Arbeloa celebrates 10 years since debut

NEWS | 16/10/2014 | Antonio M. Leal

The academy product has played 200 matches so far for the Whites.
On 16 October 2004, Álvaro Arbeloa made his debut for the Real Madrid first team. His first match as a Whites player was a 1-1 draw against Betis. He is currently in his seventh season with Real Madrid, his sixth on the trot, where he has played in 200 games.

Arbeloa's list of achievements with the Whites includes: 1 Champions League, 1 European Super Cup, 1 Liga, 2 Copas del Rey and 1 Supercopa de España. He has also scored four goals and his 200 games included 146 victories, 30 draws and 24 defeats.

Proud of his career
Arbeloa recently spoke of his achievements with the club in an interview with Realmadrid.com and Realmadrid TV: “For an academy product like me, being able to play 200 games for Real Madrid was unimaginable and something that I feel very proud of. I arrived when I was a boy and now I'm a man with 200 appearances”.