Ander Vitoria

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Ander Vitoria
Personal information
Full name Ander Vitoria Aguirre
Date of birth (1990-01-22) 22 January 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Igorre, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Logroñés
Number 9
Youth career
Zubizarreta-Igorre
2000–2008 Athletic Bilbao
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Basconia 75 (17)
2010–2011Lemona (loan) 23 (3)
2011–2012Amorebieta (loan) 27 (3)
2012–2013 Portugalete 34 (24)
2013–2014 Sant Andreu 35 (6)
2014–2015 Leioa 37 (11)
2015–2016 Burgos 36 (7)
2016–2018 Barakaldo 70 (27)
2018– Logroñés 56 (15)
National team
2006–2007 Spain U17 9 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 September 2020

Ander Vitoria Aguirre (born 22 January 1990) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a forward for UD Logroñés.

Club career[edit]

Born in Igorre, Biscay, Basque Country, Vitoria joined Athletic Bilbao's Lezama in 2000, aged ten. He made his senior debut with the farm team in 2007, in Tercera División, and subsequently served two loan stints at Segunda División B sides SD Lemona and SD Amorebieta.

Vitoria left the Lions in 2012, and signed for Club Portugalete in the fourth tier. After scoring a career-best 24 goals in the campaign, he signed for UE Sant Andreu in division three.[1]

Vitoria continued to appear in the third division in the following years, representing SD Leioa,[2] Burgos CF, [3] Barakaldo CF[4] and UD Logroñés.[5] He helped the latter in their first-ever promotion to Segunda División in 2020, scoring ten goals in 28 appearances (play-offs included).

Vitoria made his professional debut on 12 September 2020 at the age of 30, starting in a 0–1 away loss against Sporting de Gijón.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ander Vitoria, quadribarrat per una temporada" [Ander Vitoria, quadribarrat for one season] (in Catalan). UE Sant Andreu. 16 July 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Ander Vitoria escribe en oro las páginas del Leioa" [Ander Vitoria writes in gold in Leioa's pages] (in Spanish). Vavel. 4 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Ander Vitoria, pólvora para el Burgos CF" [Ander Vitoria, firepower for Burgos CF] (in Spanish). Burgos Conecta. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Ander Vitoria firma con el Barakaldo C.F." [Ander Vitoria signs for Barakaldo C.F.] (in Spanish). Barakaldo CF. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  5. ^ "El delantero Ander Vitoria, nuevo jugador de la Unión Deportiva Logroñés" [Forward Ander Vitoria, new player of Unión Deportiva Logroñés] (in Spanish). UD Logroñés. 6 July 2018. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Djurdjevic rompe el orden" [Djurdjevic breaks it down] (in Spanish). Marca. 12 September 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2020.

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