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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
“Italian newspaper Tuttosport and Spanish paper Marca agree that Napoli defender Raul Albiol turned down moves to Manchester City and another Premier League club.”
 Here Is The City  9 days ago
“Manchester City are considering a summer move for Napoli defender Raul Albiol as they look to strengthen at the back, according to Fichajes.net. The 28-year-old only joined the Italian side last summer after making a £9.”
 Caught Offside  9 days ago
“In a statement which editors across the land would consider a gift on a slow news day, Napoli head coach Rafa Benitez has compared arrive on loan alongside Dries Mertens, Jose Callejon, Raul Albiol, Rafael Cabra, Gonzalo Higuain and Anthony Reveillere.”
 The Independent  3 days ago
“When questioned about Napoli's lack of activity this summer Benitez's arrival in Naples last summer coincided with the arrival of Dries Mertens, Jose Callejon, Raul Albiol, Rafael Cabra, Gonzalo Higuain, Pepe Reina and Anthony Reveillere.”
 Daily Mail  4 days ago
“Napoli’s Raul Albiol reportedly rejected an offer from Manchester City at the beginning of the transfer window.”
 Forza Italian Football  10 days ago
“Raul Albiol and Jose Callejon all moved from the Spanish capital to Italy 12 months ago. But Inaki Ibanez said his client would not follow suit and is happy to remain at Los Blancos.”
 realmadridnews.com  10 days ago
“Michu will link up with coach Rafa Benitez, a fellow Spaniard, at Napoli and joins fellow compatriots Jose Callejon and Raul Albiol at the Serie A giants, who finished third in the Scudetto race last season.”
 YAHOOSports  11 days ago
“Raul Albiol and Jose Callejon, all of whom were purchased last season by manager (and Spaniard) Rafa Benitez.”
 theScore  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
  • 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
    Toni Doblas Rafael
    Roberto Colombo Pepe Reina
    Defenders
    Faouzi Ghoulam Anthony Reveillere
    Miguel Britos Federico Fernandez
    Giandomenico Mesto Henrique
    Christian Maggio Raul Albiol
    Midfielders
    Gokhan Inler Jorginho
    Blerim Dzemaili Lorenzo Insigne
    Jose Callejon Marek Hamsik
    Davide Bariti Valon Behrami
    Dries Mertens Camilo Zuniga
    Josip Radosevic
    Forwards
    Duvan Zapata Gonzalo Higuain
    Goran Pandev
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