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RAÚL
Career End
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Full name Raúl González Blanco  
Date of Birth June 27, 1977
Birthplace Madrid, Spain
Height 180 cm
Position Second striker (or forward / left winger)
Foot Right
Nationality Spanish
Club Career End (since November 16, 2015)
Nation Spain
Int. debut Age 19 (October 9, 1996 - vs. Czech Republic)
World Cups 11 matches (2006: 4 / 2002: 4 / 1998: 3)
 
CAREER STATISTICS
Season Club
-
-
*
Games
Goals
2015 New York Cosmos
-
2
28
8
2013-14 Al-Sadd
-
1
17
2
2012-13 Al-Sadd
-
1
22
9
2011-12 Schalke 04
-
1
32
15
2010-11 Schalke 04
-
1
34
13
2009-10 Real Madrid
-
1
31
5
2008-09 Real Madrid
-
1
37
18
2007-08 Real Madrid
-
1
37
18
2006-07 Real Madrid
-
1
35
7
2005-06 Real Madrid
-
1
26
5
2004-05 Real Madrid
-
1
32
9
2003-04 Real Madrid
-
1
35
11
2002-03 Real Madrid
-
1
31
16
2001-02 Real Madrid
-
1
35
14
2000-01 Real Madrid
-
1
36
24
1999-00 Real Madrid
-
1
34
17
1998-99 Real Madrid
-
1
37
25
1997-98 Real Madrid
-
1
35
10
1996-97 Real Madrid
-
1
42
21
1995-96 Real Madrid
-
1
40
19
1994-95 Real Madrid
-
1
28
9
*) League level
 
CAREER TRANSFERS
Date From - To Fee €m
10.2014
Out of Contract
-
New York Cosmos
-
07.2014
Al-Sadd
-
Out of Contract
-
07.2012
-
Al-Sadd
Free
07.2010
-
Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2015-16 New York Cosmos
-
2014-15 New York Cosmos
-
2013-14 Al-Sadd
-
2012-13 Al-Sadd
-
2011-12 Schalke 04
89
2010-11 Schalke 04
44
2009-10 Real Madrid
245
2008-09 Real Madrid
32
2007-08 Real Madrid
15

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2015-16 None
-
2014-15 None
-
2013-14 None
-
2012-13 None
-
2011-12 None
-
2010-11 Top Scorers
26
2009-10 None
-
2008-09 Top Scorers
17
2007-08 Top Scorers
10




DID YOU KNOW ?

Although he started out with cross-town rivals Atlético Madrid, Raúl began the 1994-95 season in Madrid's C-team, but was promoted to first team status by coach Jorge Valdano after impressing with sixteen goals in nine games.

He became the youngest player (seventeen years and four months) ever to play for the senior side, scoring in his second senior game against derby rivals Atlético Madrid.

He became the first player to score fifty Champions League goals when he netted in a 2-1 group stage win over Olympiacos on September 28, 2005.

He was the first player to score in two Champions League finals, netting in the finals of both 2000 vs. Valencia in Paris, and 2002 vs. Bayer Leverkusen in Glasgow.