Antonio Blanco (footballer)
Antonio Blanco Conde (born 23 July 2000) is a Spanish footballer who plays mainly as a defensive midfielder for Real Madrid Castilla and the Spain national U21 team. He was included in The Guardian's "Next Generation 2017".
|Full name||Antonio Blanco Conde|
|Date of birth||23 July 2000|
|Place of birth||Montalbán de Córdoba, Spain|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Real Madrid Castilla|
|2019–||Real Madrid B||43||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:58, 22 September 2021 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:58, 8 September 2021 (UTC)
He made his La Liga debut for Real Madrid on 18 April 2021, in a goalless draw against Getafe, coming on as a substitute. He was handed his first start three days later, in a 3–0 win over Cádiz.
Due to the isolation of some national team players following the positive COVID-19 test of Sergio Busquets, Spain's under-21 squad were called up for the international friendly against Lithuania on 8 June 2021. Blanco made his senior debut in the match as Spain won 4–0.
- As of 22 September 2021
|Real Madrid Castilla||2019–20||Segunda División B||23||1||—||—||—||23||1|
|Real Madrid||2020–21||La Liga||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||4||0|
- As of 8 June 2021
- Spain U17
- Spain U19
- "Next Generation 2017: 60 of the best young talents in world football". The Guardian. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 30 December 2019.
- "Real Madrid lose momentum in title race with Getafe draw". eurosport.com. 18 April 2021.
- "Karim Benzema hits brace as Real Madrid ease past Cadiz and go top of La Liga". eurosport.com. 21 April 2021.
- "Oficial | Lista de convocados para el encuentro ante Lituania" [Official | Squad list for the match against Lithuania]. Royal Spanish Football Federation (in Spanish). 6 June 2021. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
- "Spain youngsters impress in Lithuania rout". MARCA. 8 June 2021. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
- Antonio Blanco at Soccerway