José León Bernal

José León Bernal (born 3 February 1995) is a Spanish professional footballer for AD Alcorcón. Mainly a central defender, he can also play as a defensive midfielder.

José León
Personal information
Full name José León Bernal
Date of birth (1995-02-03) 3 February 1995 (age 25)
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2003–2004 Aviación
2004–2014 Real Madrid
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Real Madrid C 50 (0)
2014–2018 Real Madrid B 42 (2)
2016–2017Cultural Leonesa (loan) 6 (0)
2018–2019 Rayo Vallecano 0 (0)
2019Eskilstuna (loan) 11 (0)
2019–2020 Fuenlabrada 19 (0)
2020– Alcorcón 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Spain U19 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 August 2020

Football careerEdit

Real MadridEdit

In 2004, aged seven, León joined Real Madrid's youth academy from local CD Aviación. He made his senior debut in the 2013–14 season, playing 17 games for the C-team in Segunda División B.

On 25 May 2014, León made his professional debut, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 0–2 loss at Córdoba CF for the Segunda División championship.[1] On 31 August 2016, he was loaned to Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa for one year.[2]

Rayo VallecanoEdit

On 25 August 2018, León signed a two-year contract with La Liga side Rayo Vallecano.[3] However, aged 23 and registered in the B-team, he could not play for either side.[4]

In February 2019, León joined Swedish side AFC Eskilstuna on loan until June.[5] On 29 August, after making no appearances for Rayo, he terminated his contract with Rayo.[6]


On 30 August 2019, free agent León agreed to a one-year deal with CF Fuenlabrada, also in the second division.[7] He made his debut for the club on 1 October, starting in a 0–1 loss at CD Numancia, and contributed with 21 matches overall during the season.


On 20 September 2020, León signed for AD Alcorcón, still in division two.[8]


Cultural Leonesa


  1. ^ Pinillos y Pedro consolidan al Córdoba en zona de promoción (Pinillos and Pedro consolidate Córdoba in the promotion zone); Marca, 25 May 2014 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Real Madrid, José León cedido a la Cultural Leonesa (Real Madrid, José León loaned to Cultural Leonesa); Todo Mercado Web, 31 August 2016 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ José León nuevo jugador del Rayo Vallecano (José León new player of Rayo Vallecano); Rayo Vallecano, 25 August 2018 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ "José León, de rozar la primera plantilla del Madrid a no poder jugar con el Rayo por provocar alineación indebida" [José León, from getting close to Madrid's first team to being unable to play for Rayo for provoking illegal lineup] (in Spanish). Marca. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  5. ^ "AFC Eskilstuna lånar in en spansk mittback". AFC Eskilstuna. 23 February 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Oficial: José León deja el Rayo Vallecano" [Official: José León leaves Rayo Vallecano] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  7. ^ "El CF Fuenlabrada ficha a José León" [CF Fuenlabrada sign José León] (in Spanish). CF Fuenlabrada. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  8. ^ "José León es nuevo jugador de la AD Alcorcón" [José León is the new player of AD Alcorcón] (in Spanish). AD Alcorcón. 20 September 2020. Retrieved 20 September 2020.

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