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Abraham González Casanova

Abraham
Personal information
Full nameAbraham González Casanova
Date of birth (1985-07-16) 16 July 1985 (age 28)
Place of birthBarcelona, Spain
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubEspanyol
Number23
Youth career
Ferran Martorell
2002–2004Terrassa
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2007Terrassa74(3)
2007–2009Barcelona B67(4)
2009Barcelona1(0)
2009–2010Cádiz32(2)
2010–2011Gimnàstic4(0)
2011Ponferradina (loan)17(0)
2011–2013Alcorcón68(2)
2013–Espanyol0(0)
National team
2004Catalonia1(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 June 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Casanova.

Abraham González Casanova (born 16 July 1985), simply known as Abraham, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for RCD Espanyol as a central midfielder.

Club career

Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Abraham made his professional debuts with local Terrassa FC,[1] appearing in 16 matches during the 2004–05 season in the second division, which ended in relegation.

After a couple of seasons more he was bought by neighbours FC Barcelona, being immediately assigned to its reserve side which competed in the fourth level. He made his debut for the first team during the domestic cup clash against Benidorm CF (1–0 win) on 10 October 2008; in the last round of La Liga (30 May 2009), as Barça were already champions, he came on as a substitute for Xavi during the 1–1 draw at Deportivo de La Coruña.[2]

Abraham was released by Barcelona in the 2009 summer, joining Cádiz CF as the Andalusia club had just returned to division two after a one-year absence. He appeared regularly for the Andalusians, who were immediately relegated back.

Abraham signed with Gimnàstic de Tarragona for the 2010–11 season,[3] but failed to impress at his new club. In the following transfer window he was loaned to fellow second-divisioner SD Ponferradina,[4] eventually suffering another relegation.

Honours

Barcelona

Club statistics

As of 9 June 2011[5]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Terrassa 2004–05 16 1 2 1 18 2
2005–06 26 2 1 0 27 2
2006–07 32 0 1 0 33 0
Total 74 3 4 1 78 4
Barcelona B 2007–08 38 2 38 2
2008–09 29 2 29 2
Total 67 4 67 4
Barcelona 2008–09 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Cádiz 2009–10 32 2 0 0 32 2
Total 32 2 0 0 32 2
Gimnàstic 2010–11 4 0 1 0 5 0
Total 4 0 1 0 5 0
Ponferradina 2010–11 17 0 0 0 17 0
Total 17 0 0 0 17 0
Career totals 195 9 6 1 0 0 201 10

References

External links

  • Alcorcón official profile (Spanish)
  • BDFutbol profile
  • Futbolme profile (Spanish)
  • Transfermarkt profile
  • Stats and bio at Cadistas1910 (Spanish)

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