Luis Enrique Bio, Age, Career, Family, Net Worth 2022

Quick Facts of Luis Enrique

Net Worth$25 million
Salary$2 million per year
Height5 ft 11 in
Date of Birth8 May, 1970
ProfessionCoaches

Luis Enrique is a former player and manager in the Spanish Professional Football League. He is now the head coach of Spain’s national team. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s top managers.

About Luis Enrique:

Luis Enrique is a Spanish professional football manager and former player. He is the current head coach of Spain’s national team. He was born on May 8, 1970 in Gijón, Spain. He is largely regarded as one of the world’s top managers. He was a versatile player with strong technique who could play in a variety of positions, but preferred to play as a midfielder or striker.

Luis Enrique began his managerial career with Barcelona B in 2008.

Luis Enrique’s Personal Life

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Luis Enrique spent time in Australia after quitting football to practice surfing. He raced the New York City Marathon in 2005, the Amsterdam Marathon in 2006, the Florence Marathon in 2007, and the Marathon des Sables in 2008, as well as competing in and finishing the Frankfurt Ironman in 2007. He was scheduled to compete in the Klagenfurt Ironman race in July 2008, but he opted out owing to his commitments as manager of Barcelona B.

Luis’s Family

Luis has one daughter, Xana, who died at the age of 9 from bone cancer. Because of his daughter’s condition, he resigned from his position with Spain’s national team in June.

Luis’s Playing Career

Club Career

Luis Enrique was born in Gijón, Asturias, and began his career with the local Sporting de Gijón, where he earned the nickname “Lucho” after Luis Flores, the team’s Mexican attacker. He then spent most of his playing career with the two most powerful Spanish clubs: for the first time in five seasons, Real Madrid and then Camp Nou.

Luis Enrique was frequently injured during his final years with Barcelona, and he refused to renew his contract. He concluded his professional career with 400 league appearances and 102 goals, and was voted one of the top 125 best living players by Pelé in March.

International Career 

Luis Enrique represented Spain at three FIFA World Cups, in 1994, 1998, and 2002 (as well as UEFA Euro 1996). Luis Enrique scored his first international goal in a 3–0 round-of-16 triumph over Switzerland in Washington, D.C. during the 1994 World Cup. Luis Enrique withdrew from international football on June 23, 2002, in order to allow younger players more playing time and concentrate only on his club.

Luis’s coaching career

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Barcelona B

Luis Enrique returned to Barcelona on May 26, 2008, to take over as manager of the B squad, called Barcelona. Despite having two years left on his contract, Luis Enrique declared in mid-March 2011 that he would quit at the end of the season. He guided the team to the playoffs, but they were not eligible for promotion.

Roma

On June 8, 2011, Luis Enrique agreed to become the next head coach of the Italian Serie A team, A.S. Roma. He signed a two-year deal, but despite having two years left on his contract, Luis Enrique chose to depart Roma at the end of the season after failing to qualify for any European tournament.

Celta

Luis Enrique took over as manager of RC Celta de Vigo on June 8, 2013, succeeding former national colleague Abel Resino. Luis Enrique confirmed his departure from Celta on May 16, 2014.

Barcelona, Spain

Luis Enrique returned to Barcelona as manager on a two-year contract on May 19, 2014. Luis Enrique suffered his first defeat in the competition on October 25, 2014, away to Real Madrid, and despite Barcelona’s excellent year, After 50 games in charge of Barcelona, Luis Enrique got his 42nd victory on April 21, 2015. On March 1, 2017, Luis Enrique confirmed that he would step down as team manager once his contract expires on June 30, 2017.

On July 9, 2018, Luis Enrique was named coach of the Spanish national team, succeeding former club and country teammate Fernando Hierro. Luis Enrique returned to the national team in November 2019 [69] after a four-month absence for personal reasons.

Luis’s Manager Profile

Luis Enrique is one of the best and most accomplished managers in the world, and he was the driving force behind Barcelona’s treble-winning season in 2014/15. The current Spain head coach is already a household name in his homeland, and his team was one penalty shootout away from reaching the European Championship final.

Tactics

Luis Enrique’s incisive and direct game, with rapid transitions from defense to attack, although relying on the front three of Messi, Suárez, and Neymar, was a stark contrast to the possession-heavy tactics of Barcelona’s previous managers. Luis Enrique used a 4–3–3 system in his first two seasons at Camp Nou. His results improved after he stopped fiddling with his starting eleven. The team’s creative outlet was the wings, with Neymar and Messi flanking Suárez on the inside, a change from their customary playing style.

Reception

Messi said Luis Enrique is one of the two finest coaches he’s ever played under, along with Pep Guardiola. While Guardiola claims that he has faced many great footballing teams as a manager, he believes that Luis Enrique’s Barcelona and Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool were the finest he has ever faced.

Luis’ Net Worth

According to figures, Enrique earns roughly $24.39 million per year for mentoring Messi, Neymar, Suarez, Pique, Iniesta, and others. He was the highest-paid strategist at the time, earning $2.07 million per month.

Luis’ Body Measurements

By judging his photos, we can say he is 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 73 kg. He has green eyes and black hair. Despite his increasing age, he has no health problems.

Luis’s Social Media

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Football Espana

He is not active on any social media yet. He likes to keep his life private.

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