Iván Balliu

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Iván Balliu
Ivan Balliu (crop).jpg
Balliu in action for Barcelona B in 2012
Personal information
Full name Iván Balliu Campeny
Date of birth (1992-01-01) 1 January 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Caldes de Malavella, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Full back
Club information
Current team
Number 25
Youth career
2005–2011 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Barcelona B 53 (0)
2013–2015 Arouca 58 (0)
2015– Metz 32 (1)
National team
2008 Spain U16 3 (1)
2008 Spain U17 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2016.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Balliu and the second or maternal family name is Campeny.

Iván Balliu Campeny (born 1 January 1992) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for French club FC Metz. A defender, he can play on either flank, especially as a right back.

Club career[edit]


Born in Caldes de Malavella, Girona, Catalonia, Balliu joined FC Barcelona's youth system in 2005, aged 13. He made his senior debuts in the 2010–11 season, playing in two Segunda División games with the B-team and starting against Girona FC for a 2–0 away win.[1] In that year, he was also captain of the treble-winning Juvenil A side.


On 30 May 2013, Balliu's contract expired and he was told by the Blaugrana that he would be released.[2] One month later, he signed with F.C. Arouca in Portugal for two seasons,[3] making his Primeira Liga debut on 1 September in a 1–0 home win against Rio Ave FC (90 minutes played).[4]


On 17 July 2015, Balliu joined French club FC Metz on a two-year deal.[5] He scored his first goal as a professional on 16 October, helping the hosts come from behind in a 2–2 home draw to Clermont Foot.[6]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 8 June 2013[7]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other [8] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Barcelona B 2010–11 2 0 2 0
2011–12 20 0 20 0
2012–13 31 0 31 0
Total 53 0 53 0
Career totals 53 0 53 0


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