17 January 2013
Álvaro Arbeloa celebrates his 30th birthday today. The defender, who is playing his fourth consecutive season for Real Madrid, has now played 147 official games on the team. The home-grown player returned to the white club in the summer of 2009 after his experiences on Deportivo and Liverpool. With Mourinho as coach, his list of achievements has grown, with a Spanish League championship, a Copa del Rey, and a Spanish Supercup.
Arbeloa’s debut with Real Madrid occurred on October 16, 2004, in a championship Spanish League game at the Benito Villamarín stadium against Betis (1-1). In the 147 games he has played in the ranks of Real Madrid, he has made three goals. The defender has also been a part of the most successful Spanish national team in history, with one World Cup and two Eurocup championships.
|ARBELOA’S HISTORY WITH REAL MADRID|
|Camiseta de Arbeloa en la tienda del Real Madrid para España|
|Camiseta de Arbeloa en la tienda del Real Madrid Internacional|