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 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)
 England 3–0 Spain 
(Burton upon Trent, England; 24 March 2017)

Records for competitive matches only.
European Under-19 Championship
Appearances 11 (first in 2002)
Best result Winners (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015)
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
Gold medal – first place 2015 Greece 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
Greece 2015 Champions 8 6 1 1 22 5
Germany 2016 Elite Round 3 1 1 1 3 3
Georgia (country) 2017 Elite Round 3 2 0 1 7 3
Total 11/16 112 80 17 15 269 86

*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 Golden Boot
Norway 2002 Fernando Torres Fernando Torres
Switzerland 2004 Juanfran
Poland 2006 Alberto Bueno Alberto Bueno
France 2010 Dani Pacheco
Romania 2011 Álex Fernández Álvaro Morata
Estonia 2012 Gerard Deulofeu Jesé
Greece 2015 Marco Asensio Borja Mayoral

Player records[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
  Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 20
4 Gerard Deulofeu Barcelona 2011–2012 19
6 César Azpilicueta Osasuna 2007–2008 18
  Daniel Aquino Murcia 2007–2009 18
  Carlos Fernández Sevilla 2013–2015 18
  Antonio Marín Almería 2013–2015 18
  Aarón Martín Espanyol 2014–2016 18

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
  Álvaro Morata Real Madrid 2010–2011 11
  Borja Mayoral Real Madrid 2014–2016 11
5 Aarón Ñíguez Valencia, Xerez, Iraklis 2006–2008 8
  Pablo Sarabia Real Madrid, Getafe 2010–2011 8
  Juanmi Jiménez Málaga 2011–2012 8
  Marco Asensio Mallorca, Real Madrid 2014–2015 8
9 Sergio García Barcelona 2001–2002 7
  Emilio Nsue Mallorca 2006–2008 7
  Francisco Mérida Arsenal, Real Sociedad 2007–2009 7
  Isco Alarcón Valencia 2010–2011 7
  Paco Alcácer Valencia 2011–2012 7

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

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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