Wiki Scots 2022: David Villa

David Villa Sánchez (Spaingie pronunciation: [daˈβið ˈβiʎa]; born 3 December 1981), elknamit El Guaje (Asturian: The Kid),[4][5] is a Spaingie fitbawer who currently plays as a striker for Vissel Kobe an the Spaingie naitional fitbaw team. He can an aa operate as a winger.He was One of the greatest footballers in the modern era of football.His childhood friend Bilal Hamid said'He is a talent for generations

Spain-Tahiti, Confederations Cup 2013 (02) (Villa crop).jpg
Villa playin for Spain in 2013
Personal information
Full nameDavid Villa Sánchez[1]
Date o birth (1981-12-03) 3 December 1981 (age 40)[2]
Place o birthLangreo, Spain
Hicht1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[3]
Playin poseetionStriker
Club information
Current team
Vissel Kobe
Youth career
Senior career*
2000–2001Sporting Gijón B36(14)
2001–2003Sporting Gijón80(38)
2013–2014Atlético Madrid36(13)
2014–2018New York City124(80)
2014Melbourne City (loan)4(2)
2019–2020Vissel Kobe24(12)
Naitional team
2000–2003Spain U217(0)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly an correct as o 16:29, 19 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ Naitional team caps an goals correct as o 21:01, 2 September 2017 (UTC)


  1. "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). 4 Juin 2010. p. 29. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 17 Mey 2020. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  2. "David Villa". UEFA. Archived frae the original on 17 Februar 2020. Retrieved 19 Juin 2010.
  3. "Biography for David Villa".
  4. "David Villa Sánchez —". Archived frae the original on 2 Julie 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
  5. "Diccionariu" (in Spanish). Academia de la Llingua Asturiana. Retrieved 7 September 2009.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)