Pedro Antonio Vega Rodríguez

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Pedro Vega
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Vega in training with Las Palmas
Personal information
Full name Pedro Antonio Vega Rodríguez
Date of birth (1979-07-19) 19 July 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Vega de San Mateo, Spain
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Las Palmas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 Las Palmas B
1999–2004 Las Palmas 65 (8)
1999–2000 Universidad LP (loan) 26 (4)
2000–2001 Granada (loan) 35 (5)
2001–2002 Universidad LP (loan) 34 (14)
2004–2008 Poli Ejido 136 (31)
2008–2009 Levante 25 (6)
2009–2013 Las Palmas 39 (2)
2010 Universidad LP (loan) 19 (3)
National team
1999 Spain U20 2 (0)
* 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 Vega and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.

Pedro Antonio Vega Rodríguez (born 19 July 1979 in Vega de San Mateo, Las Palmas, Canary Islands) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a left winger.

Football career[edit]

During his career Vega played mainly for UD Las Palmas and neighbouring Universidad de Las Palmas CF, who acted as the former's farm team for several years. He amassed Segunda División totals of 265 games and 47 goals over the course of 12 seasons, representing in the competition Las Palmas, Polideportivo Ejido and Levante UD; he scored a career-best at the professional level 11 goals in the 2004–05 and 2005–06 campaigns, helping the second club finish 13th and 15th respectively.[1][2][3]

Vega retired in June 2013 at the age of nearly 34, after a third stint with Las Palmas[4] which consisted of three official matches – two in the Copa del Rey[5][6]– and 15 minutes of action in his last year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Poli Ejido frena en seco al Numancia" [Poli Ejido stops Numancia in its tracks] (in Spanish). Marca. 23 April 2006. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "El Poli Ejido fue el menos malo" [Poli Ejido was the least bad] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 5 June 2006. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pedro Vega ejecuta a un Vecindario sin reacción" [Pedro Vega executes lethargic Vecindario] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 29 October 2006. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Pedro Vega vuelve a Las Palmas tras romper con el Levante" [Pedro Vega returns to Las Palmas after cutting ties with Levante] (in Spanish). Las Provincias. 2 June 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Las Palmas se aprovecha del despropósito del Rayo (0–0)" [Las Palmas profits from Rayo hot-headedness (0–0)] (in Spanish). Terra. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Las Palmas acaba en pie el penúltimo asalto" [Las Palmas standing after penultimate round] (in Spanish). Marca. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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