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RAÚL
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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 / attacking midfielder)
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)
Honours

Club
2 Intercontinental Cup (1998, 2002)
3 UEFA Champions League (1997-98, 1999-00, 2001-02)
1 UEFA Super Cup (2002)
6 Spanish Championships (1994-95, 1996-97, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08)
1
Qatari Championship (2012-13)
1 German Cup (2010-11)
1 Qatari Cup (2014)
4 Spanish Super Cups (1997, 2001, 2003, 2008)
1 German Super Cup (2011)
Individual
1
FIFA Club World Cup Best Player (1998)
1 UEFA Champions League Top Scorer (1999-00)
2 Spanish League Top Scorer (1998-99, 2000-01)
5 Spanish League Spanish Player of the Year (1996-97, 1998–99, 1999-00, 2000–01, 2001–02)
1 Spanish League Breakthrough Player of the Year (1994-95)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2016-17 ?
-
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

CAREER STATISTICS
League Appearances & Goals
2015 New York Cosmos
28
8
2013-14 Al-Sadd
17
2
2012-13 Al-Sadd
22
9
2011-12 Schalke 04
32
15
2010-11 Schalke 04
34
13
2009-10 Real Madrid
31
5
2008-09 Real Madrid
37
18
2007-08 Real Madrid
37
18
2006-07 Real Madrid
35
7
2005-06 Real Madrid
26
5
2004-05 Real Madrid
32
9
2003-04 Real Madrid
35
11
2002-03 Real Madrid
31
16
2001-02 Real Madrid
35
14
2000-01 Real Madrid
36
24
1999-00 Real Madrid
34
17
1998-99 Real Madrid
37
25
1997-98 Real Madrid
35
10
1996-97 Real Madrid
42
21
1995-96 Real Madrid
40
19
1994-95 Real Madrid
28
9



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.