Gerard Deulofeu is a Spanish footballer who plays for Spanish outfit Sevilla on loan from Barcelona and the Spain national football team. Deulofeu possesses world class dribbling, pace and scoring abilities.
Born in Riudarenes, Girona, Catalonia, Deulofeu joined FC Barcelona's youth academy in 2003 at the age of nine. In late April 2011, Deulofeu was called up to the senior squad for the first time, for a La Liga match against Real Sociedad on the 29th, but did not leave the bench in a 1Ã¢â‚¬â€œ2 away loss. On 3 August he made his Barcelona first-team debut, in a 1Ã¢â‚¬â€œ4 friendly loss against C.D. Guadalajara; three days later, against Club América, he assisted Seydou Keita in the 90th minute of a 2Ã¢â‚¬â€œ0 win.
On 16 September 2012 Deulofeu scored his first goal as a senior, in a 1Ã¢â‚¬â€œ2 loss at Hércules CF. Deulofeu scored 18 goals for the B's in the 2012Ã¢â‚¬â€œ13 season, joint-fourth in the second level competition. On 10 July 2013, Premier League side Everton signed Deulofeu on a season-long loan. On 30 November Deulofeu scored his first league goal for the Toffees, netting the opener in a 4Ã¢â‚¬â€œ0 home success against Stoke City.
Deulofeu is a Spanish international that has represented Spain at several youth levels including U-20 and U-21. Deulofeu looks set to be a key player Spain in the next decade.