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Pepe Reina

  • Position: Goal Keeper
  • Squad number: 23
  • Date of birth: 31 August, 1982 (27 years old)
  • Height: 6'2" (187cm)

Tournament totals

Games played Saves
0 Pepe Reina
0 Pepe Reina
0 As substitute
31 Total Spain
32 Most saves by Nestor Fernando Muslera
7 Total Spain
Goals Assists
0 Pepe Reina
0 Pepe Reina
8 Total Spain
5 Total Spain
6 Best Diego Forlan
Fouls by | on Cards yellow | red
0|0 Pepe Reina
0|0 Pepe Reina
68|125 Total Spain
8|0 Total Spain
20 Most fouls by Mark Van Bommel
25 Most fouls on Andres Iniesta

Spain games played

  1. Spain 0-1 Switzerland
    Wednesday, 16 June Match report
  2. Spain 2-0 Honduras
    Monday, 21 June Match report
  3. Chile 1-2 Spain
    Friday, 25 June Match report
  4. Spain 1-0 Portugal
    Tuesday, 29 June Match report
  5. Paraguay 0-1 Spain
    Saturday, 3 July Match report
  6. Germany 0-1 Spain
    Wednesday, 7 July Match report
  7. Netherlands 0-1 Spain
    Sunday, 11 July Match report

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Player profile

Liverpool goalkeeper Reina was one of the few players at the club to keep his reputation intact during a turbulent season at Anfield, keeping 17 clean sheets, a total matched only by Chelsea’s Petr Cech, to earn a share of the Premier League’s Golden Gloves award for the fourth time in five years.

Reina pledged his future to Liverpool in April, signing a six-year contract, and was tipped as the club’s future captain by Steven Gerrard, but has had to settle for being a reliable understudy for Spain.

He was an unused squad member at the last World Cup and at Euro 2008 he only played in the final group match against Greece. His only appearance in World Cup qualifying was the 2-1 win in Armenia last October.

The son of former Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Miguel Reina Santos, Reina began his career at Barcelona and played against Liverpool in the 2001 Uefa Cup semi-final. He later claimed the reception he got from the Kop was a deciding factor in his eventual move to the club.

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