David Casablanca

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David Casablanca
Personal information
Full name David Casablanca Poyatos
Date of birth (1977-02-17) 17 February 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth El Masnou, Spain
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Left back
Youth career
Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Barcelona C 1 (0)
1997–1999 Barcelona B 33 (0)
1998 Levante (loan) 6 (0)
1999–2000 Extremadura 11 (0)
2000 Cartagonova 7 (0)
2000–2001 Freamunde 27 (0)
2001–2002 Chaves 23 (0)
2002–2004 Pontevedra 74 (1)
2005–2008 Castellón 59 (0)
2008–2009 Negreira
2009–2010 Don Benito
2010–2012 Miajadas
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David Casablanca Poyatos (born 17 February 1977) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a left back.

Football career[edit]

Born in El Masnou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Casablanca finished his youth career at FC Barcelona, but could never break into the first team, also serving a loan at Levante UD during his spell with the former. After a two-year stint in Portugal with S.C. Freamunde and G.D. Chaves, both in the Segunda Liga, he returned to his country, joining Segunda División B club Pontevedra CF and achieving promotion to Segunda División in his second full season.

In January 2005, Casablanca joined CD Castellón also in the third level, initially on loan. He achieved another promotion immediately, as an undisputed starter, and continue to appear regularly the following campaign.

After falling out of favour (only seven league matches in two years combined), Casablanca left in the 2008 summer and continued his career in amateur football, first with SD Negreira then CD Don Benito. He retired in 2012, at the age of 35.

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