Éver Banega

  • Date of birth : 29/06/1988
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Argentina Argentina
 
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Éver Banega

Éver Banega

Clubs: CA Boca Juniors, Valencia CF, Club Atlético de Madrid (loan)

• Left his home town of Rosario to launch his career in Buenos Aires with Boca Juniors; hailed as a top-class midfielder at an early age and made his debut against CA Banfield (4-0) in February 2007 before winning the FIFA U-20 World Cup with Argentina later in the year.

• Had made 28 league appearances for Boca when Valencia lured him to Spain in January 2008 for €18m on a five-and-a-half year contract; made his Liga debut against Atlético (0-1) that month and won his first senior cap for Argentina in June before going on to claim Olympic gold in Beijing.

• Dispatched on loan to Atlético after just half a season at Mestalla, he made his UEFA Champions League debut against PSV Eindhoven on Matchday 1 (3-0) but was primarily a substitute during that 2008/09 campaign, making just five Liga starts and scoring one goal.

• Returned to Valencia for the 2009/10 season, during which he established himself as a pivotal figure in midfield, making 36 appearances as the club finished third in the Liga.

• Injury restricted him to just two outings in the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League group stage – at home to Rangers FC (3-0) and away to Manchester United FC (1-1).

Last updated: 25/01/11 13.25CET

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General info

  • Name: Éver Banega
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 29/06/1988 (25)
  • Country: Argentina

  • Height: 174cm
  • Weight: 71kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    16/09/08: PSV 0-3 Atlético

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Atlético30
Valencia130
Total160
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Valencia110
Total110
Last updated: 06/02/2014 15:15 CET
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