Pepe Reina

  • Date of birth : 31/08/1982
  • Position : Goalkeeper
  • Country : Spain Spain
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Pepe Reina

Pepe Reina

Clubs: FC Barcelona, Villarreal CF, Liverpool FC, SSC Napoli (loan)

• Although Madrid-born – and the son of Miguel Reina, a former goalkeeping great with Club Atlético de Madrid – he began his career in Catalonia with FC Barcelona and played in both UEFA Cup semi-final legs against Liverpool during his debut season in the first team, 2000/01.

• Left for Villarreal CF after struggling to displace Argentinian international Roberto Bonano at Barça and had three seasons with the Yellow Submarine, helping them to the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 2003/04. 

• Joined Liverpool and was the penalty shoot-out hero in Liverpool's 2006 FA Cup final triumph over West Ham United FC; also saved two spot kicks against Chelsea FC in the 2007 UEFA Champions League semi-final and kept seven clean sheets in 12 games as Liverpool finished runners-up to AC Milan.

• Given his international debut against Uruguay in an August 2005 friendly and made one appearance in Spain's UEFA EURO 2008 triumph, but remained on the bench at the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups, picking up a winners' medal in the latter.

• Broke Ray Clemence and Bruce Grobelaar's Liverpool record of 150 clean sheets when he kept goal in a 2-0 League Cup quarter-final victory against Chelsea FC on 29 November 2011.

• Kept goal in both domestic cup finals in 2011/12, helping Liverpool to a penalty shoot-out victory against Cardiff City FC in the League Cup showpiece; remained on the bench for Spain's historic UEFA EURO 2012 triumph.

• Opted to join former Liverpool boss Rafael Benítez in Italy at the start of the 2013/14 season when the Spaniard took over at Napoli, and immediately became first choice. Became the first man to prevent Mario Balotelli scoring from the penalty spot in his fourth league game for the club. 

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship:
winner 2008, 2012
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2007
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2005
UEFA European Under-16 Championship: winner 1999

Last updated: 14/11/13 19.58CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/06/2014 01:15 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundPuerto RicoPuerto Rico1-2SpainSpain7100
08.06.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain2-1HaitiHaiti4400
25.08.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli3-0BolognaBologna9000
31.08.2013Italian Serie AChievoChievo2-4NapoliNapoli9000
10.09.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain2-2ChileChile3100
14.09.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-0AtalantaAtalanta9000
22.09.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-2NapoliNapoli9000
25.09.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli1-1SassuoloSassuolo9000
28.09.2013Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa0-2NapoliNapoli9000
06.10.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli4-0LivornoLivorno9000
18.10.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0NapoliNapoli9000
27.10.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-0TorinoTorino9000
30.10.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-2NapoliNapoli9000
02.11.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-1CataniaCatania9000
10.11.2013Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus3-0NapoliNapoli9000
19.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSouth AfricaSouth Africa1-0SpainSpain900
23.11.2013Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli0-1ParmaParma9000
02.12.2013Italian Serie ALazioLazio2-4NapoliNapoli9000
21.12.2013Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari1-1NapoliNapoli4500
29.01.2014Italian CupQuarter-finalsNapoliNapoli1-0LazioLazio9000
02.02.2014Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta3-0NapoliNapoli9000
05.02.2014Italian CupSemi-finalsRomaRoma3-2NapoliNapoli9000
08.02.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli3-1MilanMilan9000
12.02.2014Italian CupSemi-finalsNapoliNapoli3-0RomaRoma9000
24.02.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli1-1GenoaGenoa9000
02.03.2014Italian Serie ALivornoLivorno1-1NapoliNapoli9000
09.03.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli1-0RomaRoma9000
17.03.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-1NapoliNapoli9000
23.03.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli0-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
26.03.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania2-4NapoliNapoli9000
30.03.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-0JuventusJuventus9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli4-2LazioLazio9001
19.04.2014Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-1NapoliNapoli9000
26.04.2014Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale0-0NapoliNapoli9000
03.05.2014Italian CupFinalFiorentinaFiorentina1-3NapoliNapoli9000
06.05.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli3-0CagliariCagliari4500
11.05.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-5NapoliNapoli7900
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageAustraliaAustralia0-3SpainSpain9000

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General info

  • Name: Pepe Reina
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (Age): 31/08/1982 (31)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 25
  • Club: Napoli ( ITA)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 86kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Third round)
    07/12/00: Barcelona 1-1 Club Brugge
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    04/03/99: Spain 6-0 Malta

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Spain U-2190
Spain U-1680

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Intertoto Cup
Last updated: 24/06/2014 01:15 CET
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