Borja Valero

  • Date of birth : 12/01/1985
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Spain Spain
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Borja Valero

Borja Valero

Clubs: Real Madrid CF, RCD Mallorca, West Bromwich Albion FC, RCD Mallorca (loan), Villarreal CF

UEFA honours
UEFA European Under-19 Championship:
winner 2004

• A native of the Spanish capital, Borja Valero joined Madrid as a schoolboy and worked his way through the ranks, gaining recognition at youth level for Spain before performing regularly for the club's B team in 2005/06 and 2006/07.

• Scored the winner in the 2004 U19 Championship final as Spain defeated Turkey 1-0 in Nyon, Switzerland.

• Played one Copa del Rey match and one UEFA Champions League game − against FC Dynamo Kyiv (2-2) − for the first team but none in the Liga before signing a five-year contract with Mallorca in August 2007.

• Scored four goals in 34 Liga appearances for the islanders but left after just one season for England, joining newly-promoted West Brom

• Unable to prevent the Baggies from suffering an immediate relegation and was returned to Mallorca on a year-long loan in 2009/10, during which he was an outstanding figure in helping the team to fifth place and within a whisker of UEFA Champions League qualification.

• Signed a permanent deal with Villarreal in August 2010 and scored on his home debuts in European and domestic competition, against FC Dnepr Mogliev and RCD Espanyol respectively; called up by Spain for the first time in October 2010.

Last updated: 20/04/11 21.19CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 15/04/2014 02:11 CET
22.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsGrasshoppersGrasshoppers1-2FiorentinaFiorentina8200
26.08.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-1CataniaCatania9000
29.08.2013UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsFiorentinaFiorentina0-1GrasshoppersGrasshoppers9000
01.09.2013Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa2-5FiorentinaFiorentina9001
15.09.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-1CagliariCagliari9010
22.09.2013Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta0-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
26.09.2013Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
30.09.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-2ParmaParma9001
03.10.2013UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageDniproDnipro1-2FiorentinaFiorentina3601
06.10.2013Italian Serie ALazioLazio0-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
20.10.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina4-2JuventusJuventus9001
24.10.2013UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFiorentinaFiorentina3-0PanduriiPandurii7300
27.10.2013Italian Serie AChievoChievo1-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
30.10.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-2NapoliNapoli9000
02.11.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan0-2FiorentinaFiorentina9011
07.11.2013UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stagePanduriiPandurii1-2FiorentinaFiorentina4410
10.11.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-1SampdoriaSampdoria9001
24.11.2013Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
02.12.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina4-3VeronaVerona9020
08.12.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
15.12.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina3-0BolognaBologna9011
22.12.2013Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo0-1FiorentinaFiorentina7700
05.01.2014Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-0LivornoLivorno8101
08.01.2014Italian CupFifth roundFiorentinaFiorentina2-0ChievoChievo9000
12.01.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
19.01.2014Italian Serie ACataniaCatania0-3FiorentinaFiorentina7200
23.01.2014Italian CupQuarter-finalsFiorentinaFiorentina2-1SienaSiena5500
01.02.2014Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari1-0FiorentinaFiorentina3700
04.02.2014Italian CupSemi-finalsUdineseUdinese2-1FiorentinaFiorentina7600
08.02.2014Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-0AtalantaAtalanta9000
24.02.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma2-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
27.02.2014UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32FiorentinaFiorentina1-1EsbjergEsbjerg9000
23.03.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli0-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
26.03.2014Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina0-2MilanMilan9000
30.03.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie AVeronaVerona3-5FiorentinaFiorentina9011

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Borja Valero
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 12/01/1985 (29)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Fiorentina ( ITA)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 73kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    06/12/06: Dynamo Kyiv 2-2 Real Madrid
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Qualifying round)
    05/03/02: Austria 0-1 Spain

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Spain U-1952
Spain MERI30
Spain U-1783

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid10
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 21/03/2014 01:25 CET
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