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Riqui Puig is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Barcelona as a central midfielder.
|Net Worth||€1.5 million|
Ricard “Riqui” Puig Martí was born on August 13, 1999(age 22 years) in Matadepera, Spain. Riqui Puig’s father, Carlos, was also a footballer. A left back, he spent his entire career representing Terrassa.
Puig joined FC Barcelona’s La Masia in 2013, from UFB Jàbac Terrassa. After progressing through the youth setup, he made his senior debut with the reserves on 24 February 2018, coming on as a second-half substitute for Marcus McGuane in a 1–1 home draw against Gimnàstic Tarragona for the Segunda División championship.
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On 11 June 2018, Puig renewed his contract with Barça until 2021, and was promoted to the B-team in Segunda División B. He made his first team debut on 5 December, replacing fellow youth graduate Oriol Busquets in the 55th minute of a 4–1 home routing of Cultural Leonesa, for the season’s Copa del Rey; he also assisted Denis Suárez, who scored Barcelona’s fourth goal.
Puig made his La Liga debut on 13 April 2019, starting and playing 67 minutes in a 0–0 draw against Huesca. He scored his first goal for Barça B on 14 September, the second in a 2–2 home draw against AE Prat.
On 6 October 2020, Puig was promoted to the first team, being handed the number 12 jersey which was previously worn by Rafinha.
On 13 January 2021, Puig scored the winning penalty in the penalty shootout (Barcelona won 3–2) after being held at 1–1 at the end of extra time by Real Sociedad in the Supercopa de España semi-final. On 24 January 2021, Puig scored his first goal for the first team in a 2–0 away win in La Liga against Elche, when he headed in Barcelona’s second goal from a Frenkie de Jong assist.
Riqui Puig is married to Charlot Puig best known as Carlota. They had their private wedding on December 19, 2019. His wife is fashion buyer at OYSHO.
Riqui Puig net worth
How much is Riqui Puig net worth 2021 is estimated at around €1.2 million. His main source of income is from his football career and has a salary of €15,000. However, he has the following honours with FC Barcelona; La Liga: 2018–19, UEFA Youth League: 2017–18, Copa del Rey: 2020–21