Cristian Castells

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Cristian Castells
Personal information
Full name Cristian Castells Ortega
Date of birth (1984-10-19) 19 October 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Sueca, Spain
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Torre Levante
Youth career
1994–1998 SD Sueca
1998–2003 Valencia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Valencia B
2004–2005 Eldense (loan)
2005–2006 Villajoyosa (loan) 23 (0)
2007–2008 Poli Ejido 30 (3)
2008–2009 Alicante 28 (1)
2009–2010 Alavés 31 (2)
2010–2011 Melilla 15 (1)
2011 Pontevedra 14 (1)
2011–2013 Burgos 58 (4)
2013 Platanias 4 (0)
2014 Cullera ? (1)
2014–2015 Terracina
2016 Ceahlăul 10 (0)
2016 Derry City 3 (0)
2016– Torre Levante 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 November 2016.

Cristian Castells Ortega (born 19 October 1984) is a Spanish footballer who plays as a central defender for CF Torre Levante.[1]

Football career[edit]

Castells was born in Sueca, Valencian Community. An unsuccessful youth graduate of Valencia CF, he spent most of his career in the third division, also having spells in the second with Polideportivo Ejido and Alicante CF (both ended in relegation).

In the 2012–13 season, at already 28, Castells had his first top flight experience, representing Platanias F.C. in the Superleague Greece. In January 2014, however, after only six official games in one-and-a-half years, he returned to his country and his native region, signing with amateurs CF Cullera.

Personal life[edit]

Castells' younger brother, Marc, is also a footballer. A midfielder, he also represented Poli Ejido, but spent the vast majority of his career in the lower leagues.


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