Xavi

Born: January 25, 1980 (age 35)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Terrassa, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Centre-midfielder
Team: Barcelona (no. 6)
Career History
Youth1991-1998Barcelona
Senior1998-Barcelona
International2000-2014Spain
Sports Mole has 552 articles about Xavi. Articles 1 to 40:
Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona v Valencia CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 18, 2015
Match Analysis: Barcelona 2-0 Valencia
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona record a 2-0 win over Valencia in La Liga.
22:35
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Team News: Five changes for Barcelona
Barcelona make five changes to the side that beat Paris Saint-Germain for their La Liga clash against Valencia at Camp Nou.
14:41
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Valencia's French midfielder Sofiane Feghouli during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on November 30, 2014
Preview: Barcelona vs. Valencia
Sports Mole previews the La Liga clash between table-topping Barcelona and Champions League-chasing Valencia at Camp Nou.
Apr 16, 17:58
Luis Enrique Martinez faces the media during his official presentation as the new coach of FC Barcelona at Camp Nou on May 21, 2014
Luis Enrique: 'I am in charge at Barcelona'
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique plays down Neymar's angry reaction to being substituted during Sunday's 2-2 draw at Sevilla in La Liga.
Apr 15, 17:35
Koke celebrates scoring their team,s second goal during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and FC Barcelona at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on April 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Sevilla 2-2 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Sevilla draw 2-2 with La Liga leaders Barcelona in Seville.
Apr 11, 21:31
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Luis Enrique still hopeful of Xavi stay
Luis Enrique admits that he is still hopeful of keeping legendary midfielder Xavi beyond this season.
Apr 9, 01:56
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Barcelona 4-0 Almeria
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona beat Almeria 4-0 at Camp Nou in La Liga.
Apr 9, 00:30
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and UD Almeria at Camp Nou on April 8, 2015
Result: Barcelona go seven points clear with routine Almeria win
Barcelona record a comfortable 3-0 win at home to Almeria to go seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Apr 8, 20:51
Ander Herrera of Manchester United celebrates with team-mate Ashley Young of Manchester United after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Barcelona target Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera?
Barcelona reportedly outline a future move for Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera.
Apr 8, 09:07
Sergio Busquets for Barcelona on January 4, 2015
Celta Vigo's Fabian Orellana sent off for throwing grass at Sergio Busquets
Celta Vigo defender Fabian Orellana was sent off in his side's 1-0 defeat against Barcelona on Sunday for throwing a piece of turf at Sergio Busquets.
Apr 6, 15:25
Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (C) celebrates a goal with teammates Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez against Granada on February 28, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Almeria
Sports Mole looks ahead to the La Liga clash between leaders Barcelona and struggling Almeria at the Camp Nou.
Apr 6, 12:18
Celta's Argentinian defender Gustavo Cabral (R) vies with Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs FC Barcelona at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on April 5, 2015
Player Ratings: Celta Vigo 0-1 Barcelona
Sports Mole takes a closer look at how each individual player performed during Barcelona's 1-0 La Liga win at 10-man Celta Vigo.
Apr 5, 22:57
Celta's Argentinian defender Gustavo Cabral (R) vies with Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs FC Barcelona at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on April 5, 2015
Result: Jeremy Mathieu the hero as Barcelona labour to Celta Vigo win
Barcelona maintain their four-point lead over second-placed Real Madrid by labouring to a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo at Balaidos.
Apr 5, 21:50
Real Madrid's forward Raul reacts during the Santiago Bernabeu trophy football match Real Madrid CF vs Al-Sadd SC at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 22, 2013
Raul warns Xavi over Qatar move
Experienced Spaniard Xavi would be "playing at half-empty stadiums" if he moves to Al Sadd this summer, according to now New York Cosmos forward Raul.
Mar 31, 16:12
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Al Sadd: 'We want Xavi'
Al Sadd director of football Mohammed Al Ali says that the Qatari club "hope to sign" Barcelona midfielder Xavi this summer.
Mar 30, 14:48
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Sergio Busquets hails Xavi
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets lavishes praise on club and former Spain teammate Xavi.
Mar 28, 15:38
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Report: Xavi agrees three-year deal with Qatari club Al Sadd
Barcelona star Xavi reportedly agrees a three-year deal with Qatari club Al Sadd.
Mar 26, 16:38
Jeremy Mathieu for Barcelona on December 10, 2014
Team News: Jeremy Mathieu takes place of injured Sergio Busquets for Barcelona
Jeremy Mathieu replaces the injured Sergio Busquets in Barcelona's only change from the opening leg for tonight's Champions League second leg against Manchester City.
Mar 18, 18:47
Lionel Messi of Barcelona draws a foul from Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City in the area to win a penalty during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City and Barcelona at Etihad Stadium on February 24, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the second leg of Barcelona's last-16 Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Camp Nou.
Mar 16, 14:13
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Xavi "glad" to have stayed at Barcelona
Barcelona midfielder Xavi says that he has no regrets over turning down the chance to leave Camp Nou last summer.
Mar 11, 15:55
Lionel Messi is congratulated by Neymar after scoring Barcelona's opener against Deportivo La Coruna on January 18, 2015
Result: Luis Suarez, Neymar goals help Barcelona beat Villarreal to Copa del Rey final
Luis Suarez and Neymar goals help Barcelona beat Villarreal and reach the Copa del Rey final.
Mar 4, 20:38
Xavi prepares to take a corner for Barcelona against Sevilla on September 14, 2013.
Report: Barcelona's Xavi agrees move to MLS side New York City FC
Xavi is reportedly close to agreeing a move to MLS side New York City FC from Barcelona.
Mar 4, 10:28
Xavi Hernandez for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
New York City still want Xavi
Barcelona midfielder Xavi is still being lined up for a move to America by New York City FC.
Feb 28, 17:33
Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (C) celebrates a goal with teammates Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez against Granada on February 28, 2015
Match Analysis: Granada 1-3 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona beat Granada 3-1 in La Liga.
Feb 28, 17:28
Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (C) vies with Granada's French defender Dimitri Foulquier (L) and Swedish midfielder Daniel Larsson during the Spanish league football match
Result: Barcelona seal comfortable away win over Granada with 3-1 victory
Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi give Barcelona a comfortable 3-1 victory away at Granada in La Liga.
Feb 28, 16:50
Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (C) vies with Granada's French defender Dimitri Foulquier (L) and Swedish midfielder Daniel Larsson during the Spanish league football match
Half-Time Report: Ivan Rakitic puts Barcelona ahead at the break
Barcelona hold a 1-0 half-time lead over Granada in La Liga thanks to Ivan Rakitic's first-half goal at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.
Feb 28, 15:47
Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrate during the La Liga match against Atletico Madrid on January 11, 2015
Team News: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar all start for Barcelona at Granada
Barcelona feature a front three of Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Neymar as they visit Granada in La Liga.
Feb 28, 14:46
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi heads the ball wide off the rebound from his penalty that was saved by Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match between Manchester City
Preview: Granada vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Granada and Barcelona.
Feb 27, 17:55
Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrate during the La Liga match against Atletico Madrid on January 11, 2015
Frank Lampard praises "really strong" Barcelona
Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard hails Barcelona ahead of the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash at the Etihad Stadium.
Feb 24, 04:41
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Team News: Andres Iniesta returns for Barcelona
Andres Iniesta returns to Barcelona's starting lineup for their La Liga clash with Malaga.
Feb 21, 14:23
Lionel Messi for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Sports Mole's La Liga Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its 11 star performers following another enthralling weekend of La Liga action.
Feb 17, 12:55
Xavi prepares to take a corner for Barcelona against Sevilla on September 14, 2013.
Xavi "happy" with Barcelona stay
Veteran midfielder Xavi reveals his happiness at having remained with Barcelona last summer.
Feb 14, 16:53
Xavi prepares to take a corner for Barcelona against Sevilla on September 14, 2013.
Xavi "tired of" Neymar transfer saga
Barcelona midfielder Xavi reveals that he is "tired of" the transfer saga involving Neymar's move to the club in 2013.
Feb 14, 09:09
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Levante
Sports Mole previews the match in La Liga between in-form Barcelona and Levante.
Feb 13, 17:09
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Athletic Bilbao 2-5 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 5-2 in La Liga.
Feb 8, 22:20
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar celebrates wirh Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi after scoring their first team goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on Oct
Match Analysis: Elche 0-6 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona thump Elche 6-0 in La Liga.
Jan 24, 19:30
Neymar JR of Barcelona celebrates after scoring during the La Liga match between Elche FC and FC Barcelona at Estadio Manuel Martinez Valero on January 24, 2015
Result: Barcelona brush aside 10-man Elche
Barcelona sweep aside 10-man Elche in a 6-0 win to keep pace with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.
Jan 24, 18:50
Barcelona's defender Gerard Pique celebrates with Barcelona's midfielder Sergi Samper and Barcelona's forward Munir after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Barcelona vs APOEL FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 17
Half-Time Report: Gerard Pique give Barcelona half-time lead over Elche
Barcelona lead Elche 1-0 at half time thanks to Gerard Pique's 36th-minute strike.
Jan 24, 17:46
Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona reacts as he fail to score during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona at Estadi de Mestalla on November 30, 2014
Team News: Luis Suarez, Andres Iniesta on Barcelona bench for trip to Elche
Barcelona rest a number of key players, including Luiz Suarez and Andres Iniesta, for their game away at Elche this evening.
Jan 24, 16:03
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Preview: Elche vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's trip to face Elche this weekend, when they will be looking to keep up with the chasing pack in La Liga.
Jan 22, 18:38
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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Barcelona327078
2Real Madrid326776
3Atletico Madrid323569
4Valencia323165
5Sevilla312162
6Villarreal311451
7Malaga32-346
8Athletic Bilbao32-543
9Espanyol32-142
10Celta Vigo31239
11Real Sociedad31-638
12Rayo Vallecano31-2338
13Getafe32-1736
14Eibar31-1531
15Elche31-2831
16Levante32-3029
17Deportivo La Coruna32-2328
18Almeria31-2328
19Granada31-3624
20Cordoba31-3019