Spain national under-19 football team

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Spain Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Rojita (The Little Red One)
La Furia Roja
(The Red Fury)
Association Royal Spanish Football Federation
(Real Federación Española de Fútbol – RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Luis de la Fuente (2013–)
Most caps Aarón Ñíguez (23)
Top scorer Juan Manuel Mata (12)
FIFA code ESP
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Spain 2 – 0 Switzerland 
(Monzón, Spain; 3 October 2001)
Biggest win
 Spain 8 – 1 Cyprus 
(Torrevieja, Spain; 28 May 2006)
Biggest defeat

 Turkey 3 – 0 Spain 
(Chiajna, Romania; 26 July 2011)

Records for competitive matches only.
European Under-19 Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 2002)
Best result Winners (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012)
Spain national under-19 football team
Medal record
U-19 European Championship
Gold 2002 Norway Team
Gold 2004 Switzerland Team
Gold 2006 Poland Team
Gold 2007 Austria Team
Silver 2010 France Team
Gold 2011 Romania Team
Gold 2012 Estonia Team

The Spain national under-19 football team represents Spain in international football at this age level and is controlled by Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.

Competitive Record[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship Record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Norway 2002 Champions 10 9 1 0 32 4
Liechtenstein 2003 Second qualifying round 3 1 1 1 3 2
Switzerland 2004 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 5
Northern Ireland 2005 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 5 1
Poland 2006 Champions 8 7 1 0 32 7
Austria 2007 Champions 8 5 3 0 16 5
Czech Republic 2008 Group Stage 9 5 2 2 18 7
Ukraine 2009 Group Stage 9 6 0 3 21 7
France 2010 Runners-up 11 8 1 2 25 10
Romania 2011 Champions 11 9 1 1 34 8
Estonia 2012 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 10
Lithuania 2013 Semi-Finals 7 5 1 1 11 5
Hungary 2014 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 6 4
Total 10/13 98 71 15 12 237 75

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

  • Gold background color indicates first place finish. Silver background color indicates second place finish.

Individual awards[edit]

In addition to team victories, Spanish players have won individual awards at UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

Year Golden Player
Norway 2002 Fernando Torres
Switzerland 2004 Juanfran
Poland 2006 Alberto Bueno
Romania 2011 Álex Fernández
Estonia 2012 Gerard Deulofeu

Players[edit]

Top Appearances[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Caps
1 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 23
2 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 21
3 Jorge Pulido Atlético Madrid 2008–2010 20
4 Gerard Deulofeu Barcelona 2011–2012 19
4 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 19
6 Daniel Aquino Murcia 2007–2009 18
6 César Azpilicueta Osasuna 2007–2008 18
8 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 17
9 Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 16
9 Markel Bergara Real Sociedad 2004–2005 16
9 Mikel San José Athletic Bilbao, Liverpool 2007–2008 16
9 Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 16

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Top Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Goals
1 Juan Mata Real Madrid 2006–2007 12
2 Alberto Bueno Real Madrid 2006–2007 11
2 Álvaro Morata Real Madrid 2010–2011 11
4 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 8
4 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 8
4 Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 8
7 Isco Alarcón Valencia 2010–2011 7
7 Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 7
7 Sergio García Barcelona 2001–2002 7
7 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 7
7 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 7

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Recent results[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers
5 June 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Gdynia, Poland  Poland
1 – 0
Vico Goal 28'
7 June 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Starogard Gdański, Poland  Greece
2 – 0
Serrano Goal 90+2', Vico Goal 90+3'
10 June 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Starogard Gdański, Poland  Croatia
1 – 1
Moi Goal 77'
20 July 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19
Marijampolė, Lithuania  Portugal
1 – 0
Ramírez Goal 19'
23 July 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19
Kaunas, Lithuania  Lithuania
2 – 0
Hernández Goal 6'74'
26 July 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19
Alytus, Lithuania  Netherlands
3 – 2
Ramírez Goal 68', Vadillo Goal 81', Vico Goal 83'
29 July 2013
2013 UEFA EURO U-19
Alytus, Lithuania  France
1 – 2
José Goal 27' (pen.)
10 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Portugal
1 – 1
Santi Mina Goal 50'
12 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Slovakia
0 – 0
14 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Hungary
4 – 1
Santi Mina Goal 24'65'73', Calero Goal 44'
5 March 2014
Friendly
Katwijk, Netherlands  Netherlands
1 – 2
Santi Mina Goal 79'
15 April 2014
Friendly
Daimiel, Spain  Serbia
4 – 0
Stevanovic Goal 42' (o.g.), Bustos Goal 43', Muñoz Goal 48'70'
31 May 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Vigo, Spain  Denmark
3 – 1
Ramírez Goal 33' (pen.), El Haddadi Goal 74', Lopez Cabrera Goal 90+2'
2 June 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Vigo, Spain  Lithuania
2 – 0
El Haddadi Goal 31', Ramírez Goal 90' (pen.)
5 June 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Spain  Germany
1 – 3
El Haddadi Goal 6'

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers

Current squad[edit]

  • National team caps and goals correct as of 29 July 2013.

*Please note some of these players play for their club's reserve team.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Alfonso Herrero (1994-04-21) 21 April 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Spain Real Madrid
13 1GK Rubén Blanco (1995-07-25) 25 July 1995 (age 19) 7 0 Spain Celta
2 2DF Héctor Bellerín (1995-03-18) 18 March 1995 (age 19) 5 0 England Arsenal
3 2DF José Gayá (1995-05-25) 25 May 1995 (age 19) 4 0 Spain Valencia
5 2DF Borja López (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 20) 8 0 Spain Sporting Gijón
18 2DF Jaime Sánchez (1995-06-06) 6 June 1995 (age 19) 7 0 Spain Real Madrid
16 2DF Rubén Duarte (1995-10-18) 18 October 1995 (age 18) 5 0 Spain Espanyol
15 2DF Julio César Rodríguez (1995-12-07) 7 December 1995 (age 18) 2 0 Spain Sporting Gijón
4 3MF Pablo Íñiguez (1994-01-20) 20 January 1994 (age 20) 7 0 Spain Villarreal
6 3MF José Rodríguez (c) (1994-12-16) 16 December 1994 (age 19) 8 1 Spain Real Madrid
7 3MF Álvaro Vadillo (1994-09-12) 12 September 1994 (age 20) 7 1 Spain Betis
14 3MF Lucas Torró (1994-07-05) 5 July 1994 (age 20) 3 0 Spain Real Madrid
10 3MF Federico Vico (1994-07-04) 4 July 1994 (age 20) 8 3 Belgium Anderlecht
11 3MF Moi Gómez (1994-06-23) 23 June 1994 (age 20) 8 1 Spain Villarreal
17 4FW Adama Traoré (1996-01-25) 25 January 1996 (age 18) 6 0 Spain Barcelona
8 4FW Álex Serrano (1995-02-06) 6 February 1995 (age 19) 3 1 Spain Sporting Gijón
9 4FW Iker Hernández (1994-04-08) 8 April 1994 (age 20) 6 2 Spain Real Sociedad
12 4FW Sandro Ramírez (1995-07-09) 9 July 1995 (age 19) 4 2 Spain Barcelona

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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