Spain national under-19 football team

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Spain Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Rojita (The Little Red One)
La Furia Roja
(The Red Fury)
Association Royal Spanish Football Federation
(Real Federación Española de Fútbol – RFEF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Luis de la Fuente (2013–)
Most caps Aarón Ñíguez (23)
Top scorer Juan Manuel Mata (12)
FIFA code ESP
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Spain 2 – 0 Switzerland  
(Monzón, Spain; 3 October 2001)
Biggest win
 Spain 8 – 1 Cyprus 
(Torrevieja, Spain; 28 May 2006)
Biggest defeat

 Turkey 3 – 0 Spain 
(Chiajna, Romania; 26 July 2011)

Records for competitive matches only.
European Under-19 Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 2002)
Best result Winners (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012)
Spain national under-19 football team
Medal record
U-19 European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2002 Norway Team
Gold medal – first place 2004 Switzerland Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Poland Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Austria Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 France Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Romania Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Estonia Team

The Spain national under-19 football team represents Spain in international football at this age level and is controlled by Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.

Competitive Record[edit]

UEFA European Under-19 Championship Record[edit]

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Norway 2002 Champions 10 9 1 0 32 4
Liechtenstein 2003 Second qualifying round 3 1 1 1 3 2
Switzerland 2004 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 5
Northern Ireland 2005 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 5 1
Poland 2006 Champions 8 7 1 0 32 7
Austria 2007 Champions 8 5 3 0 16 5
Czech Republic 2008 Group Stage 9 5 2 2 18 7
Ukraine 2009 Group Stage 9 6 0 3 21 7
France 2010 Runners-up 11 8 1 2 25 10
Romania 2011 Champions 11 9 1 1 34 8
Estonia 2012 Champions 8 6 2 0 17 10
Lithuania 2013 Semi-Finals 7 5 1 1 11 5
Hungary 2014 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 6 4
Total 10/13 98 71 15 12 237 75

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

  • Gold background color indicates first place finish. Silver background color indicates second place finish.

Individual awards[edit]

In addition to team victories, Spanish players have won individual awards at UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship.

Year Golden Player
Norway 2002 Fernando Torres
Switzerland 2004 Juanfran
Poland 2006 Alberto Bueno
Romania 2011 Álex Fernández
Estonia 2012 Gerard Deulofeu

Players[edit]

Top Appearances[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Caps
1 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 23
2 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 21
3 Jorge Pulido Atlético Madrid 2008–2010 20
4 Gerard Deulofeu Barcelona 2011–2012 19
4 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 19
6 Daniel Aquino Murcia 2007–2009 18
6 César Azpilicueta Osasuna 2007–2008 18
8 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 17
9 Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 16
9 Markel Bergara Real Sociedad 2004–2005 16
9 Mikel San José Athletic Bilbao, Liverpool 2007–2008 16
9 Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 16

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Top Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-19 Goals
1 Juan Mata Real Madrid 2006–2007 12
2 Alberto Bueno Real Madrid 2006–2007 11
2 Álvaro Morata Real Madrid 2010–2011 11
4 Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 8
4 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 8
4 Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 8
7 Isco Alarcón Valencia 2010–2011 7
7 Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 7
7 Sergio García Barcelona 2001–2002 7
7 Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 7
7 Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 7

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-19s.

Recent results[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers
10 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Portugal
1 – 1
Santi Mina Goal 50'
12 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Slovakia
0 – 0
14 October 2013
Friendly
Budapest, Hungary  Hungary
4 – 1
Santi Mina Goal 24'65'73', Calero Goal 44'
5 March 2014
Friendly
Katwijk, Netherlands  Netherlands
1 – 2
Santi Mina Goal 79'
15 April 2014
Friendly
Daimiel, Spain  Serbia
4 – 0
Stevanovic Goal 42' (o.g.), Bustos Goal 43', Muñoz Goal 48'70'
31 May 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Vigo, Spain  Denmark
3 – 1
Sandro Goal 33' (pen.), Munir Goal 74', Lopez Cabrera Goal 90+2'
2 June 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Vigo, Spain  Lithuania
2 – 0
Munir Goal 31', Sandro Goal 90' (pen.)
5 June 2014
2014 UEFA EURO U-19 Elite round
Vigo, Spain  Germany
1 – 3
Munir Goal 6'
13 November 2014
Friendly
Katerini, Greece  Germany
2 – 0
Asensio Goal 52', Adrián Marín Goal 55'
15 November 2014
Friendly
Veria, Greece  France
5 – 1
Asensio Goal 16'19', Adrián Marín Goal 25'48', Nahuel Goal 30'
17 November 2014
Friendly
Katerini, Greece  Greece
3 – 2
Concha Goal 34', Rivera Goal 49', Mayoral Goal 82'

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers

Current squad[edit]

  • National team caps and goals needs to be updated.


Head coach: Luis de la Fuente

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
Víctor Pastrana (1996-09-27)27 September 1996 (aged 18) Spain Alcorcón
Unai Simón Mendibil (1997-06-11)11 June 1997 (aged 18) Spain Athletic Bilbao
Xiker Ozerinjauregui Mendikoetxea (1997-01-30)30 January 1997 (aged 18) Spain Athletic Bilbao
Antonio Marín Molina (1996-06-17)17 June 1996 (aged 19) Spain Almería
Mikel Merino (1996-06-22)22 June 1996 (aged 19) Spain Osasuna
José Carlos Ramírez Suárez (1996-05-10)10 May 1996 (aged 19) Spain Real Betis
Dani Ceballos (1996-08-07)7 August 1996 (aged 18) Spain Real Betis
Pape Cheikh Diop Gueye (1997-08-08)8 August 1997 (aged 17) Spain Celta Vigo
Aarón Martín Caricol (1997-04-22)22 April 1997 (aged 18) Spain Espanyol
Marc Roca Junqué (1996-11-26)26 November 1996 (aged 18) Spain Espanyol
Jorge Meré (1997-04-17)17 April 1997 (aged 18) Spain Sporting Gijón
Borja Mayoral Moya (1997-04-05)5 April 1997 (aged 18) Spain Real Madrid
Marco Asensio (1996-01-21)21 January 1996 (aged 19) Spain RCD Mallorca
Borja San Emeterio (1997-03-16)16 March 1997 (aged 18) Spain Racing Santander
David Concha (1996-11-20)20 November 1996 (aged 18) Spain Racing Santander
Carlos Fernández Luna (1996-05-22)22 May 1996 (aged 19) Spain Sevilla
Antonio Sivera Salvá (1996-08-11)11 August 1996 (aged 18) Spain Valencia
Antonio Martínez López (1997-06-30)30 June 1997 (aged 18) Spain Valencia
Rodrigo Hernández Cascante (1996-06-22)22 June 1996 (aged 19) Spain Villarreal
Alfonso Pedraza (1996-04-09)9 April 1996 (aged 19) Spain Villarreal
Aleix García Serrano (1997-06-28)28 June 1997 (aged 18) Spain Villarreal
Matías Nahuel Leiva (1996-10-22)22 October 1996 (aged 18) Spain Villarreal
Jesús Vallejo (1997-01-05)5 January 1997 (aged 18) Spain Real Zaragoza
Sergio Akieme (1997-12-16)16 December 1997 (aged 17) Spain Rayo Vallecano

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Selección Sub-19 ya se encuentra en Las Rozas para preparar el Europeo de Grecia" (in Spanish). SEFutbol. 22 June 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 

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