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Profile of the Spanish footballer Raul Albiol, who currently plays as a defender at Napoli. The 28-year old player Albiol joined Napoli from Real Madrid and wears the number 33 shirt.

Raul Albiol
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        (Squad number 33)

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Raul Albiol Career
2003–2004Valencia B35(2)
2004–2009Valencia131(5)
2004–2005Getafe (loan)17(1)
2009–2013Real Madrid81(1)
2013–Napoli32(1)

2004Spain U197(0)
2003–2005Spain U204(0)
2005–2006Spain U217(0)
2007–Spain47(0)

Raul Albiol : Napoli News
“Napoli defender Raul Albiol has stated the Azzurri should still be able to progress to the Champions League group stages, despite Tuesday night’s draw with Athletic Club.”
 Forza Italian Football  Today
“Napoli defender Raul Albiol played down Gonzalo Higuain's strop at the end of their Champions League qualifying tie with Athletic Bilbao. Higuain was on target in the 1-1 draw, but seemed irritated after the final whistle.”
 Tribal Football  Today
“Napoli defender Raul Albiol says they're well placed in their Champions League qualifying tie with Athletic Bilbao. The Azzurri were 1-1 at the San Paolo last night.”
 Tribal Football  Today
“Raul Albiol believes “from what we saw tonight Napoli have a very good chance” of eliminating Athletic Bilbao. The first leg of this Champions League play-off ended 1-1, meaning it all goes down to the San Mames next week.”
 Football Italia  Yesterday
“Napoli may have been cursing their luck when they drew Spanish The centre of defence will almost certainly see a partnership between Raul Albiol and Kalidou Koulibaly with Gokhan Inler expected to play in front of them despite being short of fitness”
 Here Is The City  Yesterday
“Napoli boss Rafael Benitez was taking charge of his 150th Bilbao could have doubled their lead early in the second half when former Real defender Raul Albiol did not clear properly, but Aduriz could not quite react quickly enough to direct home Mikel”
 GIVEMESPORT  Today
“Napoli beat Barcelona 1-0 in what turned out to be a cagey half-hearted cries of handball as the Spanish international tried to cut inside a sliding Raul Albiol.”
 Forza Italian Football  14 days ago
“Iker Muniain’s first half goal was cancelled out by Gonzalo Higuain, but Athletic Bilbao held out for a 1-1 draw against Napoli. Ernesto Valverde named gave starts to Spaniards Raul Albiol and Jose Maria Callejon.”
 Football Espana  Yesterday
Raul Albiol Career Honours
  • Valencia: UEFA Cup: 2003–04
  • Valencia: Copa del Rey: 2007–08
  • Real Madrid: La Liga: 2011–12
  • Real Madrid: Copa del Rey: 2010–11; Runner-up 2012–13
  • Real Madrid: Supercopa de Espana: 2012; Runner-up 2011
  • Napoli: Coppa Italia: 2013–14
  • Country: FIFA World Cup: 2010
  • Country: UEFA European Championship: 2008, 2012
  • Country: FIFA Confederations Cup: Runner-up 2013; Third-place 2009
  • Country: UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2004
  • La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2006
  • Club: Albiol and his wife Alicia have two daughters, Azahara (born 16 March 2009) and Alma (7 January 2010).
  • Club: His older brother, Miguel, is also a footballer. A midfielder, he was also groomed at Valencia, playing one league match with the first team, but mainly represented Rayo Vallecano; his father, also named Miguel, played lower league football mostly with Benidorm CF, and appeared in two Segunda Division games for CE Sabadell FC in 1979–80; the youngest sibling, Brian, was named after Brian Laudrup, whom Raul admired on account of his success with the Danish national team.
  • Club: Albiol's nickname is El Chori .

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    Goalkeepers
    Antonio Rosati Roberto Colombo
    Rafael Mariano Andujar
    Defenders
    Faouzi Ghoulam Camilo Zuniga
    Christian Maggio Giandomenico Mesto
    Henrique Federico Fernandez
    Miguel Britos Raul Albiol
    Kalidou Koulibaly
    Midfielders
    Jorginho Walter Gargano
    Josip Radosevic Gokhan Inler
    Blerim Dzemaili Eduardo Vargas
    Michu Dries Mertens
    Lorenzo Insigne Jose Callejon
    Marek Hamsik
    Forwards
    Gonzalo Higuain Duvan Zapata
    Goran Pandev
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