Pedri is a central midfielder playing for La Liga club Barcelona and the Spanish National team. Keep reading as we have analyzed his profile, professional career, net worth, market value, salary, contract, ranking, FIFA 21 rating, trophies, stats and achievements.
|Player Full Name||Pedri|
|Previous Club (s)||Las Palmas|
|Main position of Play||Central Midfield|
|Other position of Play||Attacking midfield|
|Net Worth||10 Million Euro/ 8.6 Million Pound|
|Market Value||80 Million Euro/ 68.7 Million Pound|
|Height||174cm/ 1.74m/ 5 ft. 7 in|
|Age as at 2021||19 years old|
|Place of Birth||Tenerife, Spain|
|Date of Birth||November 25, 2002|
Professional Career for Pedri
Pedro Gonzalez Lopez commonly known as Pedri was born on November 25, 2002, in Tegueste, Tenerife, Spain. He is not from the Spain mainland but originates from Spain’s Island called Canary found in West Africa near Morocco. He then began his football career playing for a team from his hometown Tegueste Juventud Laguna between 2015 and 2018 when he signed for Las Palmas on July 1, 2019.
Pedri joined the club’s under 19 on July 1, 2019, and on July 15, 2019; he signed a four-year contract and Pepe Mel the manager promoted him straight to the first team. Due to his talent, he shinned and within two months, Barcelona identified and signed him but remained at Palmas on loan.
At age of 16 years, 9 months, and 23 days, Pedri set the club record as the youngest player to score when he netted a single match-winning goal on September 19, 2019, against Sporting Gijon his first professional goal. His debut for Palmas was on August 18, 2019, when they lost by a goal at home to Huesca. During his loan spell at Las Palmas, he made 36 appearances and scored four goals with six assists.
The club signed Pedri on September 2, 2019, for a fee of 20 million euros and loan him back to the same club until June 30, 2020, when the loan ended and he officially joined Barcelona. Pedri played 52 games in the 2020-21 season the most in the entire first-team squad.
He scored four goals and provided six assists in his first season with Barcelona with an 89% pass rate success and 38 won tackles. He made his La Liga debut on September 27, 2020, in a 4-0 win against Villareal coming on as a substitute for Phillippe Coutinho. He scored his first La Liga goal against Real Betis on November 7, 2020, in a 5-2 home win.
In the Champions League, he scored his first goal against Ferencvaros on October 20, 2020, in a 5-1 win. He then won his first trophy with Barcelona after beating Athletic Bilbao on April 17, 2021, and reached 50 appearances for Barcelona on May 8, 2021, to become the second-youngest player after Bojan Krkic.
The midfielder has represented the Spanish youth team at various levels beginning with the under 17 where he made five appearances. He played two games and scored a goal for the under 18 before his single game for the under 19. Pedri featured for times with the under 21 and once with under 23 before joining the senior team on March 25, 2021.
Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Coach Luis Enrique called up Pedri in March 2021 to join the senior team. On March 25, he debuted against Greece. Enrique again selected him in his 24-man squad for the Euro 2020 starting in their 0-0 draw with Sweden to be the youngest Spanish player to debut in the competition a record that Miguel Tendillo previously set in the Euro 1980.
Pedri played all the six Spain Euro games to the semi-finals where they lost to the competition’s winners Italy on penalties following a 1-1 draw. He finished the competition as the only Spaniard on the list of the Euro 2020 Team of the Tournament and won the award of Euro 2020 Young Player of the Tournament.
He was called for the Spain 2020 Olympics, a move his Barcelona coach Ronald did not like terming the calls too many in the same summer following the Euro inclusion. The Spanish team went on to the finals only to lose to Brazil 2-1.
Pedri Net worth and Market value
The midfielder’s value has risen over time, we would like to give you details about his current, and previous values. Currently, the market value for Pedri is 80 million euros. His value has been on the gradual rise since his time at Las Palmas. As of September 10, 2019, Pedri’s value was 5 million euros, this was his lowest value. He was just a youth then at 16 years.
April 2020, the value increased to 7.2 million and rose further to 15 million in October 2020 having signed for Barcelona. His value doubled in November and by January 2021, it was at 50 million. July 2021 at age of 18 years, he had a value of 80 million euros. Pedri has a net worth of 10 million euros.
Globally Pedri ranks at position 16 among all players in the world. In his country Spain, Pedri is number one. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Ligue, he settles for the second position at Barcelona and third positions in La Liga respectively.
At the central midfield, which is his main position of play, he ranks 2nd. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2002, Pedri stands at position one.
Pedri FIFA 22 rating.
Pedri has an overall rating of 77 with a potential of 91. He rates with four stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is high/medium. In terms of traits, he is a technical dribbler, speed dribbler, and flair.
In the attack, the score is 65 for crossing, finishing 72, heading 50, short pass 80, and volleys 45. For movement, the scorers are 86 for acceleration, sprint speed of 76, agility 82, reactions 75, and balance 89.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 80, Curve 64, FK accuracy 51, long pass 79, and ball control 79. Power the score is shot power 62, jumping 64, stamina 74, strength 52, and long shots 70.
At defense, defense awareness is 45, standing tackle is 71, and sliding tackle of 60. Mental scores are 59 for aggression, interceptions 55, attacking position 77, vision 81, penalties 53, and composure 82.
Pedri transfer history.
He first was playing at his hometown club Tegueste Juventud Laguna until his first transfer on July 1, 2019, when he joined Las Palmas under 19. The club then transferred him to their senior team where he played until Barcelona came seeking his signature in a deal worth 20 million euros on September 2, 2019. He would then continue playing at Las Palmas on loan until June 30, 2020, when the contract ended and joined Barcelona senior team.
Pedri salary and contract
Pedri joined Barcelona on September 2, 2019, from Las Palmas for 20 million euros with a contract option with the club for years. His current contract will expire on June 30, 2022. The midfielder pockets a salary of 38,000 euros per week and 2 million euros per year.
Honors/Trophies/Titles won by Pedri.
- He won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona in the 2020-21 season.
- He won a silver medal with Spain when they finished runners in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
- Pedri debuted for Spain under 17 on October 28, 2019, and made five appearances.
- He played his first game for Spain under 18 on September 14, 2019, and featured twice with a goal.
- For the under 19, the debut was on February 26, 2020, and once played a single game.
- September 3, 2020, Pedri debuted for under 21 and represented them in four games.
- He debuted for Spain under 23 on July 17, 2021, and was featured once.
- He finally made the senior team debut on March 25, 2021, against Greece.
- Pedri debuted for the Olympic team on July 22, 2021, and recorded six appearances
- Pedri Barcelona’s debut came on September 27, 2020, when he came on as a substitute for Philippe Coutinho in their 4-0 win over Villareal.
- He first played for Las Palmas on August 18, 2019, against Huesca in a 1-0 loss at home.
Pedri achievements/ Individual awards
- Pedri set the club record for Las Palmas as the youngest player to score when he netted a single match-winning goal on September 19, 2019, against Sporting Gijon
- Youngest player to represent Spain in the European Championship aged 18 years, six months, and 18 days.
- Youngest player to feature in a knock-out stage of the European Championship when he was selected against Croatia in the round of 16 at the age of 18 years and 215 days.
- won the Young Player of the Tournament in the Euro 2020 Competitions.
- Named in the Euro 2020 Team of the Tournament list.
- He was in the UEFA Champions League Breakthrough eleven in 2020