Javier Moro León

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Xavi Moro
Personal information
Full name Javier Moro León
Date of birth (1975-05-22) 22 May 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1988–1993 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 Barcelona C
1995–1996 Barcelona B 19 (0)
1996–1998 Córdoba 43 (1)
1998–1999 Sabadell 34 (1)
1999–2000 Castellón 28 (0)
2000–2004 Badajoz 129 (8)
2003 Hércules (loan) 14 (0)
2004–2007 Lorca Deportiva 125 (4)
2008 Iraklis 7 (0)
2008–2009 Mérida 23 (0)
2009–2011 Sant Andreu 47 (1)
2011–2012 Cornellà ? (1)
2012–2014 Vista Alegre
National team
1992–1993 Spain U18 5 (0)
1992 Spain U19 7 (1)
Teams managed
2012–2014 Vista Alegre (player-coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Moro and the second or maternal family name is León.

Javier 'Xavi' Moro León (born 22 May 1975) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a central midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Paris, France to Spanish immigrants, Moro amassed Segunda División totals of 202 games and 11 goals over the course of eight seasons, representing in the competition FC Barcelona, FC Barcelona B, CD Badajoz and Lorca Deportiva CF. From January-June 2008 he played in the Superleague Greece, with Iraklis Thessaloniki FC.

Throughout his career Moro had the opportunity to train/compete alongside and against players such as Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, Luis Figo, Romário de Souza Faria, Michael Laudrup and many more. Moro was also at Barcelona when the Dutch magician Johann Cruyff was the manager.

Moro also represented his country a total of 12 times scoring one goal at the U18 and U19 level.

Moro retired in 2014 at the age of 39 after an illustrious career lasting over two decades. He then began his career as a coach at amateurs UD Vista Alegre.

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