Gaizka Mendieta

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Birthday
27, 1974
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Bilbao, Spain

About

Former midfielder who represented Spain at international tournaments like the 1996 Summer Olympics and 2002 FIFA World Cup. He spent many years with Valencia CF, with whom he won UEFA Champions League, Copa del Rey and Supercopa de España titles. 

Before Fame

He played in Castellón's youth academy before making his professional debut at age 17. 

Trivia

He starred in Nike's "Secret Tournament" ad campaign directed by Terry Gilliam

Family Life

He married a woman named Carmina. His father was also a soccer player. 

Associated With

He played alongside Fernando Hierro on the Spanish national team.