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Guti

Footballer
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Born Oct 31, 1976

José María Gutiérrez Hernández, commonly known as Guti, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. During his professional career, he played almost exclusively for Real Madrid – appearing in more than 500 official games and serving as vice-captain – helping the club to 15 trophies, most notably three UEFA Champions League and five La Liga titles. Guti played 13 times with Spain since making his debut in 1999.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on October 31, 1976.
1986 9 Years Old Born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Community of Madrid, Guti began playing for Real Madrid's cantera in 1986, initially as a striker but being later moved to midfield, and remained there for the vast majority of his career.

TEENAGE

1995 18 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 December 1995 he made his first-team debut against Sevilla FC, with Real Madrid winning 4–1; he finished the season with one goal in nine appearances.

TWENTIES

1997 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997 Guti added two trophies to his cabinet, La Liga and the Supercopa de España, playing 17 games during the season and scoring once.
Guti played 13 times with Spain, making his debut in 1999.
2001 24 Years Old During the next two seasons combined he would net eight goals in 63 games, contributing with three in nine matches as the 2001–02 Champions League ended in conquest.
2004 27 Years Old During the 2004–05 campaign, Guti had his lowest season in terms of goal scoring, as he failed to score for the first time in seven seasons with the first team.
2005 28 Years Old He only managed to net one official goal, in an international against San Marino in February 2005; in 2005–06, he played 43 games and scored six goals (four in the league and two in European competition). … Read More
2006 29 Years Old With Zinedine Zidane retired, Guti found himself as the creative playmaker for 2006–07, his preferred position.

THIRTIES

2007 30 Years Old His excellent short and through pass abilities, especially a performance in a 3–2 home win against Sevilla on 6 May 2007 in which he played just 32 minutes from the bench, contributed to many of the goals which helped Real Madrid become league champions for the 30th time.
2008 31 Years Old On 10 February 2008 Guti scored two goals and three assists in a home game against Real Valladolid, for which he was awarded the Man of the match – Real Madrid won the game 7–0 and ultimately lifted another champions trophy. … Read More
2011 34 Years Old …  On 11 May 2011, he started as his team won the Turkish Cup against İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor on penalties (4–3, 2–2 after extra time); it was the first domestic cup of his professional career. … Read More
2012 35 Years Old Guti announced his retirement from football on 21 September 2012, and further went on to say that "I'm going to train to become a sporting director or a coach and I'd like to train youngsters... … Read More
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