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Top facts about Pablo Gavi, Barcelona's exciting talent

A look at the Top facts about Pablo Gavi including his childhood, love life, career and his playing style.

Gavi began his career in 2015 at Barcelona's renowned school, La Masia. He was born in August 2004 on the Canary Islands in Spain. Gavi spent six years in La Masia before being promoted to Barcelona's squad for the 21–22 campaign.

He is a talented center midfielder, and several scouts in Europe have taken notice of his skills during last two seasons. Numerous English teams were interested in hiring him, including Manchester City and Tottenham. Barcelona does not want to lose him due to his enormous potential since they regard him as a successor to their late renowned midfielders.

During the Ballon D'or Ceremony in 2022, he received the

FIFA Golden Boy

and Kopa Trophy accolades.

Gavi, who is only 18 years old, has established himself as one of the spain's brilliant football stars. So let's look at some of Pablo Gavi's most interesting facts.

Top facts about Pablo Gavi you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about Pablo Gavi. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Pablo Martín Paez Gavira

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 5 August 2004 / Seville, Spain

  • Height & Weight:

    1.73 m (5 ft.10) /69 kg

  • Family Members

    : Not known

  • Relationship Status:


  • Wife/Girlfriend

    : Not Known

  • Children

    : None

  • Current team

    : Barcelona

  • Jersey Number

    : 6 at Barcelona and 9 for Spain national team 

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Leo

Pablo Gavi Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Pablo Gavi is about his birthday.

Pablo Gavi's Birthday

is at the fifth day of August 2004. Pablo Gavi nationality is Spanish. Gavi was born in Sevilla, Spain.

Pablo Gavi zodiac sign is Leo. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on the fifth of August are:

Footballers: Wayne Bridge, Kylian Hazard, Ray Clemens and Salomon Kalou/ Actors and Actresses: Jesse Williams, Olivia Holt and Helen Fischer

Pablo Gavi Childhood story and amateur career

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Pablo Gavi Childhood

story as well as the family and the background he grew up in.

Pablo Gavi was born into a football loving family from Sevilla in Spain. He spent his childhood in Los Palacios y Villafranca, a city with around 40.000 population where, interestingly, other footballers like Jesus Navas and Fabian Ruiz were raised too.

His amateur career started at Real Betis academy when he was 8 years old. Gavi was sensational for Betis and scored 96 goals during his two years with the academy. According to reports, many big Spanish clubs including Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Villareal. Gavi, however, wanted to join Barcelona. Nico's parents noticed his amazing potential and encouraged him to pursue a career at football by enrolling him into Barcelona's famous academy, La Masia when he was 11 years old.

His arrival at Barca's academy coincided the time Barcelona was at the top of the football world as Luis Enrique side won a total of 5 out of the sic possible titles in the 2014-15 season. Neymar, Suarez and Messi were at the top of their game in that period. Gavi was fascinated by the amazing atmosphere of the city during that time and fell in love with the club.

According to Barcauniversal website, Because of the FIFA sanction against Barcelona, Gavi had to wait until January 2016 to get registered with the Catalans. It was a tough period for him as he was unable to play football regularly.

The following season Gavi was registered and played his first game. His start was a bitter sweet experience as he scored his first goal at La Masia, against Espanyol, but broke his nose after a collision with an opposition. He underwent surgery and missed a full month.

Gavi's talent was so obvious that he rose through the ranks with ease. He won the league title in his first course at La Masia, and scored a brace in the game away against Tecnofutbol (5–11) that won them the domestic trophy.

Later in the same year Gavi faced his former club, Real Betis in the final of the Torneig de Falles. He was again instrumental for his team and netted one of the two goals in a 2–1 victory from the azulgranas, as he was also named the hottest prospect of the tournament.

His best game at La Masia was in the semi-finals against Real Madrid, Gavi was the hero as he scored a brace in a 2–0 victory. Barcelona advanced to the final and defeated Atletico Madrid 6-1 to win the title.

In February 2021, Gavi earned himself a place in the Barcelona B team which market the start of his professional career at the age of 16.

Pablo Gavi career

Pablo Gavi career

started in 2021 when he was promoted to Barcelona B. Gavi played only 2 games in his first six months with Barca B. His debut was in a 6-1 win over Hospitalet and his second game was against Espayol.

Gavi's biggest career breakthrough came in the 21-22 pre-season as many Barca B players were promoted to the first team. His fine performances persuaded Barcelona's former coach, Ronald Koeman to give him a chance to play with the senior side. Gavi played his first game for Barcelona's senior side in the club’s pre-season friendly win over Girona, which Barcelona won 4-0. He also played few minutes against Gimnastic and Red Bull Salzburg.

He replaced Sergi Roberto in the 73rd minute of Barcelona's 2-1 La Liga victory against Getafe on August 29, 2021, to play his first official game for the club. In the 3-2 victory over Elche at home on December 18, he not only assisted but also scored his first goal for the team.

In a 3-1 victory against Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espaa Final on January 15, 2023, Gavi not only netted a goal but also contributed two assists, earning him the player of the match award. On January 31, Barcelona announced Gavi will wear the number 6 jersey that had previously belonged to his manager, Xavi.

Gavi was picked for the Spanish team to compete in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, where he started all four games. With his goal against Costa Rica in Spain's opening round of the tournament, Gavi surpassed others behind Pele and Manuel Rosas as the 3rd youngest player to score in a World Cup game.

Pablo Gavi Playing style

Pablo Gavi is a midfielder who can play in multiple positions in the middle of the pitch. His versatility allows him to play as a central midfielder or as an attacking midfielder. He has been praised the most for his defensive abilities and is his ability to read the game and make vital interceptions. He is capable of dictating the team’s play and speed.

According to Barcauniversal, Gavi’s running motion is unorthodox and, along with impressive agility and balance, it makes his movements delightfully unpredictable. That helps him evade opponents when they press, something increasingly crucial in the modern game. Gavi receives the ball between the lines and has a fine first touch which allows him to spring forward and start attacks from deep, but is no stranger to bursting into the penalty area too.

According to his former coach at La Masia, Franc Artiga Gavi's only weak point is that he is hypercompetitive and although it may seem like a good feature, it can hinder his growth in the future.

Pablo Gavi girlfriend, Relationships and Marital Status

There is no official news about

Pablo Gavi girlfriend

as he has successfully kept his private life away from the media. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. However, it will not be long before Barcelona's new La Masia graduate finds love or gives an update on his relationship status. Especially since he is getting attention from media and fans. Any new information about Pablo Gavi love life will be published here at SportMob.

Pablo Gavi Transfermarket stats

According to

Pablo Gavi Transfermarket

stats, he has played 84 games for two of Barcelona sides (Barcelona B and Barcelona). He has scored 4 goals and assisted 11 times.

Gavi is a versatile central midfield. During his career, Pablo Gavi has played at different positions. He has played 60 games as a central midfielder and 18 games as a winger.

On the international level Pablo Gavi Transfermarket stats that he has been a member of Spain youth teams since 2018. He was first called up to Spain U15 side in December 2018 and went on to play 4 games before being promoted to the U16 side in 2020, where he played seven games. As of 2023, he has won 17 caps and scored three goals for Spain's senior national team.

Gavi is under contract with Barcelona until the end of 2026. His agent is Puyol, De la Pena & Sostres.

Pablo Gavi market Value

is €90.00m. He has an estimated net worth of 5 million Dollars in 2023, including all of his properties and earnings. Pablo Gavi salary in 2023 is €130,000 a week.

Some Short top facts about Pablo Gavi

  • Pablo Gavi is active in social media. Pablo Gavi Instagram account, ‌@pablogavi10 has around 14.1 milion followers.

  • Like many other football stars, Pablo Gavi is passionate about playing video games, especially the FIFA game. Pablo Gavi rating in FIFA 23 is 80 (his overall rating) with a potential of 89. He has got a 4-star skill moves rating.

  • Pablo Gavi religion is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth. It is not known whether he is a devoted religious person or not.

  • Pablo Gavi is sponsored by Nike.

  • Gavi has been compared to Andres Iniesta and Xavi and has a bit of both of their styles in his game. Many expect him to have a successful career at Barcelona.

Pablo Gavi Height is 1.73 meters.

Pablo Gavi weight

is 69kg. Pablo Gavi main position is the central midfield. Although he has also played as a winger or an attacking midfielder.

The most interesting facts about

Pablo Gavi tattoos

is that he does not have any tattoos yet.

Best Quotes on Pablo Gavi 

One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on top facts about Pablo Gavi is a look back at the most interesting quotes about Gavi from his friends and coaches.

He is so technically gifted, He is capable of changing what he is about to do in tenths of a second, and improvising under any circumstance of the game. It is very difficult to find a player with these abilities, and with this speed of execution.

Physically, this year he has evolved a lot, his physique complements his technical quality and decision making. He now has the quality to protect the ball. His lower body helps him and has made him more competitive in the youth teams. He has improved a lot in the control of his emotions. He is always on top of them, while keeping a winning mentality until the last minute. He still, though, has room for improvement in this.

(Franc Artiga, a former coach of Gavi's at La Masia)

I knew he would do well, but we must be mindful of him. He is a boy who has a lot of what we look for in Barca 'B', who has a lot of potential, who is doing very well in the U19s, and who is developing by being able to have minutes with us. Whenever we need him, he will do well with us, but we have to be patient

. (Garcia Pimienta, Former Barcelona B head coach)

Pablo Gavi records and achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Pablo Gavi with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level:


  • Supercopa de España

    : 2022–23


  • UEFA Nations League runner-up

    : 2020–21


  • Kopa Trophy

    : 2022

  • Golden Boy

    : 2022

  • IFFHS Men's World Youth (U20) Team

    : 2022

  • IFFHS Men's Youth (U20) UEFA Team

    : 2022

  • Trofeo Aldo Rovira

    : 2021–22

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