Gurutze Fernández

Gurutze Fernández Callejo, commonly known as Guru (born 4 May 1979), is a Spanish retired football forward who represented Athletic Bilbao and Levante UD of the Primera División.

Personal information
Full name Gurutze Fernández Callejo
Date of birth (1979-05-04) 4 May 1979 (age 43)
Place of birth Urretxu, Spain
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Athletic Bilbao
Number 21
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Oiartzun
2003–2007 Athletic Bilbao 99 (29)
2007–2009 Levante 47 (6)
2009–2013 Athletic Bilbao 110 (49)
National team
2004–2007 Spain 5 (0)
2006–2012 Basque Country 3 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12:00, 15 September 2011 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 12:00, 15 September 2011 (UTC)

She has won Superliga Femenina four times—thrice with Athletic Bilbao and once with Levante UD. As of the end of the 2008–09 season she had scored 35 goals in 146 games played throughout six seasons in the Superliga. Guru returned to Athletic in October 2009 after two seasons away at Levante.[1] She announced her retirement in July 2013, publishing an open letter of thanks to Athletic's club staff and supporters.[2]


  1. ^ "Gurutze Fernández, 'Guru', regresa a la disciplina del Athletic ..." (in Spanish). 2009-10-21. Retrieved 2011-09-16.
  2. ^ "Gurutze da "mil gracias" en su despedida del Athletic" (in Spanish). El Desmarque. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014.

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