March 11, 2006

Information about Puyol

Personal facts

About him

  • Soccer player
  • Born April 13, 1978
  • Vielha, Spain
  • 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches)
  • 80 kg (176 pounds)
  • Also known as Carles Puyol Saforcado

Accomplishments

FC Barcelona

  • Spanish league champion: 2004.
  • Spanish Supercup champion: 2005.
  • Catalonia cup champion: 3 times; 1999, 2003 and 2004.

Olympic Games

  • Silver medal in Sydney, Australia: 2000.

Soccer facts

Position

  • Middle defender

Team

  • FC Barcelona

Other facts

  • Captain of FC Barcelona.
  • Has played many times for the national team.