Pedro Uralde

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Uralde and the second or maternal family name is Hernáez.
Pedro Uralde
Pedro Uralde.jpg
Uralde in 1981
Personal information
Full name Pedro Uralde Hernáez
Date of birth (1958-02-03) 3 February 1958 (age 58)
Place of birth Vitoria, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Ariznabarra
Aurrerá
Real Sociedad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1979 Real Sociedad B
1979–1986 Real Sociedad 181 (62)
1986–1987 Atlético Madrid 36 (8)
1987–1990 Athletic Bilbao 96 (34)
1990–1992 Deportivo La Coruña 56 (23)
Total 369 (127)
National team
1982–1986 Spain 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Pedro Uralde Hernáez (born 2 March 1958) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Uralde started his career with local giants Real Sociedad, already being a first-team regular by the time the Basques conquered two La Liga titles in a row (57 matches and 21 goals combined from 1980 to 1982). He made his debut in the competition on 3 February 1980 by coming on as a late substitute in a 4–0 home win against Athletic Bilbao, and played there until the end of the 1985–86 season.

Afterwards, Uralde spent one year with Atlético Madrid1986–87 – teaming up with another Basque forward, Julio Salinas, for 23 goals, but the capital club could only finished seventh. He then signed for neighbours Athletic Bilbao, going on to appear in 110 competitive games during his spell.

In his final two years, Uralde represented Deportivo de La Coruña, later Super Depor, netting 23 times in the league prior to the arrival of Bebeto and retiring at 34, with 127 top level goals to his credit from 369 appearances.

International career[edit]

Uralde earned three caps for Spain, his debut coming on 28 April 1982 in a friendly with Switzerland (90 minutes played, in Valencia). Subsequently, he was called for that year's FIFA World Cup, where he featured 23 minutes in the 0–0 second group stage draw against England at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Cup 1982 finals". RSSSF. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 

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