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Álvaro Negredo Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalβaɾo neˈɣɾeðo ˈsantʃeθ]; born 20 August 1985) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for English club Middlesbrough on loan from Valencia CF as a striker.
Nicknamed La fiera de Vallecas (The beast of Vallecas), his early career was associated with Real Madrid, although he could never become a part of its first-team setup, going on to represent other clubs in his country, with his longest spell being at Sevilla. Over the course of eight seasons, he amassed La Liga totals of 264 games and 112 goals.
A Spanish international since 2009, Negredo was part of the team that won Euro 2012.Close