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Clubs: Real Madrid CF, RCD Espanyol (loan), CA Osasuna, Club Atlético de Madrid

• Started his career in the Real Madrid youth academy but after impressing for the club's B team he only managed six Liga outings before moving on loan to Espanyol in 2005/06. Proved himself at the Barcelona club, making his European debut in the UEFA Cup against FK Teplice and scoring his first Liga goal in March 2006 in a 1-1 draw with Athletic Club.

• Sold by Madrid to Osasuna in 2006, he helped the Pamplona outfit to the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in his debut season, making nine appearances and scoring one goal – away to Parma FC in the final group game. Established himself as a regular with Osasuna, making over 100 Liga appearances during the next three seasons.

• Returned to the Spanish capital in January 2011 when he joined Atlético; experienced mixed fortunes in domestic competition but won his first major honour in helping the Rojiblancos to victory in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League, scoring one goal in 12 appearances.

• Rewarded with a UEFA EURO 2012 call-up and his first cap in a pre-tournament friendly against Serbia; was unused in Poland and Ukraine as La Roja retained their European title.

• Was a regular in the tightest Liga defence of 2013/14 – the Rojiblancos conceded 26 goals in 38 games – as Atlético won the title for the first time since 1996. In Europe. he played all but 90 minutes of the club's run to the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon against Real Madrid.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship:
 winner 2012
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2014
UEFA Europa League: winner 2012

Last updated: 06/06/14 14.30CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 28/06/2016 01:06 CET
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain5-1FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9001
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain8100
15.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain3-0BelarusBelarus9001
27.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain1-0UkraineUkraine9000
14.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-1SpainSpain9000
22.08.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0Las PalmasLas Palmas9000
30.08.2015Spanish LigaSevillaSevilla0-3AtléticoAtlético9000
05.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain2-0SlovakiaSlovakia9000
12.09.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-2BarcelonaBarcelona9000
19.09.2015Spanish LigaEibarEibar0-2AtléticoAtlético9000
22.09.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-0GetafeGetafe9000
04.10.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
09.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain4-0LuxembourgLuxembourg9000
18.10.2015Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad0-2AtléticoAtlético9000
25.10.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-1ValenciaValencia9000
30.10.2015Spanish LigaDeportivoDeportivo1-1AtléticoAtlético9000
08.11.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0Sporting GijónSporting Gijón4500
28.11.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0EspanyolEspanyol9000
05.12.2015Spanish LigaGranadaGranada0-2AtléticoAtlético9000
13.12.2015Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-1AthleticAthletic9000
20.12.2015Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga1-0AtléticoAtlético9000
30.12.2015Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-2AtléticoAtlético9000
02.01.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0LevanteLevante9000
10.01.2016Spanish LigaCeltaCelta0-2AtléticoAtlético9000
17.01.2016Spanish LigaLas PalmasLas Palmas0-3AtléticoAtlético9001
24.01.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0SevillaSevilla9000
27.01.2016Spanish CupQuarter-finalsAtléticoAtlético2-3CeltaCelta9000
30.01.2016Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1AtléticoAtlético9000
14.02.2016Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe0-1AtléticoAtlético9000
21.02.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0VillarrealVillarreal9000
27.02.2016Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid0-1AtléticoAtlético9000
01.03.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético3-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad9000
06.03.2016Spanish LigaValenciaValencia1-3AtléticoAtlético9000
12.03.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético3-0DeportivoDeportivo9000
19.03.2016Spanish LigaSporting GijónSporting Gijón2-1AtléticoAtlético1400
24.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageItalyItaly1-1SpainSpain7900
02.04.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético5-1BetisBetis9010
09.04.2016Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol1-3AtléticoAtlético9000
17.04.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético3-0GranadaGranada9000
20.04.2016Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic0-1AtléticoAtlético9000
23.04.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0MálagaMálaga9000
30.04.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano9000
08.05.2016Spanish LigaLevanteLevante2-1AtléticoAtlético9000
14.05.2016Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-0CeltaCelta9000
07.06.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSpainSpain0-1GeorgiaGeorgia4600
13.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain1-0Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
17.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain3-0TurkeyTurkey9000
21.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia2-1SpainSpain9000
27.06.2016UEFA EURORound of 16ItalyItaly2-0SpainSpain9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Juanfran
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 09/01/1985 (31)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Atlético ( ESP)

  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 72kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    15/09/05: Teplice 1-1 Espanyol
  • National team: UEFA Meridian Cup (Final tournament - Group stage)
    25/01/03: Spain 6-1 Mali

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Spain U-2140
Spain U-1941
Spain MERI40

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 28/06/2016 01:06 CET