Xavi has Monday the last match of his impressive career played. The clubicoon of FC Barcelona, lost with his Qatari club Al Sadd 2-0 at Persepolis out of Iran in the Asian Champions League.
The 39-year-old Xavi, who almost his entire career playing for Barcelona, also with the Spanish national team was very successful, announced his retirement earlier this month.
The midfielder is now focused on a career as a trainer and will take account of the philosophy of Johan Cruyff as an example, he had to know.
The successes of Xavi at FC Barcelona
Xavi played the majority of his career at Barcelona.
Up to 25 prizes won in the midfield in service in Barcelona.
In 2009, after the victory at Manchester United in the Champions League final in Rome.
Xavi ended in 2010 when third in the Golden Ball contest, behind his team-mate Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta.
With Van der Sar, Messi and Terry after an election as the best midfielder of the Champions League 2009/2010.
Another individual award: the ‘Prince of Asturias’ prize in 2012.
Xavi shakes Pepe off during one of the many Clásico’s in 2011.
Xavi played 769 official matches for Barcelona.