Carles Puyol

Llegenda LEADER FROM THE BACK: According to Barcelona's head doctor, he was "the strongest, who has the quickest reactions, and who has the most explosive strength."

The Player


Puyol was at Barcelona for the entirety of his career, contributing to their successes with his incredible strength and amazing leadership presence


Key Skills
  • Commanding presence in the air
  • Composure
  • Unbreakable work ethic


Puyol's aggressive and determined style of play made him one of the great centre backs of his time


Quick Facts
  • 1. One club man, stayed at Barcelona his whole career
  • 2. Scored a bullet header to take Spain through to the World Cup Final in 2010
  • 3. Almost 600 career appearances for club and country





Final Note

The one club man Carlos Puyol was a hardline defender who led Barcelona to many titles and honours.