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Jesús Navas

Jesús Navas

Clubs: Sevilla FC, Manchester City FC

• A local lad, he joined Sevilla FC's youth section and played in the club's B squad for two seasons in the third division before breaking into the first team in 2003/04 and the Spain Under-21 side the following campaign.

• Played a leading role in Sevilla's 2005/06 UEFA Cup win, appearing in 12 games, including the final in Eindhoven against Middlesbrough FC.

• Enjoyed further success the following season, winning the UEFA Super Cup, Copa del Rey and another UEFA Cup, coming on as half-time substitute in the Glasgow final versus RCD Espanyol.

• Made his UEFA Champions League debut in 2007/08 and missed only two league games all term, scoring four goals; posted a similar return in 2008/09 as Sevilla finished third in the Liga for second time in three seasons.

• Won his first cap for Spain in a Madrid friendly against Argentina at the start of the 2009/10 campaign; featured three times during Spain's triumphant 2010 FIFA World Cup expedition in South Africa, including a 60-minute outing in the final against the Netherlands.

• Impressed in the following two seasons as Sevilla finished 5th and 9th in the Liga, racking up five goals and 12 assists in the latter earning a call-up to Spain's UEFA EURO 2012 squad; made three substitute appearances in Poland and Ukraine as La Roja retained their European title.

• Joined Manchester City FC in June 2013 for an initial fee of €17.5m.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: 
winner 2012
 winner 2006, 2007
UEFA Super Cup: 2006

Last updated: 03/07/13 18.27CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year


General info

  • Name: Jesús Navas
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 21/11/1985 (29)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 15
  • Club: Man. City ( ENG)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 60kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    16/09/04: Sevilla 2-0 Nacional
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    07/09/04: Bosnia and Herzegovina 0-2 Spain

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Spain U-2122

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
Man. City160
UEFA Super Cup
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 01/10/2015 01:22 CET