Friday, 15 March 2013

Raul Albiol Tortajada

Raul Albiol Tortajada was born 4 september 1985 in Vilamarxant, Spain. He is Spanish professional footballer who plays for Spanish national team & World Famous club Real Madrid. His main asset is his capability, as he can play as a center defender, right back & defensive midfielder. we already knows that he was born in Vilamarxan, Valencia, He started playing football with two main clubs in the community, shifting to local Giants Valencia CF B Team  before age of 10. He made his first-team debut on 24 September 2003 in a UEFA CUP First Round Tie against AIK Football club, at 18 years, but spent the first year still registered with the In August 2004, while going to sign a deal to join Getafe CF on loan, Albiol was involved in a very serious car accident, being put Hospital (ic). He maintained to compensate fully and, after reappearing in January, played a very important part in the Madrid side existing the relegation battle: he made his La Liga debut on 15 January 2005 in a 1–1 home draw with Atletica Madrid and scored against another club from the capital, Real Madrid, in a 2–1 home success two months later. Albiol then returned the following season to Valencia, and fastly established himself as first-choice due to his capability. In the opening game of the La Liga 2006-07 he scored the winner & his only goal of the season against Real Betis in a 2–1 home win. 

On 25th  June 2009 Albiol enter Real Madrid, for a fee thought to be in the region of 15 million euro, becoming the first Spanish player signed by Florentino Perez upon his come back to the presidency. On July 2, he was officially presented at the Santiago Brenabeu & receiving the #18 number jersey.
Albiol scored his first goal for the Merenguesh on 8 December, in a 3–1 UEFA Champions League win at Olympic Mersei. During the leagu champion he was an  starter for absoluate Real, mainly due to pepe lima's very serious knee injury. In 2010-11 season, Albiol was relegated to the bench as Real Madrid brought in another player for his position, Ricardo Carvalho. On 26th  January 2011, in the Semi-final 1st  leg against Sevia FC 1–0 away win, he cleared a Luis Fabiano shot just before it crossed the goal line.
On 6 August 2012, Albiol re-newed his contract with Real Madrid until 2017 June. On 27 November, in his first game as team captain at home against Alcovano for the Spanish cup,  he had to be injured and stretchered off after only 1 minute, being sidelined for broadly one month with an ankle injury.

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