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Borja Valero
Borja valero
Personal information
Full name Borja Valero Iglesias
Date of birth 12 January 1985 (1985-01-12) (age 35)
Place of birth    Madrid, Flag of Spain Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Italy Internazionale
Number 20
Youth clubs
1995-2004 Flag of Spain Real Madrid
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2004-2005
2005-2007
2007-2008
2008-2011
2009-2010
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2017
2017-
Flag of Spain Real Madrid C
Flag of Spain Real Madrid Castilla
Flag of Spain Mallorca
England West Bromwich Albion
→ Flag of Spain Mallorca (loan)
→ Flag of Spain Villarreal (loan)
Flag of Spain Villarreal
Flag of Italy Fiorentina
Flag of Italy Internazionale
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76 (4)
34 (4)
31 (0)
33 (5)
35 (3)
36 (5)
165 (14)
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National team
2010-2011 Flag of Spain Spain 1 (0)

Borja Valero is a Spanish footballer who currently plays for Internazionale in Serie A.

Club career

Valero was born in Madrid, Spain and started his career as a youngster in the ranks of Real Madrid. He didn't make it to the first squad, and on August 2007 signed for Mallorca on a five-year deal.

One year later, after a good individual season, Valero left to join Premier League side West Bromwich Albion. He was loaned back to Mallorca for the 2009-10 season where he scored 5 goals in 33 league matches. The following season he was loaned again, this time at Villarreal.

In July 2011, Villarreal signed Valero on a permanent basis for an undisclosed fee. During the 2011-12, despite his good performances, Villarreal was relegated which made Valero to leave.

On 1 August 2012, he completed a transfer to Serie A side Fiorentina. He become one of the most important players there, collecting more than 200 official matches in 5 seasons.

On 10 July 2017, Valero left Fiorentina and signed with fellow Italian team Internazionale.

International career

Valero has represented Spain at under-17, -18 and -19 level. With under-19, he played at 2004 European championships. He played as a substitute in the final against Turkey, coming on in 85th minute and scoring the only goal at stoppage time.

He made his senior debut on 4 June 2011 in the friendly against United States national team by playing in the second half as a substitute, assisting Fernando Torres's goal in an eventual 4-0 win.

Honours

  • Spanish Player of the Year: 2010
  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2012-13
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2013-14, 2014-15
Internazionale (2014)
Inter Milan squad - 2020–21

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