Pablo Gavira Profile
|Player’s Name||Pablo Martin Paez Gavira|
|Position of Play||Attacking Midfield|
|Other Position||Central Midfield|
|Age||17 years old|
|Place of Birth||Los Palacios y Villafranca, Spain|
|Date of Birth||August 5, 2004|
Pablo Gavira commonly Known as Gavi was born in Los Palaciosy Villafranca, Spain on August 5, 2004. He began his football career at Real Betis youths before joining Barcelona youths on July 2015. He made his debut for Barcelona B on February 21, 2021, in a 6-0 home win over CE L’Hospitalet.
After three appearances for the Barcelona B, Gavi impressed and he received a call to the senior team. He first featured in the Champions League 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich on coming on as a substitute for Sergio Busquets on the 59th minute on September 14, 2021, at the group stage. He made his LA Liga debut against Getafe in a 2-1 win on August 29, 2021.
He has represented his country Spain beginning with the under 15 where he played four games and scored a goal after making a debut on December 3, 2018, under Julen Guerrero at the age of 14 years, 3 months, and 28 days.
He went on to feature three times for the under 16 before joining the under 18 whose manager was Pablo Amo when he was 17 years and 27 days. Upon identifying his talent, Luis Enrique included him in the senior team on October 6, 2021, at age of 17 years, 2 months, and 1 day.
On October 6, 2021, he made his senior team debut in the UEFA Nations League Semi-finals against Italy in a game the won 2-1 playing 83 minutes before Sergi Roberto replaced him. In the finals against France, he started as they lost 2-1 to finish the competition as runners-up.
Transfer history and contract.
Gavi joined Barcelona youths in July 2015 on a free transfer and came through the club’s ranks all through to the senior team. In July 2019 he moved to the under 16 team and after a year he joined the under 19. Subsequently, Gavi on July 1, 2021, received a senior team call. The midfielder is on a two-year contract with Barcelona that will expire on June 30, 2023.
Position and style of play
What is his best position of play? The main position of play for Gavi is at the attacking midfield. However, the player he is has the potential of playing at right midfielder where he can as well give results. Gavi’s style of play involves the use of his skills to break through the midfield. The bold and attack-minded player creates pressure on the opposition players when they have the ball.
FIFA 22 rating.
Gavi has an overall rating of 77 with the potential of 89. He rates with two stars in skill moves and three stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is medium/medium.
In the attack, the score is 59 for crossing, finishing 55, heading 38, short pass 73, and volleys 46. For movement, the scorers are 68 for acceleration, sprint speed of 64, agility 77, reactions 64, and balance 78.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 67, Curve 65, FK accuracy 47, long pass 69, and ball control 70. Power the scores are; shot power 49, jumping 48, stamina 52, strength 44, and long shots 53.
At defense, defense awareness is 49, standing tackle 53, and sliding tackle of 44. Mental scores are 54 for aggression, interceptions58, attacking position 59, vision 70, penalties 51, and composure 68.
- Runner up in the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League with Spain.
Achievements and individual awards
- He recorded 96 goals for Real Betis before joining Barcelona
- The youngest player to play for Spain National team at the age of 17 years and 62 days.
- The fourth youngest player to represent Barcelona in the La Liga.
- He made his LA Liga debut against Getafe in a 2-1 win on August 29, 2021.
- He made his debut for Spain under Luis Enrique on October 6, 2021 at the age of 17years, 2monnths, and 1 days in the UEFA Nations League semi-final 2-1 win over Italy.