Andalusia autonomous football team

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Andalucia
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Andalusia Football Federation
Head coach Paco Chaparro and Antonio Álvarez
First colours
Second colours
First international
Andalusia Andalucia 1–4 Galicia 
(14 January 1923)
Biggest win
Andalusia Andalucia 5–1 Catalonia 
(1936)
Biggest defeat
Andalusia Andalucia 1–4 Galicia 
(14 January 1923)

The Andalusia autonomous football team is the regional football team for Andalusia, Spain. They are not affiliated with FIFA or UEFA, because it is represented internationally by the Spanish National Football Team. It only plays friendly matches.

History[edit]

The project for a football selection-team of Andalusia born in 1928, and started officially during the celebration of the Iberoamerican Expo in Seville, 1929, when Andalucia played a friendly match against Club Atlético Boca Juniors in Estadio de Heliopolis, known today as Estadio Benito Villamarín.

They did not play again until 1965, during the 50 years celebration of the Federación Andaluza de Fútbol, when they played against Paraguay national football team in Estadio Sánchez Pizjuán, Seville.

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the friendly against a selection of players from La Liga for the Champions for Life game on 29 December 2016. Ages, caps and goals are updated as of the day of the match.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Sergio Rico (1993-09-01)1 September 1993 (aged 23) 0 0 Spain Sevilla
1GK Javi Varas (1982-09-10)10 September 1982 (aged 34) 0 0 Spain Las Palmas
2DF Javi López (1986-01-21)21 January 1986 (aged 30) 1 0 Spain Espanyol
2DF Carlos Marchena (1979-07-31)31 July 1979 (aged 37) 1 0 Retired
2DF Víctor Díaz (1988-06-12)12 June 1988 (aged 28) 0 0 Spain Leganés
2DF Rubén Duarte (1995-10-18)18 October 1995 (aged 21) 0 0 Spain Espanyol
2DF Raúl Navas (1988-05-11)11 May 1988 (aged 28) 0 0 Spain Real Sociedad
2DF Alexis Ruano (1985-08-04)4 August 1985 (aged 31) 0 0 Spain Alavés
2DF Juan Fuentes (1990-01-05)5 January 1990 (aged 26) 0 0 Spain Osasuna
2DF Chico Flores (1987-03-06)6 March 1987 (aged 29) 0 0 Qatar Lekhwiya
3MF Joaquín (1981-07-21)21 July 1981 (aged 35) 1 0 Spain Betis
3MF Salva Sevilla (1984-03-18)18 March 1984 (aged 32) 1 0 Spain Espanyol
3MF José Antonio Reyes (1983-09-01)1 September 1983 (aged 33) 1 0 Spain Espanyol
3MF Álvaro Cejudo (1984-01-29)29 January 1984 (aged 32) 1 0 Spain Betis
3MF Diego Capel (1988-02-16)16 February 1988 (aged 28) 1 0 Belgium Anderlecht
3MF Recio (1991-01-11)11 January 1991 (aged 25) 0 0 Spain Málaga
3MF Rubén Pérez (1989-04-26)26 April 1989 (aged 27) 0 0 Spain Leganés
3MF José Manuel Jurado (1986-06-29)29 June 1986 (aged 30) 0 0 Spain Espanyol
3MF Dani Ceballos (1996-08-07)7 August 1996 (aged 20) 0 0 Spain Betis
3MF Álvaro Medrán (1994-03-15)15 March 1994 (aged 22) 0 0 Spain Valencia
3MF Brahim Díaz (1999-03-08)8 March 1999 (aged 17) 0 0 England Manchester City
3MF Suso (1993-11-19)19 November 1993 (aged 23) 0 0 Italy Milan
3MF Luis Alberto (1992-09-28)28 September 1992 (aged 24) 0 0 Italy Lazio
4FW Sergio León (1989-01-06)6 January 1989 (aged 27) 0 0 Spain Osasuna
4FW David Barral (1983-05-10)10 May 1983 (aged 33) 2 3 Spain Granada
4FW Juanmi (1989-01-06)6 January 1989 (aged 27) 0 0 Spain Real Sociedad

Selected Internationals[edit]

Famous players[edit]

Coaches[edit]

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