Jose Maria Callejon

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Full Name Jose Maria Callejon

BornFebruary 11, 1987

Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)


RoleNapoli Forward/ Winger


José María Callejón Bueno is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid as a winger or forward. A product of Real Madrid youth ranks, Callejón made his professional debut for its B team in May 2007. In 2007–08 he appeared in 37 matches and netted 21 times finishing the season as the club's top goalscorer, now in Segunda División B. At the end of the season, Callejón left Real Madrid (with twin brother Juanmi) and signed a four-season contract with RCD Espanyol. On 15 January 2011, Callejón scored twice as Espanyol defeated Sevilla FC away (2–1). On 23 May 2011 Callejón rejoined Real Madrid on a five-year contract, effective as of 1 July, for a reported fee of €5.5 million. On 16 July he played his first match for theMerengues, in a 4–1 friendly win with the Los Angeles Galaxy, scoring the first goal of the game in the 30th minute. On 14 January 2012 Callejón scored the winner in a 2–1 success at Mallorca. Callejón made his debut for the Spanish under-21 team on 25 March 2008 against Kazakhstan, in a Euro 2009 qualifier.
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