Olazábal playing for Barcelona B in 2012
|Full name||Oier Olazábal Paredes|
|Date of birth||14 September 1989|
|Place of birth||Irun, Spain|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 June 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Irun, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Olazábal arrived in FC Barcelona's youth academy at the age of 16, from local Real Unión. He spent his first years with the reserves as backup to another youth product, Rubén.
On 2 January 2008 Oier made his debut for the main squad, in the 2–2 home draw against CD Alcoyano for the season's Copa del Rey. More than one year after, on 17 May, he appeared for the first time in La Liga as Barça were already champions, in a 1–2 away loss against RCD Mallorca.
Now, he is the third-choice goalkeeper of FC Barcelona
As of 13 June 2013
- "El 'hijo' vasco de Thuram" [Thuram's Basque 'son'] (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 12 August 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
- "Mallorca 2–1 Barcelona". ESPN Soccernet. 17 May 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2011.
- Transfermarkt player statistics
- Includes other competitive competitions, including the Supercopa de España, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup.
- FC Barcelona official profile
- BDFutbol profile
- Futbolme profile (Spanish)
- Oier Olazábal – FIFA competition record