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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Joel Robles

Playing Positon: Goalkeeper
Date Of Birth: 17.6.1990
Place Of Birth: Getafe, Spain
Height: 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)

Did You Know? Joel's full name is Joel Robles Blázquez!

Joel started his professional career at Atlético Madrid, initially in the C team in 2008, before progressing into the B team a year later. 

He made 28 league appearances for Atlético B during the 2009-10 season, before being promoted into the senior squad.

Having been used sparingly in the 2011-12 season, he moved on loan to Rayo Vallecano in January 2012, making 13 league appearances.

He was sent out on loan again in January 2013, this time to English Premier League side Wigan Athletic, where he was part of the FA Cup-winning side.

Having made eight league appearances for Wigan, he returned to Madrid at the end of the season.

Joel has played internationally for Spain at U16, U17, U21 and U23 level, and was part of the squad that won the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.

Joel signed for Premier League team Everton, managed by his former Wigan manager Roberto Martínez, on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee on 9 July 2013.


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