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Álvaro Fidalgo

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Álvaro Fidalgo
Fidalgo in 2018
Personal information
Full name Álvaro Fidalgo Fernández
Date of birth (1997-04-09) 9 April 1997 (age 27)
Place of birth Siero, Spain
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
América
Number 8
Youth career
2003–2005 Condal
2005–2010 Oviedo
2010–2012 Sporting Gijón
2012–2016 Real Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2020 Real Madrid B 89 (15)
2016–2017Rayo Majadahonda (loan) 31 (0)
2018 Real Madrid 0 (0)
2020–2021 Castellón 22 (0)
2021América (loan) 12 (0)
2021– América 124 (11)
International career
2013 Spain U16 2 (0)
2013 Spain U17 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18 May 2024

Álvaro Fidalgo Fernández (born 9 April 1997) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Liga MX club América.

Club career[edit]

Real Madrid[edit]

Born in Hevia, Siero, Asturias, Fidalgo joined Real Madrid's La Fábrica in 2012, from Sporting de Gijón.[1][2] On 21 June 2016, after finishing his formation, he was loaned to Segunda División B side CF Rayo Majadahonda for the season.[3]

Fidalgo made his senior debut on 20 August 2016, starting in a 0–0 draw against Sestao River Club. In July 2017, after being a regular starter, he returned to his parent club and was assigned to the reserves also in the third division.

Fidalgo made his first team debut for Real Madrid on 6 December 2018, coming on as a late substitute for Vinícius Júnior in a 6–1 home routing of UD Melilla, for the season's Copa del Rey.[4][5] For the 2019–20 season, he was named team captain of Raúl's Castilla.

Castellón[edit]

On 25 August 2020, Fidalgo signed a three-year deal with Segunda División newcomers CD Castellón.[6] He made his professional debut on 12 September, coming on as a second-half substitute for Jorge Fernández in a 2–1 away win against SD Ponferradina.[7]

América[edit]

On 1 February 2021, despite featuring regularly at Castellón, Fidalgo joined Mexican club América on a season-long loan.[8] On 2 June 2021, Club América confirmed the permanent signing of Fidalgo.

Personal life[edit]

Fidalgo's grandfather Rafael was also a footballer. A defender, he played professionally for UP Langreo, Real Oviedo and Caudal Deportivo.[1]

Honours[edit]

América

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fidalgo, el chaval que recordaba a Iniesta y que ahora quiere convencer a Zidane" [Fidalgo, the youngster who reminded of Iniesta and who now wants to convince Zidane] (in Spanish). Marca. 14 July 2019. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Álvaro Fidalgo, un centrocampista de ley" [Álvaro Fidalgo, a draft central midfielder] (in Spanish). El Comercio. 20 July 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Acuerdo con el Real Madrid por Álvaro Fidalgo" [Agreement with Real Madrid for Álvaro Fidalgo] (in Spanish). CF Rayo Majadahonda. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Fran Garcia and Alvaro Fidalgo handed senior debuts by Solari". Marca. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  5. ^ "El sierense Álvaro Fidalgo debuta con el Real Madrid" [Sierense Álvaro Fidalgo debuts with Real Madrid] (in Spanish). El Comercio. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  6. ^ "FICHAJE: Álvaro Fidalgo, nuevo jugador del CD Castellón" [SIGNING: Álvaro Fidalgo, new player of CD Castellón] (in Spanish). CD Castellón. 25 August 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  7. ^ "La victoria del debutante Castellón llega en la última jugada y de rebote" [Th victory of the debutant Castellón arrives in the last play and from a rebound] (in Spanish). Marca. 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Comunicado oficial | Álvaro Fidalgo" [Official announcement | Álvaro Fidalgo] (in Spanish). CD Castellón. 1 February 2021. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  9. ^ Hernandez, Cesar (18 December 2023). "Club América extends Liga MX record to 14 titles after defeating Tigres". ESPN. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  10. ^ Hernandez, Cesar (27 May 2024). "América secure back-to-back Liga MX titles with win over Cruz Azul". ESPN. Retrieved 28 May 2024.
  11. ^ "Funes Mori, Ochoa highlight 2021 SCCL Team Of The Tournament". CONCACAF Champions League. 3 November 2021. Retrieved 5 November 2021.
  12. ^ "LIGA MX announces roster for 2022 MLS All-Star Game at Allianz Field". Major League Soccer. 19 July 2022. Retrieved 10 August 2022.

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