody else or dating anyone. He has not yet committed to any romantic relationships.
Pedri does not yet have any children of his own.
Pedri Social Media
On Twitter and Instagram, Pedri posts under the handle @pedri; you can follow him there.
Pedri Net Worth
Pedri’s wealth is estimated to be in the range of $1.5 million.