Hugo Mallo

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Hugo Mallo
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Personal information
Full name Hugo Mallo Novegil
Date of birth (1991-06-22) 22 June 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Marín, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Celta
Number 2
Youth career
EF Porvir
Pontevedra
1999–2009 Celta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Celta 143 (1)
National team
2010 Spain U19 3 (0)
2011 Spain U20 6 (0)
2011–2012 Spain U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Mallo and the second or maternal family name is Novegil.

Hugo Mallo Novegil (born 22 June 1991) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Celta de Vigo as a right back.

Football career[edit]

Born in Marín, Pontevedra, Galicia, Mallo played youth football for three different local clubs, finishing his formation with Celta de Vigo.[1] He was immediately inserted in the first team setup, appearing in 25 Segunda División games in his first season.

Mallo started in all 34 matches he appeared in the 2011–12 campaign, as the club finished second and returned to La Liga after five years. He made his debut in the competition on 18 August 2012, in a 0–1 home loss against Málaga CF.[2]

On 9 January 2013, during a 0–4 Copa del Rey loss at Real Madrid (2–5 on aggregate), Mallo – who was not being challenged – suffered an anterior cruciate ligament to his left knee, going on to be sidelined for the rest of the season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vecinos en Marín, laterales en Vigo" [Neighbours in Marín, full-backs in Vigo] (in Spanish). Faro de Vigo. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Olinga makes history". ESPN Soccernet. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hugo Mallo, seis meses de baja" [Hugo Mallo, six months out] (in Spanish). Marca. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 

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