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Alvaro Arbeloa Biography

Álvaro Arbeloa Coca is a Spanish World Cup winning football player who currently plays for Real Madrid and the Spanish national team as a right back and central defender.As a teenager, Álvaro signed on with Real Madrid from where he moved to the youth team and represented Madrid club Castilla, a Spanish football team from 2003 to 2006. Thereafter he joined with Deportivo La Coruña on July 24th, 2006 and moved to English Premier League club Liverpool on January 31st, 2007 where he made his full debut against Barcelona and represented Liverpool in 2007 UEFA Champions League Final. On 29 July 2009, it was announced that Real Madrid and Liverpool had reached an agreement on the transfer of Arbeloa to the Spanish club. A fee of £5 million had been agreed between the clubs. Arbeloa signed a five-year contract after completing the deal. On 1 February 2008, he was called up to the full Spanish national teamwas selected to play for Spain at UEFA Euro 2008, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 and was also part of the winning FIFA 2010 World Cup squad.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Álvaro Arbeloa Coca
Nationality Spain
Position Defender
Last Club Liverpool
Shirt Number 17
Career
Clubs
Liverpool Jan 2007 - Jul 2009
West Ham Aug 2016 - May 2017
Deportivo La Coruña Jul 2006 - Jan 2007
Real Madrid Jan 2004 - Jun 2006
Real Madrid Jul 2009 - Jun 2016
Real Madrid Castilla Jul 2003 - Jun 2004
Real Madrid Castilla Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
National
Spain Jan 2006 - Dec 2013
Stats
Clubs
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Liverpool
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2008/2009 Premier League 29 1 1 8 0 2579
UEFA Champions League 12 0 1 3 0 1084
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 210
2007/2008 Premier League 28 0 0 4 0 2274
UEFA Champions League 9 0 0 1 0 750
2006/2007 Premier League 9 1 0 1 0 705
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 1 0 362
Total 94 2 2 18 0 7964
West Ham
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Deportivo La Coruña
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Real Madrid
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Real Madrid
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Real Madrid Castilla
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National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 6 0 0 1 0 490
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 4 0 0 2 0 346
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 6 0 0 2 0 570
EC Qualification 6 0 0 1 0 411
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 82
World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 13
2009 South Africa Confederations Cup 3 0 0 0 0 246
2008 Austria/Switzerland European Championship 1 0 0 1 0 90
Total 28 0 0 7 0 2248

Alvaro Arbeloa Latest News & Articles

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12 biggest stars released by Premier League clubs in summer 2017
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Barcelona star Gerard Pique admits he loves instigating Real Madrid
Barcelona star Gerard Pique admits he loves instigating Real Madrid
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Transfer Deadline Day: Alvaro Arbeloa signs for West Ham on a free transfer
Transfer Deadline Day: Alvaro Arbeloa signs for West Ham on a free transfer
The 33-year old who won many laurels with the Los Blancos
EPL worst transfer window ever: Liverpool
EPL worst transfer window ever: Liverpool
Looking back at the 2009/10 season for Liverpool and why it was one of the worst in their history.
Alvaro Arbeloa takes a dig at French national team for dropping Karim Benzema
Alvaro Arbeloa takes a dig at French national team for dropping Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema was left out of the Euro 2016 squad before the start of the tournament.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: June 4, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: June 4, 2016
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Injury sidelines Real Madrid's Varene from Champions League final
Injury sidelines Real Madrid's Varene from Champions League final
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Video: Watch Pique mock Ronaldo's 'calma' celebration in Barcelona's La Liga victory bus parade
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez burst out laughing at Pique's antics
Gerard Pique praises Real Madrid for their strong finish to the season
Gerard Pique praises Real Madrid for their strong finish to the season
Pique talks about Alvaro Arbeloa's farewell as well.
Alvaro Arbeloa sets the record straight about Gerard Pique
Alvaro Arbeloa sets the record straight about Gerard Pique
The defender had a war of words with the Catalan defender on twitter
Iker Casillas criticizes Real Madrid fans for indifferent farewells to players
Iker Casillas criticizes Real Madrid fans for indifferent farewells to players
The veteran keeper's exit was criticised widely by the public
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