Who Is Elena Cullell? Stunning Wife Of Luis Enrique

by Manisha Sun Oct 02 2022 Updated On Fri Nov 04 2022
Who Is Elena Cullell? Stunning Wife Of Luis Enrique

Elena Cullell is known as the wife of Luis Enrique, a coach of the national team of Spain and a former Barcelona manager.

She is an economist by profession.

Elena Cullell with husband Luis Enrique
Elena Cullell with husband Luis Enrique Source: buggingquestions

Married life of Elena

Elena is happily married to Luis Enrique. He met her when he was playing for Real Madrid. 

They have known each other for like more than 25 years. They tied the knot in 1997 after dating for two years. 

They have been through many ups and down in their life, but they managed to stay by each other side through thick and thin. Their daughter Xana Martinez passed away and this was one of the saddest moments for them.

The couple shares two children together.

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Elena is 51 years old. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall. She weighs around 55 kg.

Net worth

Her net worth is estimated to be 1 million euros. She has managed to earn this net worth for her profession as an economist.

Luis remembered the historic match against Juventus

Luis is a former manager of Barcelona. He recalled one of the games that he was very nervous about. 

He said that though he is an active person when it comes to the game, he is all relaxed and sits on his bench and watches games. 

He said that as a player, he never got an opportunity to be in the final of the Champions league. 

He got that opportunity as a coach when Barcelona entered the finals of the Champions league. 

He said he was always calm on his bench helping the players and looking for what the players needed. 

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But in that game, he was trying hard to calm himself, but he couldn’t as he was very nervous and was all tensed. 

He joked that if he ever had to go through the finals again, he had to take a tablet. 

They played in Berlin with thousands of fans rooting for the team. 

He said that Messi, Saurez, and Neymar put the team first before themselves and worked together as the best attacking side. 

They had a historic victory over Juventus

Luis accused Robert Moreno of being disloyal

Roberto Moreno was the manager of Spain before Luis took over the Spain national team

In an interview, he openly said that he had spoken with Roberto as he had called him. 

He revealed that they had a meeting at his home, which lasted for half an hour, and said that he was clear about what Roberto wanted from the meeting. 

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He said that Robert wanted to coach Euro 2020, and after that, he wanted to work as his assistant. 

But he said he didn’t like his idea and rejected his proposal. 

He clearly said that he would not like such a disloyal person to be on his staff. 

Pep Guardiola praised Luis Enrique

When Luis stepped down as Barcelona's head coach in 2017, many big names from the football faculty were sad to hear the news, including Manchester city manager Pep Guardiola. 

He said that he was the perfect trainer for Barcelona

He said he has a great personality and character and played football with amazing players. 

He said he respected his decision and thanked him for what he had done for Barcelona. Pep himself, being a Barcelona fan, would miss him. 

Facts about Luis

Luis played in all the positions except for central defender and goalkeeper during his playing career. 

He was a great attacking midfielder. He started his club career at Sporting Gijon in 1989.

After that, he joined Real Madrid and played there for five years. He then joined Barcelona.

Luis made it to the list of the top 125 greatest living footballers, which was named by Pele. 

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