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Ignacio "Nacho" Solozábal (Spanish pronunciation: [iɣˈnaθjo soloˈθaβal]; born January 8, 1958) is a Spanish retired basketball player. Born in Barcelona, Spain, and at a height of 1.85 m (6'1") tall, played at the point guard position. On October 8, 2006, FC Barcelona retired his number 7 jersey.[1] He is considered to be one of the best Spanish basketball players ever, and he was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors (2008) list.

Ignacio Solozábal
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Solozábal in 2012
Personal information
Born (1958-01-08) January 8, 1958 (age 61)
Barcelona, Spain
Listed height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
Playing career1975–1992
PositionPoint guard
Career history
1975–1992FC Barcelona
Career highlights and awards


Professional careerEdit

Solozábal spent his entire career with FC Barcelona, from 1979 to 1992. With them he won two Saporta Cups, in 1985 and 1986, a Korać Cup in 1987, six Spanish League championship titles, as well as nine Spanish Cups.

Spanish national teamEdit

Solozábal was a regular member of the senior men's Spanish national team. With Spain's senior national team, he won a silver medal at the 1983 EuroBasket, and another silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games.


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