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Welcome to the first-ever international edition of What the (Blank)? Just like on the first day of elementary school, we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. Next up is legendary Barcelona defender and World Cup champion Carles Puyol, whom we caught up with during the 2016 Laureus Awards in Berlin. Yes, this is his real handwriting. 

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The smartest guy I’ve ever played with is …raul22


The best penalty kick taker of all time is …

koeman2


The weirdest instruction a manager has ever given me was …

puedo22

Translation: “I cannot tell you …”


The best kit in football belongs to …

La Pabla

Translation: La Pobla de Segur (Carles’ hometown club)


The one player I would have loved to play on a team with is …

maldini


My biggest match-day superstition was to …

entrar

Translation: Enter the pitch with my right foot


The funniest guy I’ve ever played with is …

pique


If I was not a footballer, my dream job would have been  …

director

Translation: Sports Director


During a penalty shootout, my secret weapon was …

rexar2

Translation: to pray


The one thing I always had to do when I got home from a match was …

vanesa

Translation: give a kiss to Vanesa


Draw a self-portrait:

lol

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