Álvaro Benito

Soccer Player

Álvaro Benito was born in Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain on December 10th, 1976 and is the Soccer Player. At the age of 46, Álvaro Benito biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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Date of Birth
December 10, 1976
Nationality
Spain
Place of Birth
Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain
Age
46 years old
Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius
Profession
Association Football Player, Guitarist, Musician, Singer
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Álvaro Benito Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 46 years old, Álvaro Benito has this physical status:

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178cm
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Álvaro Benito Religion, Education, and Hobbies
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Álvaro Benito Career

Born in Salamanca, Castile and León, Benito emerged through Real Madrid's youth ranks, making his senior debut not yet aged 18 with the C-team. He progressed to the reserves the following year.

In the 1995–96 season, Benito was relatively used by the main squad, and contributed with seven matches the following campaign as they were crowned La Liga champions. In November 1996, he suffered a severe knee injury from which he would never fully recover, undergoing three operations in only four months in 1998 in Pittsburgh, United States; he was involved in a car accident afterwards, which further curtailed his recovering process.

After one unassuming loan with CD Tenerife and another spell with Castilla, Benito was released by Real Madrid in summer 2002, joining city neighbours Getafe CF in Segunda División, He appeared rarely for his new club, again due to injury.

After retiring, Benito was in charge of several of Real's youth sides, starting with the Alevín B in 2015. He was dismissed in late February 2019, following criticism of the first team after a 0–3 home defeat against FC Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey on a radio show.

International career

Benito won his first – and only – cap for the Spain under-21 side on 12 November 1996, coming on as a late substitute for FC Barcelona's Roger García in a 1–1 home draw against Slovakia for the 1998 UEFA European Championship qualifiers, but being stretchered off shortly after with a serious injury that all but ended his career.

Musical career

During his rehabilitation period, Benito started playing guitar and writing songs, going on to put together a band, Pignoise. The group, which also featured another former footballer, Héctor Polo (Real Zaragoza, Rayo Vallecano), eventually used many of the songs he composed prior to its creation.

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