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Spain national under-20 football team

Spain Under-20
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 Julen Lopetegui (2010–)
Most caps Pablo Couñago (13)
Jaime Gavilán (13)
Francisco Javier Jusué (13)
Top scorer Joseba Etxeberria (7)
Sergio García (7))
Aarón Ñíguez (7)
FIFA code ESP
First international
 Spain 2 – 1 France 
(Radès, Tunisia; 28 June 1977)
Biggest win
 Spain 8 – 0 Tahiti 
(Cairo, Egypt; 25 September 2009)
Biggest defeat

 Argentina 3 – 0 Spain 
(Doha, Qatar; 25 April 1995)

Records for competitive matches only.
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances 15 (First in 1977)
Best result Winners (1999)
Spain national under-20 football team
Medal record
U-20 World Cup
Silver 1985 Soviet Union Team
Gold 1999 Nigeria Team
Silver 2003 United Arab Emirates Team
Spain national under-20 football team
Medal record
U-20 Mediterranean Games
Gold 2009 Pescara, Italy Team

The Spain national under-20 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

FIFA World Youth Championship Record

     Champions       Runners-Up       Third Place       Fourth Place
Summer Olympic record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1977 Group Stage 7th 3 1 1 1 3 3
1979 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 1 1 3 2
1981 Group Stage 13th 3 0 2 1 5 7
1983 Did Not Qualify
1985 Runners-Up 2nd 6 2 2 2 8 8
1987 Did Not Qualify
1989 Group Stage 15th 3 1 0 2 4 7
1991 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 2 1 1 8 3
1993 Did Not Qualify
1995 Fourth Place 4th 6 4 0 2 19 12
1997 Quarter-Finals 7th 5 4 0 1 10 3
1999 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 16 5
2001 Did Not Qualify
2003 Runners-Up 2nd 7 5 0 2 8 4
2005 Quarter-Finals 7th 5 4 0 1 17 4
2007 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 3 2 0 13 8
2009 Round Of 16 11th 4 3 0 1 14 3
2011 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 3 2 0 13 4
2013 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 4 0 1 9 4
2015 Did Not Qualify
Total 1 Championship 15/19 72 43 13 16 150 77
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Individual awards

In addition to team victories, Spanish players have won individual awards at FIFA World Youth Cups.

Year Golden Boot
1985 Sebastián Losada
Fernando Gómez
1995 Joseba Etxeberria
1999 Pablo Couñago

2013 FIFA World Youth Championship : FIFA Fair Play award

Players

Top Appearances

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-20 Caps
1 Pablo Couñago Celta de Vigo, Numancia 1998–1999 13
1 Jaime Gavilán Valencia, Tenerife 2003–2005 13
1 Francisco Javier Jusué Osasuna 1998–1999 13
4 Pablo Orbaiz Osasuna 1998–1999 12
4 Rubén Suárez Sporting de Gijón 1998–1999 12
6 Sergio García Barcelona 2003 11
6 Aarón Ñíguez Rangers, Celta de Vigo 2009 11
6 Daniel Parejo Real Madrid, Getafe 2009 11
6 Carlos Peña Barcelona 2003 11
6 Israel Puerto Sevilla 2012–2013 11
6 Juan Francisco Torres Real Madrid 2003–2005 11

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-20s.

Top Goalscorers

Rank Player Club(s) Year(s) U-20 Goals
1 Joseba Etxeberria Real Sociedad 1995 7
1 Sergio García Barcelona 2003 7
1 Aarón Ñíguez Rangers, Celta de Vigo 2009 7
4 Pablo Couñago Celta de Vigo, Numancia 1998–1999 6
5 Fernando Llorente Athletic Bilbao 2005 5
5 Adrián López Deportivo La Coruña 2007 5
5 Jesé Rodríguez Real Madrid 2013 5
5 Álvaro Vázquez Espanyol 2011 5
9 Emilio Nsue Castellón, Real Sociedad 2009 4
9 David Silva Eibar 2005 4
9 Ismael Urzaiz Real Madrid 1989–1991 4

Note: Club(s) represents the permanent clubs during the player's time in the Under-20s.

Recent results

Date Competition Location Opponent Result Scorers
14 May 2013
Friendly
Benidorm, Spain  Paraguay
3 – 1
Israel Goal 18', Deulofeu Goal 44', Bernat Goal 87'
12 June 2013
Friendly
San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain  Uzbekistan
3 – 2
Suso Goal 55', Rubén Goal 59', Alcácer Goal 90+1' (p)
14 June 2013
Friendly
San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain  Chile
4 – 4
Derik Goal 33', Jairo Goal 72'82', Alcácer Goal 80' (p)
21 June 2013
2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Istanbul, Turkey  United States
4 – 1
Jesé Goal 5'44', Deulofeu Goal 42'61'
24 June 2013
2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Istanbul, Turkey  Ghana
1 – 0
Jesé Goal 13'
27 June 2013
2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Istanbul, Turkey  France
2 – 1
Alcácer Goal 23', Jesé Goal 56'
2 July 2013
2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Istanbul, Turkey  Mexico
2 – 1
Derik Goal 74', Jesé Goal 90'
6 July 2013
2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Bursa, Turkey  Uruguay
0 – 1 (aet)

Current squad

  • Caps and goals as of 6 July 2013.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Daniel Sotres (1993-05-21) 21 May 1993 8 0 Recreativo
2 2DF Javier Manquillo (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 7 0 Liverpool
3 2DF José Luis Gayá (1995-05-25) 25 May 1995 4 0 Valencia
4 2DF Derik Osede (1993-02-21) 21 February 1993 8 2 Real Madrid
5 2DF Israel Puerto (1993-06-15) 15 June 1993 11 1 Villarreal
6 3MF José Campaña (1993-05-31) 31 May 1993 7 0 Crystal Palace
7 3MF Rubén García (1993-07-14) 14 July 1993 5 1 Levante
8 3MF Suso (1993-11-19) 19 November 1993 8 1 Liverpool
9 4FW Paco Alcácer (c) (1993-08-30) 30 August 1993 7 3 Valencia
10 4FW Jesé Rodríguez (1993-02-26) 26 February 1993 8 5 Real Madrid
11 3MF Juan Bernat (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 7 1 Bayern Munich
12 2DF Diego Llorente (1993-08-16) 16 August 1993 6 0 Real Madrid
13 1GK Adrián Ortolá (1993-08-20) 20 August 1993 4 0 Barcelona
14 3MF Ager Aketxe (1993-12-30) 30 December 1993 4 0 Athletic Bilbao
15 3MF Saúl Ñíguez (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 8 0 Atlético Madrid
16 3MF Óliver Torres (1994-11-10) 10 November 1994 7 0 Porto
17 4FW Gerard Deulofeu (1994-03-13) 13 March 1994 7 3 Barcelona
18 3MF Denis Suárez (1994-01-06) 6 January 1994 7 0 Sevilla
19 3MF Jairo Samperio (1993-07-11) 11 July 1993 4 2 Sevilla
20 2DF Jonny (1994-03-03) 3 March 1994 4 0 Celta
21 1GK Rubén Yáñez (1993-10-12) 12 October 1993 1 0 Real Madrid

Former squads

See also

References

  1. ^ Conoce la lista de convocados de España para el Mundial Sub-20 RFEF (Spanish)
  2. ^ Kepa deja la concentración por lesión y se pierde el Mundial de Turquía RFEF (Spanish)

External links

  • siemprecantera (Spanish)
  • Tournament archive at fifa.com
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup at rsssf
  • Squad listings of winning teams at rsssf
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