MCF / Midfielder / F. Villalba

Francisco José Villalba Rodrigo

This talented playmaker who operates in midfield trained at Valencia CF, debuting with the Valencianistas in the elite at just 17 years of age. Over four seasons in LaLiga Smartbank, he accumulated 123 games (13 goals) in the ranks of Numancia, Almería and Real Sporting before his arrival at Málaga CF, on loan from the Gijon outfit, with an option to buy in 2023.

MCF / Career and statistics

TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
MÁLAGA CF LaLiga SmartBank 5 247 0 0 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Sporting de Gijón LaLiga SmartBank 38 3,121 4 5 8 0 0
Real Sporting de Gijón Copa del Rey 4 310 0 1 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 3,431 4 6 9 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Almería LaLiga SmartBank 30 1,421 3 3 4 0 0
UD Almería Copa del Rey 5 282 0 1 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 35 1,703 3 4 5 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Almería Promoción a Primera División 2 100 0 0 0 0 0
UD Almería LaLiga SmartBank 16 1,014 2 2 3 0 0
Birmingham City FC Championship 17 1,219 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 35 2,333 3 2 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
CD Numancia LaLiga SmartBank 39 3,313 4 7 6 1 0
CD Numancia Copa del Rey 1 16 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 40 3,329 4 7 6 1 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Valencia Mestalla Segunda División B - Grupo III 34 2,314 6 3 6 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Valencia Mestalla Promoción a Segunda División 1 31 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia Mestalla Segunda División B - Grupo III 22 829 2 0 6 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Amistosos 2 90 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 25 950 2 0 6 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Valencia CF LaLiga Santander 1 4 0 0 1 0 0
Valencia CF Copa del Rey 3 215 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia Mestalla Segunda División B - Grupo III 21 1,206 0 0 3 0 0
Valencia CF (Juvenil 'A') UEFA Youth League 7 545 0 4 0 0 0
Selección Sub-18 Amistosos 2 77 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 34 2,047 0 4 4 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Valencia Mestalla Segunda División B - Grupo III 3 74 0 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-17 Eurocopa Sub-17 (Bulgaria) 5 333 1 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-17 Clasificación - Eurocopa Sub-17 6 273 1 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-17 Amistosos 5 252 1 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 19 932 3 0 1 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Selección Sub-16 Amistosos 2 128 1 0 0 0 0

Date of birth:
11/05/1998

Place of birth:
Valencia

Nationality:

Height:
1'68 m.

Weight:
65 kg.

Number:
21

Position:
Midfielder (Attacking Midfielder)

Dominant leg:
Right

Debut:
22/08/2022: Málaga CF 0 - UD Las Palmas 4

International:

International with Spain U-19 (2 times), U-18 (2 times), U-17 (17 times, 3 goals) and U-16 (2 times, 1 goal)

MCF / Social networks

Career:

2011-14: Valencia CF (Academy); 2014-18: Valencia Mestalla / Valencia CF; 2018-19: CD Numancia; 2019-20: Birmingham City FC (ENG) / UD Almería; 2020-21: UD Almería; 2021-22: Real Sporting de Gijón; 2022-Present: Málaga CF (on loan)

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