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Joaquin

 

Position         : Midfielder

Date of birth : 21 July, 1981

Team              : Real Betis (Spain)

Nationality     : Spain

Notes              : Spanish U/21 international who helped Real Betis get promoted back up to the top flight for 2001/02. They made an impressive start with Joaquin scoring the third goal in an upset 3-1 win over Real Madrid. Dynamic running and pin-point passing have led to Joaquin winning an international call-up in 2002. Was at the 2002 World Cup where he played well in the quarter-final loss to South Korea only to be the only player who missed in the penalty shoot-out.

 

LAST UPDATED: 1 August, 2002

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