Pedri is a Spanish Soccer Player. Pedri is an attacking midfielder who was able to debut with top-flight La Liga squad Barcelona in September 2020. He scored his first goal in La Liga for Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League group stage in October 2020.
Table of Biography
Birth Facts and Education
Pedri was born on November 25, 2002, in Tegueste, Spain. He is 19 years old and is under the astrological sign, Sagittarius. He holds Spanish nationality and his full name is Pedro González López.
The name and information regarding his parents are not available at the moment. However, we know that he has a brother but his name is also unknown. Likewise, he was born into a middle-class family and his father used to show him videos of Michael Laudrup. His family is very supportive regarding his soccer career. Also, Lopez grew up as a fan of Barcelona.
Regarding his educational background and qualifications, the name of the educational institutions he has attended or is attending is not available as of now. However, when we consider his age, he is attending university.
Career and Professional Life
Pedri was able to join Las Palmas’s youth setup in the year 2018 from CF Juventud Laguna. And, when he was 16 years old, he signed a professional four-year contract with the club, being promoted to the first team by manager Pepe Mel. He then made his professional debut on 18 August 2019, by starting in a 0–1 home loss against Huesca in the Segunda División. Likewise, he also was able to score his first professional goal on 19 September and became the youngest goalscorer in Las Palmas history at 16 years, 9 months, and 23 days of age.
He debuted with the Catalan club on September 27, 2019, replacing Philippe Coutinho in a 4–0 home win against Villarreal in La Liga. Moreover, he even was able to receive his first start on 17 October in a 0–1 away loss against Getafe. He also scored his first goal for the club on his UEFA Champions League debut. Likewise, on 17 April, he was able to win the first trophy of his senior career after Barcelona beat Athletic 4–0 in the Copa del Rey final.
More About Career
During this time, he even became the second-youngest player to reach this milestone after Bojan Krkić. He was able to win the 2021 Kopa Trophy on 29 November, which is awarded by France Football to the best performing player under the age of 21.
Moreover, Pedri was called up to the Spain under-21 squad on 21 August 2020; he later made his debut on 3 September in a 1–0 away win over Macedonia in a qualifying match for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. Also, in May of the year 2021, he was a part of Enrique’s 24-man squad for UEFA Euro 2020. He also was able to become the youngest player ever to represent Spain at the European Championships. Further, he was able to play all but one minute of Spain’s six matches and had an important impact on Spain’s run to the semifinal.
He was called up to the Spain squad for the 2020 Summer Olympics on 29 June 2021. Likewise, he is regarded as one of the most promising young footballers in the world in the football media.
Pedri is possibly single at the moment and is more focused on his career and soccer rather than his relationship. Or he might have kept his love relationships private and away from the limelight and the media attention. Even when we focus on his past relationships, no information has come forward until now.
Pedri has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and his weight is 60 Kg but his other body measurements are not available until now. Moreover, Lopez has brown hair and brown eyes.
Social Media and Net Worth
Pedri is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He owns his Instagram account under the name “pedri” and has 5.1 million followers on it. Likewise, he has 919.1K followers on Twitter and 1.7 million followers on Facebook.
According to essentiallysports.com, He has a net worth of $4 million and his main income source must be his soccer career.