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Santi Cazorla
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Personal information
Full name Santiago Cazorla González
Date of birth 13 December 1984 (1984-12-13) (age 33)
Place of birth    Llanera, Flag of Spain Spain
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Winger / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Spain Villarreal
Youth clubs
1992-1996
1996-2003
Flag of Spain Covadonga
Flag of Spain Oviedo
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2007
2007-2011
2011-2012
2012-2018
2018–
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Flag of Spain Villarreal
Flag of Spain Recreativo
Flag of Spain Villarreal
Flag of Spain Málaga
England Arsenal
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National team
2004-2006
2008-2015
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Santiago "Santi" Cazorla González (born 13 December 1984) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Villarreal in the La Liga. A versatile and ambidextrous winger, he can play on either flank as well as in the attacking midfielder position. He is noted for his speed, shooting accuracy, capacity to change the rhythm of gameplay and excellent close control, being ranked as the tenth-best footballer in the world by Bloomberg in 2013.

He spent most of his professional career with Villarreal, amassing La Liga totals of 253 games and 39 goals over the course of nine seasons. In 2012 he signed with Arsenal from Málaga – he also represented in his country Recreativo, where he won the Spanish Footballer of the Year award for the 2006–07 campaign – quickly making an impact and scoring 12 goals in his first year with 15 assists, after which he was voted Team Player of the Year.

Cazorla represented Spain at Euro 2008 and 2012, winning both tournaments and gaining more than 60 caps.

Clubs

Villarreal
Arsenal

Country

Spain

Individual

External links

Villarreal
Villarreal CF squad - 2017-18

1. Asenjo 2. Mario Gaspar 4. Pina 5. Musacchio 6. Ruiz 7. Samu García 8. dos Santos 9. Soldado 10. Baptistão 11. Costa 13. Areola 14. Trigueros 17. Bakambu 18. Suárez 19. Castillejo 20. Adrián 21. Bruno 22. Rukavina 23. Bonera 25. Barbosa 26. Nahuel 27. Adrián Marín 28. Alfonso 44. Pablo Íñiguez

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Spain – UEFA Euro 2008 - Winners (2nd Title)


  • Manager: Flag of None
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Spain – 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup


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Spain – UEFA Euro 2012 - Winners (3rd title)

1. Casillas (c) 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Martínez 5. Juanfran 6. Iniesta 7. Pedro 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Negredo 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Alba 19. Llorente 20. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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Spain – 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup - Runner-up

1. Casillas 2. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Martínez 5. Azpilicueta 6. Iniesta 7. Villa 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Pedro 12. Valdés 13. Mata 14. Soldado 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Arbeloa 18. Alba 19. Monreal 20. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Navas 23. Reina

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Spain – 2014 FIFA World Cup - Group stage

1. I. Casillas (c) 2. R. Albiol 3. Piqué 4. Javi Martínez 5. Juanfran 6. A. Iniesta 7. David Villa 8. Xavi 9. Torres 10. Fàbregas 11. Pedro 12. De Gea 13. Mata 14. Alonso 15. Ramos 16. Busquets 17. Koke 18. Alba 19. Diego Costa 20. S. Cazorla 21. Silva 22. Azpilicueta 23. Reina