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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
“Benitez has been linked with a whole host of centre backs, including Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger and Jan Vertonghen of Premier League fame, as he seeks to land the partner to Raul Albiol in his Napoli defence.”
 Here Is The City  7 days ago
“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  10 days ago
“Napoli defender Raul Albiol says it is vital his side secure the Coppa Italia by beating Fiorentina in next month’s final.”
 Football Italia  7 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  14 days ago
“Napoli have ended Juventus's 22-match unbeaten league run with 4 minNapoli have the first sight of goal in the game as Albiol wins a free header in the box from a corner, but he couldn't get enough power on his attempt to trouble Buffon.”
 Sports Mole  25 days ago
“In the centre of defence, Raul Albiol and Federico Fernandez are steady - but steady does not cut the mustard at elite level.”
 YAHOOSports  25 days ago
“Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia has once again become a target for Napoli, according to reports but is believed to be Rafael Benitez’s top target to partner Raul Albiol at the heart of the Vesuviani’s back-line.”
 Forza Italian Football  4 days ago
“Man United boss David Moyes has set his sights on in-form Napoli attacker Jose Callejon as the Scot looks having moved to Naples with fellow Real Madrid team-mates Gonzalo Higuain and Raul Albiol, netting 15 goals in all competitions this term.”
 Caught Offside  5 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 Roberto Colombo
    Toni Doblas Pepe Reina
    Defenders
    Miguel Britos Anthony Reveillere
    Henrique Raul Albiol
    Christian Maggio Giandomenico Mesto
    Faouzi Ghoulam Federico Fernandez
    Midfielders
    Jose Callejon Gokhan Inler
    Josip Radosevic Valon Behrami
    Jorginho Blerim Dzemaili
    Dries Mertens Camilo Zuniga
    Marek Hamsik Davide Bariti
    Forwards
    Goran Pandev Duvan Zapata
    Gonzalo Higuain Lorenzo Insigne