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Cesar Azpilicueta Biography

César Azpilicueta Tanco is a Spanish footballer who plays for Premier League club Chelsea as a right back. A product of hometown side CA Osasuna's youth system, he made his La Liga debut as a midfielder on 8 April 2007 in a 0–2 away loss against Real Madrid, while still registered with the reserve team. On 21 June 2010, he transferred to French club Olympique de Marseille in a four-year contract for €7 million. In his UEFA Champions League debut, in a group stage home match against FC Spartak Moscow, he scored the match's only goal, but in his own net. On 24 August 2012, Chelsea completed the signing of Azpilicueta for an amount of £7 million. Azpilicueta made his debut on 25 September 2012, starting in a 6–0 home win against Wolverhampton Wanderers for the season's Football League Cup. He played his first Premier League game the following week, coming on as a subtitute for Branislav Ivanović in a 4–1 success over Norwich City, also at Stamford Bridge. In 2007, Azpilicueta helped Spain's U19 win the UEFA European Championship. Azpilicueta was also picked out for Spain's squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name César Azpilicueta Tanco
Nationality Spain
Position Defender
Current Club Chelsea
Shirt Number 28
Career
Clubs
Chelsea Aug 2012 - Present
Olympique Marseille Jul 2010 - Aug 2012
CA Osasuna Aug 2006 - Jul 2010
National
Spain Youth Aug 2009 - Jul 2011
Spain Jan 2013 - Nov 2017
Spain Under 21 Jun 2009 - Sep 2011
Spain Under 23 Jul 2012 - Sep 2012
Stats
Clubs
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Chelsea
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 17 1 5 1 0 1530
UEFA Champions League 6 1 0 0 0 525
Community Shield 1 0 0 1 0 90
2016/2017 Premier League 38 1 4 4 0 3420
FA Cup 6 0 0 0 0 378
League Cup 3 1 2 0 0 300
2015/2016 Premier League 37 2 3 7 0 3201
UEFA Champions League 8 0 0 1 0 720
FA Cup 3 0 1 0 0 270
Community Shield 1 0 0 1 0 69
2014/2015 Premier League 29 0 3 1 1 2484
League Cup 5 0 0 0 0 313
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 1 0 390
FA Cup 2 0 1 0 0 180
2013/2014 Premier League 29 0 0 1 0 2325
UEFA Champions League 10 0 2 0 0 822
League Cup 3 1 0 1 0 250
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
2012/2013 Premier League 27 0 4 4 0 2196
UEFA Europa League 8 0 0 2 0 720
League Cup 5 0 0 0 0 480
FA Cup 5 0 0 2 0 371
UEFA Champions League 1 0 0 0 0 60
Total 250 7 25 27 1 21274
Olympique Marseille
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CA Osasuna
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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
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 90
2016 France European Championship 1 0 0 0 0 9
EC Qualification 1 0 0 0 0 90
2014 Brazil World Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 2 0 0 0 0 134
Total 7 0 0 0 0 503
Spain Under 21
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Spain Youth
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Spain Under 23
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Cesar Azpilicueta Latest News & Articles

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Barcelona transfer roundup: Lionel Messi urges club to make quality signings in Dele Alli and Laporte, Azpilicueta now a priority
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