Open main menu

Valery Fernández Estrada (born 23 November 1999) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for CF Peralada-Girona B. Mainly a right winger, he can also play as a right wingback.

Valery Fernández
Personal information
Full name Valery Fernández Estrada
Date of birth (1999-11-23) 23 November 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth L'Escala, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Girona
Number 34
Youth career
Palamós
Girona
2011–2014 Barcelona
2014–2015 Girona
2015–2016 L'Escala
2016–2018 Girona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 L'Escala
2018– Peralada 8 (1)
2018– Girona 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 January 2019

Club careerEdit

Born in L'Escala, Girona, Catalonia, Fernández joined FC Barcelona's La Masia in 2011, after representing Girona FC and Palamós CF. Released in 2014, he returned to Girona before joining Primera Catalana side FC L'Escala, where he made his senior debut at the age of just 15.[1]

In 2016, Fernández returned to Girona and signed a new three-year contract on 28 June 2018, being also promoted to the reserves in Segunda División B.[1] In his debut for the latter on 26 August, he scored his team's second in a 2–2 away draw against CE Sabadell FC.[2]

Fernández made his professional debut on 31 October 2018, starting in a 2–2 away draw against Deportivo Alavés, for the season's Copa del Rey.[3] He also made his La Liga debut on 2 December, coming on as a substitute for Aleix García in a 1–1 draw at Atlético Madrid;[4] the following day, he extended his contract until 2023.[5]

Fernández scored his first professional goal on 16 January 2019, netting his team's first in a 3–3 draw against Atleti also at the Wanda Metropolitano.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Valery Fernandez fa el salt a Segona B" [Valery Fernández makes the jump to Segunda B] (in Catalan). Radio L'Escala. 28 June 2018. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Valery Fernández debuta amb gol a la Segona Divisió B" [Valery Fernández debuts with goal in Segunda División B] (in Catalan). Canal 10 Empordà. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  3. ^ "El Girona encuentra el mejor descuento" [Girona find their best stoppage time] (in Spanish). Marca. 31 October 2018. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Valery debuta a Primera «És un somni fet realitat; estic molt agraït al club»" [Valery debuts in Primera "It is a dream coming true; I am very thankful to the club"] (in Catalan). Diari de Girona. 3 December 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Valery Fernández debuta y renueva con el Girona hasta 2023" [Valery Fernández debuts and renews with Girona until 2023] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 3 December 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

External linksEdit