Luis Enrique Martínez García, widely known as Luis Enrique was born on 8 May 1970 in Gijon, Spain.
He is a Spanish professional football manager and former player. He is currently in charge of the Spanish national men’s football team.
Enrique began his footballing career with his hometown team Sporting de Gijon where he played for three seasons and earned the nickname Lucho. He is one of a handful of footballers to have played for the Spanish football giants and rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Described by Pele as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers, Enrique who had 62 caps with the Spanish national team hung his boots on 10 August 2004 at the age of 34.
Enrique cut his managerial teeth with the Barcelona B side before going on to coach teams like AS Roma, Celta Vigo, and Barcelona FC.
Luis Enrique was named coach of the Spain national team on 9 July 2018.
Luis Enrique Family: Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Luis Enrique Wife
Enrique is married to Elena Cullell, They have been married since 27 December 1997.
Luis Enrique Children
Enrique had three children; Sira Martinez, Pacho Martinez, and Xana Martinez but unfortunately Xana died at the age of 9 of bone cancer on 29 August 2019.
Luis Enrique Parents
Enrique was born to Luis Martínez and Nely García.
Luis Enrique Siblings
Enrique has three siblings whose identities are currently undisclosed.
Luis Enrique Nationality
Enrique is Spanish.