Ignacio Solozábal

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Ignacio Solozábal
Nacho Solozabal-2012.JPG
Solozábal in 2012
Personal information
Born (1958-01-08) January 8, 1958 (age 60)
Barcelona, Spain
Listed height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
Playing career1975–1992
PositionPoint guard
Career history
1975–1992FC Barcelona
Career highlights and awards

Ignacio "Nacho" Solozábal (Spanish pronunciation: [iɣˈnaθjo soloˈθaβal]; born January 8, 1958) is a Spanish retired basketball player. Born in Barcelona, Spain, and at a height of 1.85 m (6'1") tall, played at the point guard position. On October 8, 2006, FC Barcelona retired his number 7 jersey.[1] He is considered to be one of the best Spanish basketball players ever, and he was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors (2008) list.

Professional career[edit]

Solozábal spent his entire career with FC Barcelona, from 1979 to 1992. With them he won two Saporta Cups, in 1985 and 1986, a Korać Cup in 1987, six Spanish League championship titles, as well as nine Spanish Cups.

Spanish national team[edit]

Solozábal was a regular member of the senior men's Spanish national team. With Spain's senior national team, he won a silver medal at the 1983 EuroBasket, and another silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games.


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