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Bruno Soriano

Bruno Soriano

Clubs: Villarreal CF

• Bruno came through the youth set-up at Villarreal and represented the club's B team in 2004/05 and 2005/06.

• Made his debut for Villarreal on 15 July 2006 in a 2-1 home defeat by NK Maribor in a UEFA Intertoto Cup third round tie.

• Joined the first-team squad in 2007/08 but struggled to gain a regular place in Manuel Pellegrini's side over the next two seasons; made his first UEFA Champions League appearance and first start in the 2008/09 group games against Celtic FC.

• Ousted Sebastián Eguren from the midfield holding slot following Pellegrini's departure and made 31 Liga starts in 2009/10.

• Completed 100 Liga appearances for the Yellow Submarine in 2010/11 while still waiting to score his first goal; earned his first international cap in Spain's first match following their 2010 FIFA World Cup win – a friendly away to Mexico on 11 August 2010 (1-1).

Last updated: 20/04/11 21.36CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Bruno Soriano
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 12/06/1984 (31)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 21
  • Club: Villarreal ( ESP)

  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 70kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Intertoto Cup (Third round)
    15/07/06: Villarreal 1-2 Maribor
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    15/11/14: Spain 3-0 Belarus

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions


Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Intertoto Cup
Last updated: 27/11/2015 01:20 CET