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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–Napoli29(1)

2004Spain U197(0)
2003–2005Spain U204(0)
2005–2006Spain U217(0)
2007–Spain45(0)

Raul Albiol : Napoli News
“Napoli centre-back Raul Albiol believes victory in the Coppa Italia final would round off a solid debut season in Italy.”
 Spox  Today
“Napoli defender Raul Albiol says it is vital his side secure the Coppa Italia by beating Fiorentina in next month’s final.”
 Football Italia  Today
“Raul Albiol, and Gonzalo Higuaín. He was given extra cash on top of the Cavani windfall to spend, and built a squad of players he knew and trusted to repeat Napoli’s feat of finishing second in Serie A, six points clear of AC Milan.”
 Footy matters  3 days ago
“Lulic did all the hard work before firing the Romans ahead. He beat Napoli defender Raul Albiol in a foot race before fooling Jose Reina with a shot slipped inside the near corner.”
 Sky Sports  4 days ago
“Napoli have recorded a 4-2 win over Lazio in Sunday The Belgium international collected a Raul Albiol pass before trying his luck from outside the area and left Berisha no chance with his powerful shot.”
 YAHOOSports  4 days ago
“Raul Albiol and many betting sites hope that next season he will be will join Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano at Napoli.”
 bookmakersinc.co.uk  7 days ago
“Both sides contributed to a highly entertaining encounter, and it was the visitors who took the lead after 21 minutes when Senad Lulic spun away from Raul Albiol and smashed his angled shot across Pepe Reina inside the far post.”
 Forza Italian Football  3 days ago
“Parma recorded a 1-0 win over Napoli in Sunday evening's Serie A encounter at the half when Jonathan Biabiany attempted to set up Rafael Palladino, only for Raul Albiol to frustrate the hosts with a fine interception.”
 YAHOO  11 days ago
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
  • 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
    Rafael Toni Doblas
    Pepe Reina Roberto Colombo
    Defenders
    Anthony Reveillere Giandomenico Mesto
    Christian Maggio Henrique
    Miguel Britos Faouzi Ghoulam
    Federico Fernandez Raul Albiol
    Midfielders
    Dries Mertens Jose Callejon
    Marek Hamsik Josip Radosevic
    Camilo Zuniga Valon Behrami
    Davide Bariti Jorginho
    Blerim Dzemaili Gokhan Inler
    Forwards
    Lorenzo Insigne Goran Pandev
    Duvan Zapata Gonzalo Higuain