David Villa

Sunday, January 22, 2012

 The lovers of football players would already know this one, now he is bolstering FC Barcelona David Villa Sánchez is a Spanish footballer who plays as a striker.

Despite sustaining a serious injury as a child, he started his professional career with Sporting de Gijon.  Villa made his international gait in 2005. He has since participated in three major tournaments, Becoming an integral member of the Spain Euro 2008 teams won That and the 2010 World Cup. He scored three goals at the 2006 World Cup, was the top scorer at Euro 2008 and earned the Silver Boot at the 2010 World Cup. He is the first Spanish player to ever reach 50 international goals and is Spain's all-time top goalscorer, having has also scored more World Cup goals than any other player in Spain's history in the process.

Personal Information
Full name : David Villa Sánchez
Date of birth : 3 December 1981 (age 30)
Place of birth : Langreo, Spain
Height : 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position : Striker

Club Information
Current club : Barcelona
Number :7

Early Career
Villa was born in Tuilla, a small village in Langreo, Asturias, a region in northern Spain, the son of José Manuel Villa, miners. When Villa was four, his chances to be a football player put in danger who he suffered a fracture to the femur in his right leg, but made a complete recovery Because of injuries, he and his father worked on strengthening his left leg and Villa finally Become ambidextrous. . s father no I was never alone on the football field .. " Villa admitted That he came close to giving up football at age 14 after growing disillusioned and fell with his coach.

Club Career

Sporting de Gijon and Real Zaragoza

Villa draw interest from teams Asturian many, but one of the larger provincial team, Real Oviedo, stating That he was too short and That They do not believe That it has considerable potential. Beginning in the youth team ranks, he made first-team debut in the 2000-01 season. After scoring 25 goals in two seasons, he Had Become the first-team regular.

Almost Reach the goal with a tally of 40 goals after spending two full seasons at Gijón's main team, Villa finally got a chance in the top flight Spanish speakers Sporting is in financial difficulty and Newly Promoted Real Zaragoza signed him for around € 3 million in the summer of 2003. Striker Is not it Difficult to adapt to playing at a higher level, netting 17 times in his first season at Zaragoza. His league debut came During the first game since his arrival Zaragoza La Liga teams where the resource persons were the resource persons away from home 1-0 defeat at the hands of Deportivo de La Coruña Galician side while his first goal two games later come, an eighth minute goal against Real Murcia 2-0, Zaragoza are prepared in a That match ended 3-0. December 4, 2003 saw him net the first buffer (two goals) in a 2-2 draw against Athletic Bilbao and on April 25, 2004, David Villa scored a hat-trick in a 4-4 draw against Sevilla Villa tight score of the which saw All four Zaragoza goal, putting his team ahead at the two events.

Soon after he received his first international call-ups and close the resulting fan Zaragoza Being very proud of accomplishments, They create a football chant "illa illa illa, Villa Maravilla" which is a play on the word "Villa" and "Maravilla" which is as "miracle", but it can also mean "beautiful" or "large" in That context. After the victory of Zaragoza in the Copa del Rey, the informants were the resource persons They are given a place in the UEFA Cup 2004-05; this is the first time Villa play in European competition.

In the opening group match against a team of Utrecht, Villa scored a goal in the dying minutes of the game the which ended 2-0 in Zaragoza support. In the last 16, Zaragoza face Austria Win. The first leg ended 1-1, Villa scored a goal in the second leg, however, the match ended 2-2 with a view of the Vienna team went through to the next stage on the away goals rule. Meanwhile, in La Liga, Villa fans are very enthusiastic Zaragoza on 23 September 2004 by putting up a team of 1-0 against Barcelona at the Nou Camp, but it does not like Barcelona Become Coming back to win the match 4-1. On April 17, 2005, Villa scored a brace the which helped see from Sevilla with a 3-0 victory.

2005-2006 Season
KAA Gent of Belgium clothing, Villa scored the first goal in a match the which Valencia won 2-0. Valencia won 3-0 games. That season saw him score 25 goals in 35 league matches for Valencia, finish one goal behind the Leagues top scorer Samuel Eto'o of Barcelona. Villa's goal tally is the best year of any player has ever achieved Valencia since Edmundo Suarez more than 60 years before the.

2006-2007 Season
Among Them, Villa and Morientes netted 43 goals in all Competitions That year also saw Villa debut in the Champions League;. Valencia advanced to the quarter-finals where They face Chelsea. Villa Appeared in two games but failed to the make the score sheet.

2007-2008 Season
2007-08 season is not easy for Villa or for his teammates.  That season, once again sees Itself Villa playing Champions League football. He scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory against Schalke 04 and continue to put Valencia 1-0 against Chelsea, however, goals from Joe Cole and Didier Drogba saw Valencia lost 2-1. Valencia finished bottom of group and eliminated. On the 100th league appearance for Valencia, Villa scored a hat-trick against Levante; league goals to 54, 55 and 56 for the club. Two goals in the last day of the season against Atletico Madrid completed the tally of 18 goals the season.

2008-2009 Season
After finishing as top scorer at Euro 2008, Villa Continues to shape into the 2008-09 season where he scored the first goal in a 3-0 win against Mallorca in what was the opening game this season. "In October 2008, Kaká praised Villa, speaking to Canal +, he claimed That Villa was" the best Spanish player "That adding" The player with Whom I most want to play is David Villa from Valencia. "

The goal against Villarreal took his tally to 26, he then scored another two against Athletic Bilbao after finishing with 28 goals last game this season, so matching the record set by Mario Kempes of Argentina and Montenegro Predrag Mijatovic, the who also scored 28 goals in Valencia shirts in the year 1978, and 1996 respectively. Deflated to Achieve his goal of 28 goals in 34 games, while Mijatovic achieved in 40, finally saw Villa beat Their percentage,  he reached 28 goals in 33 games, recording 0.84 goals goals per game ratio. Season the which saw Villa's best season in Valencia as far as scoring is concerned.

With the season over Villa has marked the fourth year in Valencia, with only Eto'o scored more than him at That time. The purpose league 28 plus 3 more in other Competitions That season, the accumulated total of 101 goals in 180 official matches with Valencia outfit.

2009-2010 Season
On August 20, 2009, Villa scored the first official match of the season, a 3-0 UEFA Europa League qualifer against Stabæk. He Followed this with two goals against Real Valladolid on 13 September, this was Villa's first league goal 2009-10 season.

On October 18, Villa was nominated for the Ballon D'Or, while almost two weeks later, on October 30, he was nominated for the FIFA World Player Of The Year After three league games without scoring., Contributing two goals Villa 4-1 Valencia to victory against Villarreal on January 17, 2010, the first of two goals to one hundred league goals in Valencia. Valencia still have two more matches to play in the league, however, Villa is not a feature, making the game against Xerez last time he played for Valencia.

2010-2011 Season
On May 19, 2010, FC Barcelona reached and agreement with Valencia, for the acquisition of the Villa to cost € 40,000,000. On May 21, 2010, more than 35.000 supporters packed into the Nou Camp to see the presentations Villa, where he reveals Barcelona Will kits use During the 2010-11 season. Barcelona won 3-1 on Penalties (after the match finished 1-1 During the normal time). On August 29, 2010, Villa made his La Liga debut against Racing de Santander to Barcelona, where he scored the third goal the game to help seal a 3-0 victory on 14 September 2010., Villa scored a goal in his Champions League debut with Barcelona in a 5-1 win over Panathinaikos FC

Against Sevilla, on October 31, 2010, Barcelona won 5-0 against the Andalusians, while Villa netted a brace. His first goal of the match voted "Best goal of this Sunday (October 25 to 31)" by the readers of Goal.com. First Villa "El Clásico" came on November 29, 2010, he scored two goals as Barcelona won 5-0 at the Nou Camp.  On May 28, 2010, Villa scored the third goal - curving the ball into the goal from 25 yards out - in Barcelona's 3-1 victory over Manchester United in the Champions League 2010-11 League Final After the victory, Villa.

2011-2012 Season
Villa started the season with goals against C.D. Guadalajara and Club América in the pre-season friendly matches. The first official match of the season against Real Madrid in the first leg of the Supercopa de España in 2011 where Villa scored a "world class" goal, to help Barcelona seal a 2-2 tie at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, while on August 17, 2011, Villa was sent off in the time-dying During the second leg (which Barcelona won 3-2) after an argument with Mesut Özil. against Osasuna on 17 September 2011, Villa Contributed two goals and forced Rovérsio scored an own goal in Barcelona's 8-0 victory over the team from Pamplona.

International Career
Euro 2008
Proving Vital in Spain's qualification for Euro 2008, he scored six goals, including a bicycle kick against Liechtenstein.

2009 Confederations Cup and 2010 World Cup qualification
During Spain's first match qualification for the 2010 World Cup was against Bosnia and Herzegovina where Villa scored the only goal of the game. Speaking of the goal he said, "I am very happy with the goal.On 5 September 2009, Villa added two more goals to his goal tally for Spain, while assisting twice During the World Cup qualifier against Belgium, in A Coruña. Villa scored the opening goal in a game the the which Spain went on to win 2-0.

2010 World Cup
In a friendly against Saudi Arabia on May 29, 2010, Villa scored the first of Spain's goals as They won 3-2 at the Tivoli Neu - the stadium where he scored his hat-trick against Russia During Euro 2008. Failing to score in Spain's next match against Korea Republic, he opened the score sheet in Spain's next match against Poland, a match where Poland lost 6-0, recording Their worst defeat in 50 years. The goal would Become his 6th goal in FIFA World Cup matches, Becoming Spain's all time top scorer at the World Cup finals, ahead of Emilio Butragueno, Fernando Hierro, Fernando Morientes and Raúl González, all of Whom have five. Villa was subsequently named in the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team.

Euro 2012 qualifying
Spain's first match of UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying was against Liechtenstein on 3 September 2010, Villa scored the second goal of the match the the which eventually ended 4-0. It was believed this goal That Meant That Had he equaled Raúl's record 44-goal tally, however, after many Debates about whether he or Dariusz Dudka scored the first goal in Spain's 6-0 win over Poland, FIFA That eventually decided the goal was indeed an own goal by Dudka, meaning Villa's goal tally would Remain at 43. On 7 September 2011, Villa helped secure Spain's qualification for the UEFA Euro 2012 by scoring two goals in Spain's 6-0 victory over Liechtenstein.

Personal Life
In 2003 Villa was married to a child lover Patricia González (who was also a footballer in her teenage years). They had a daughter named Zaida They. His name is Engraved on his personal Adidas F50, while the boot bears the flag of Spain, the other has the Asturian flag. in 2009, two daughters Olaya was born, named after the wife of Fernando Torres, who was a close friend of Patricia. His football idol is Luis Enrique and Quini.

Villa is Often Attended charity events. He is actively INVOLVED with UNICEF charity campaign. Beginning in July 2008, "David Villa Camp" held every year, where children receive training from professional players. Villa also participated in training sessions with the children. Villa Appeared on the box art of Spain for the video game FIFA 07


Real Zaragoza
    Copa del Rey : 1
    Supercopa de España : 1

    Copa del Rey : 1

    La Liga : 1
    UEFA Champions League : 1
    Supercopa de España : 2
        2010, 2011
    UEFA Super Cup : 1
    FIFA Club World Cup : 1

    UEFA European Championship : 1
    FIFA World Cup : 1

    Don Balón Award (Spanish Player of the Year) : 2005-06
    Zarra Trophy: 2005-06, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10
    UEFA Euro 2008 Golden Boot
    UEFA Euro 2008 Team of the Tournament
    Man of the Match Spain vs Russia, Spain vs Sweden Euro 2008
    2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Bronze Shoe
    2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Team of the Tournament.
    2010 FIFA World Cup Silver Shoe
    2010 FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball
    FIFA World Cup All-Star Team : 2010
    Man of the Match Spain vs Honduras World Cup 2010
    Male Athlete of the Year : 2010
    FIFPro World XI: 2010
    UEFA Team of the Year : 2010

    Valencia Top Scorer : 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10
    La Liga's Top Assisting Player : 2006-07
    Spain all time top scorer : 49 goals
    Spain's all time top scorer in FIFA World Cup matches
    Most goals scored in one World Cup (by a Spanish international) : 5
    Most goals scored in one calendar year (by a Spanish international) : 12 (2008, 2009)
    Largest streak of games having scored (by a Spanish international) : 6

    Prince of Asturias Awards : 2010
    Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit : 2011

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