Considered one of the best goalkeepers in FC Barcelona history, he won the Zamora Trophy a record fifth time in 2012. He led Barcelona to six La Liga titles between 2004 and 2013.
He played with FC Barcelona's youth team before becoming their first-choice goalkeeper in the 2003-04 season.
He set a Barcelona club record for the most goalkeeping appearances in league and official competition.
He was raised with two older brothers named Ricardo and Alvaro. He has three children with Yolanda Cardona.
He was joined by the great Lionel Messi on FC Barcelona in 2004.