Luis Enrique

former Spanish footballer and manager

Luis Enrique Martínez García (Spanish pronunciation: [lwis enˈrike]; born 8 May 1970), known as Luis Enrique, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player. He is the current head coach of the Spain national team. He is widely considered as one of the best managers in the world.[2][3][4][5][6]

Luis Enrique
2015 UEFA Super Cup 66.jpg
Luis Enrique in 2016
Personal information
Full name Luis Enrique Martínez García[1]
Date of birth (1970-05-08) 8 May 1970 (age 52)[1]
Place of birth Gijón, Spain[1]
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder, forward
Club information
Current team
Spain (manager)
Youth career
1981–1988 Sporting Gijón
1984–1988 → La Braña (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1990 Sporting Gijón B 27 (5)
1989–1991 Sporting Gijón 36 (14)
1991–1996 Real Madrid 157 (15)
1996–2004 Barcelona 207 (73)
Total 427 (107)
National team
1990–1991 Spain U21 5 (0)
1991–1992 Spain U23 14 (3)
1991–2002 Spain 62 (12)
1999–2000 Asturias 2 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2011 Barcelona B
2011–2012 Roma
2013–2014 Celta
2014–2017 Barcelona
2018–2019 Spain
2019– Spain
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Spain
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Team
Representing  Spain (as manager)
UEFA Nations League
Runner-up 2021
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[7][8]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other[nb 1] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sporting Gijón B 1989–90 Segunda División B 27 5 27 5
Sporting Gijón 1989–90 La Liga 1 0 1 0
1990–91 35 14 9 3 44 17
Total 36 14 9 3 0 0 0 0 45 17
Real Madrid 1991–92 La Liga 29 4 6 1 6 0 41 5
1992–93 34 2 6 0 8 1 48 3
1993–94 28 2 4 1 6 0 2 0 40 3
1994–95 35 4 2 0 6 0 43 4
1995–96 31 3 0 0 8 0 2 0 41 3
Total 157 15 18 2 34 1 4 0 213 18
Barcelona 1996–97 La Liga 35 17 7 1 7 0 2 0 51 18
1997–98 34 18 6 3 6 4 1 0 47 25
1998–99 26 11 3 0 3 1 2 0 34 12
1999–2000 19 3 5 3 7 6 2 0 33 12
2000–01 28 9 4 1 9 6 41 16
2001–02 23 5 0 0 15 6 38 11
2002–03 18 8 0 0 8 2 26 10
2003–04 24 3 1 0 5 2 30 5
Total 207 73 26 8 60 27 7 0 300 109
Career total 427 107 53 13 94 28 11 0 585 149
Notes

InternationalEdit

Appearances and goals by national team and year[9]
National team Year Apps Goals
Spain 1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 9 3
1995 8 0
1996 9 2
1997 4 2
1998 8 1
1999 8 4
2000 3 0
2001 5 0
2002 5 0
Total 62 12
Scores and results list Spain's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Luis Enrique goal.
List of international goals scored by Luis Enrique[10]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 2 July 1994 RFK Memorial, Washington, United States    Switzerland 2–0 3–0 1994 World Cup
2 16 November 1994 Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville, Spain   Denmark 3–0 3–0 Euro 1996 qualifying
3 17 December 1994 Constant Vanden Stock, Brussels, Belgium   Belgium 4–1 4–1 Euro 1996 qualifying
4 4 September 1996 Svangaskarð, Toftir, Faroes   Faroe Islands 1–0 6–2 1998 World Cup qualification
5 13 November 1996 Heliodoro Rodríguez López, Tenerife, Spain   Slovakia 3–1 4–1 1998 World Cup qualification
6 11 October 1997 El Molinón, Gijón, Spain   Faroe Islands 1–0 3–1 1998 World Cup qualification
7 3–1
8 24 June 1998 Félix Bollaert, Lens, France   Bulgaria 2–0 6–1 1998 World Cup
9 5 June 1999 El Madrigal, Villarreal, Spain   San Marino 2–0 9–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
10 6–0
11 7–0
12 4 September 1999 Ernst Happel, Vienna, Austria   Austria 3–1 3–1 Euro 2000 qualifying

Managerial statisticsEdit

As of match played 14 November 2021[11]
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Barcelona B 26 May 2008 8 June 2011 124 59 40 25 208 139 +69 047.58 [12]
Roma 8 June 2011 13 May 2012 42 17 9 16 64 59 +5 040.48 [13]
Celta 8 June 2013 17 May 2014 40 15 7 18 50 58 −8 037.50 [14]
Barcelona 19 May 2014 29 May 2017 181 138 22 21 519 147 +372 076.24 [13]
Spain 9 July 2018 26 March 2019 8 6 0 2 21 9 +12 075.00 [15]
Spain 19 November 2019 Present 26 13 10 3 49 18 +31 050.00 [16]
Total 421 248 88 85 911 430 +481 058.91

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

Real Madrid

Barcelona

Spain U23

Individual

ManagerEdit

Barcelona

Spain

Individual

ReferencesEdit

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