Alfonso Pérez

Spain 2017

Alfonso Pérez is one of a select few to have represented both Real Madrid and Barcelona. He started his senior career with Real Madrid, and whilst there won a La Liga title and a Copa del Rey. However, it was at Real Betis where he played the majority of his career and reached his peak. In his first spell with the Andalusians he scored an incredible 25 league goals in his first season. He left for Barcelona but soon returned to Betis, helping them lift the Copa del Rey. Pérez is a Betis legend and was one of Spanish football’s iconic strikers of the 1990s. He was a Spain squad member at one World Cup and two European Championships. His finest moment for Spain came at EURO 2000, as he scored a volley in stoppage time to send Spain through to the quarter-finals.

Full name: Alfonso Pérez Muñoz
Born: 26/09/1972, Getafe, Spain
Clubs: Real Madrid (1989-1995), Betis (1995-2000), Barcelona (2000-2002), Marseille (loan, 2002), Betis (2002-2005)
International: 38 apps, 11 goals (1992-2000)
Position: Striker

Honours:

  • La Liga (1): 1994–95
  • Copa del Rey (2): 1992–93, 2004–05
  • Supercopa de España (1): 1990, 1993
  • Olympic Games (1): 1992
  • Spanish Player of the Year (1): 1998