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. 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.
Solozábal in 2012
|Born||January 8, 1958|
|Listed height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.