Xavi Annunziata

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Xavi Annunziata
Personal information
Full name Javier Fernández Annunziata
Date of birth (1987-08-31) 31 August 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Tenerife B
2008–2011 Osasuna B 94 (20)
2011–2013 Osasuna 7 (0)
2012–2013 Huesca (loan) 20 (0)
2013– Oviedo 31 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Annunziata.

Javier 'Xavi' Fernández Annunziata (born 31 August 1987 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Real Oviedo as a midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Annunziata joined CA Osasuna in 2008 from CD Tenerife B, going on to spend three full seasons with the B-team in the third division and scoring 12 goals in 30 games in his last (30 starts). On 28 October 2010 he made his debut with the Navarrese's main side, in a Copa del Rey match against Deportivo de La Coruña.[1] On 15 January of the following he made his first La Liga appearance, playing eight minutes in a 2–4 away defeat against Villarreal CF;[2] on 1 June he renewed his contract, extending his link until 2013 with the option for two further years.[3]

On 28 August 2012, Annunziata was loaned to SD Huesca in the second level until the end of the campaign,[4] which ended in relegation.


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