Fernando Usero

Fernando Usero Toledano (born 27 March 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder.

Fernando Usero
Personal information
Full name Fernando Usero Toledano
Date of birth (1984-03-27) 27 March 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Brazatortas, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Málaga
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Atlético Madrid B 3 (1)
2004–2006 Málaga B 72 (11)
2005–2006 Málaga 4 (0)
2006–2008 Poli Ejido 76 (4)
2008–2010 Elche 65 (10)
2010–2011 Córdoba 34 (3)
2011–2015 Asteras Tripoli 100 (10)
2015Alcorcón (loan) 14 (0)
2015–2016 Atromitos 26 (2)
2017 Mirandés 6 (0)
2018 Toledo 14 (0)
2018–2019 CS Puertollano 41 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:27, 17 March 2020 (UTC)

Football careerEdit

Usero was born in Brazatortas, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha. After emerging through Málaga CF's youth ranks, and a brief spell at Atlético Madrid's reserves, he returned to the Andalusians, playing two seasons for the B-team as they were in the second division; additionally, he managed to appear four times for the main squad in the same span, as both were relegated come June 2006 – his La Liga debut came on 9 January 2005, in a 1–2 away loss against Racing de Santander.[1]

Usero then played two years at Málaga neighbours Polideportivo Ejido, playing regularly and being relegated in his second year, after which he signed for another side in the second level, Elche CF.[2] In the summer of 2011, after 247 matches in Spain's division two, he moved abroad for the first time and joined a host of compatriots at Asteras Tripoli F.C. in Greece.

On 19 June 2015, after a four-month loan spell with AD Alcorcón back in his homeland, Usero returned to the Superleague Greece and signed a two-year contract with Atromitos FC.[3]

In August 2018, Usero joined Calvo Sotelo Puertollano. On 22 October 2019 the club confirmed, that Usero had left the club due to personal reasons.[4]

Club statisticsEdit

As of 8 November 2015
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Madrid B 2003–04[5] Segunda División B 3 1 3 1
Málaga 2004–05[5] La Liga 2 0 0 0 2 0
2005–06[5] La Liga 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 4 0 0 0 4 0
Ejido 2006–07[5] Segunda División 38 2 1 0 39 2
2007–08[5] Segunda División 38 2 1 0 39 2
Total 76 4 2 0 78 4
Elche 2008–09[5] Segunda División 41 5 4 0 45 5
2009–10[5] Segunda División 24 5 0 0 24 5
Total 65 10 4 0 69 10
Córdoba 2010–11[5] Segunda División 34 3 6 0 40 3
Asteras Tripoli 2011–12[6] Superleague Greece 27 2 4 0 31 2
2012–13[6] Superleague Greece 28 3 5 3 4[a] 1 37 7
2013–14[6] Superleague Greece 36 4 2 0 2[a] 0 40 4
2014–15[6] Superleague Greece 9 1 0 0 10[a] 1 19 2
Total 100 10 11 3 16 2 127 15
Alcorcón (loan) 2014–15[5] Segunda División 14 0 0 0 14 0
Atromitos 2015–16[6] Superleague Greece 10 0 1 0 4[a] 0 15 0
Career total 306 28 24 3 20 2 350 33
  1. ^ a b c d Appearances in UEFA Europa League

HonoursEdit

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "El Racing da el primer paso para superar su crisis" [Racing take first step towards overcoming crisis]. El Mundo (in Spanish). 9 January 2005. Retrieved 31 August 2015.
  2. ^ "El Elche cierra los fichajes de Santos y Fernando Usero" [Elche close deals on Santos and Fernando Usero]. Las Provincias (in Spanish). 16 July 2008. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Fernando Usero ficha por el Atromitos griego" [Fernando Usero signs with Greece's Atromitos] (in Spanish). Futbolistas Emigrantes. 19 June 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  4. ^ Usero y Ribalta causan baja en el Calvo Sotelo Puertollano, lanzadigital.com, 22 October 2019
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Usero: Fernando Usero Toledano". BDFutbol. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Usero". Soccerway. Retrieved 19 January 2015.

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