ISL 2017-18: FC Pune City sign Spanish defender Rafael Lopez Gomez for upcoming season

Pune: Spanish defender Rafael Lopez Gomez, who had a stint with top La Liga club Getafe, will play for Indian Super League (ISL) club, FC Pune City, in the 2017-18 season.

File image Spain's Rafael Lopez. AFP

File image Spain's Rafael Lopez. AFP

Gomez, who played top-flight football in Spain and Germany, will fortify the defence line of the Antonio Habas-managed side.

Gomez, a product of the Real Valladolid's youth system, represented club's main team as well as B team before moving on to SD Eibar in the second division.

In 2008, the defender joined Getafe CF, where finishing sixth to qualify for the UEFA Europa League in 2009-10 season was the highlight of his stint.

The Spaniard joined newly-promoted German club SC Paderborn in 2014 to ply his trade in Bundesliga before reuniting with Valladolid in 2016.

Updated Date: Aug 23, 2017 15:26 PM

Also Watch

Watch: The true stories from Dharavi that inspired Rajinikanth's Kaala
  • Thursday, March 8, 2018 Watch: Cyrus Khan talks about Parkour, jumping across walls and why he hates sitting
  • Thursday, May 31, 2018 Unwind: India's basketball sensation Amjyot Singh has his eyes set on becoming an NBA regular
  • Monday, May 28, 2018 First Day First Showsha — Review of Solo: A Star Wars Story in 10 questions
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 Social Media Star: Rajkummar Rao and Bhuvan Bam open up about selfie culture, online trolls

Also See