For the fans of our website, we present here some cool and interesting facts about this great player and Captain of New York City Club in 2015 wearing jersey number 7. Earlier he has represented number of clubs but nationally he is a star player of Spanish team.
TEN INTERESTING FACTS OF DAVID VILLA
1. His nicknamed EL GUAJE (THE KID IN ASTURIAN)
The most interesting childhood fact about Villa is that he was nicknamed El Guajge as during his childhood he used to play with children much older than him. He used to outplay them and was really difficult for them to counter his game tactics.
2. Top scorer at UEFA Euro 2008
During UEFA Euro 2008 tournament, he proved himself to be a goal scoring non-stoppable machine. He was a top scorer in that tournament
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3. One of highest transfer fee player
Another fascinating fact about Villa is that he is one of the highest transfer fee players where he joined Valencia CF in 2005 for 12 million Euros winning Copa Del Rey in 2007-08 Season. For 40 million Euros he moved to Barcelona where he won his first La Liga and UEFA Champion League Titles.
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4. Silver Boot Winner at the 2010 World Cup
An amazing fact about Villa is that he was an integral part of Spanish Team that won UEFA Euro 2008 and FIFA World Cup 2010. It was at this world’s top tournament where his great performance was recognized by Silver Boot.
5. All time Top Goal scorer
A great inspiring fact Villa has on his credit is that he is the Spain’s all time top goal scorer as well as country’s top score in the World Cup. Additionally, he is only Spanish player to score 50 international goals.
6. ILLA ILLA ILLA, VILLA MARAVILLA
One of the strange fact which will seem a funny fact too is that his great achievements have been appreciated by his fans in a football chat “illa illa illa, Villa maravilla” meaning that Villa is marvellous
7. Scored a goal from the half line (50 yard line)
Another Interesting fact about DAVID VILLA is that, Villa stunned his fans by scoring a goal against his opponent team from the half way line. The ball sailed over the goal keepers head and found a place in the net. His precision and perfection was best proved to all his critics. All sporting channels proclaimed his this goal to be one of the best in games history.
8. Quickest hat-trick ever scored
Villa like other big guns of this game scored a hat-trick. Now, this fact doesn’t seem an unusual one, right! But the next point will definitely be raising everyone’s eyebrow. He scored his hat trick with a lightning speed. He took nearly 5 minutes in hitting 3 consecutive goals one by one completely devastating the opponent team’s defence. This made him the worlds quickest hat trick scorer.
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9. The IFFHS listed 4th World’s Top Scorer for 2009
A very inspiring fact about this great player is that his great game skills moved him up the ranks very quickly and so much so he was successful in occupying 4th World Top Scorer for 2009. Not to forget he was also declared as FIFA’s World Player too.
10. Featured in EA Sports FIFA Video game Series
EA sports Video Game is one of the world’s most famous Football game. He has an honour of appearing at the cover of MLS Custom Edition of FIFA 2016