Clubs: FC Barcelona, Real Sporting de Gijón
Under-21 debut: 1-1 v Norway (10/02/2009)
• A graduate of the Barcelona academy, Botía made his only appearance for the club on the last day of 2008/09 − a 1-1 draw at RC Deportivo La Coruña − with the Liga title already secured.
• Loaned to Sporting Gijón for 2009/10 and quickly became a first choice centre-back at the Asturian outfit, playing 26 league games. He played 28 last term after joining on a permanent basis in June 2010.
• Started seven of Spain's eight group matches in 2011 U21 qualifying.
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