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Wednesday, 29 May, 2002, 14:40 GMT 15:40 UK Spain
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David Albelda

Career
DOB:
 01.09.77
Caps:
 6
Goals:
 0

World Cup 2002
Appearances:
 2
Goals:
 0
Bookings:
 0
Sendings off:
 0
David Albelda
Club:Valencia
Position:Midfielder

Albelda freely admits to lacking the attacking flair of either Luis Enrique or Gaizka Mendieta and their ability to dictate play.

But, while Luis Enrique and Mendieta revel in pushing forward, their 24-year-old team-mate plays a superb holding role for Spain, as he does for his club side Valencia.

He got his first international cap in his country's final World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein, which they went on to win 2-0.

And he is already an Olympic silver medallist, picking up the award at the Sydney Games.



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