Roberto Soldado - factfile

TEAMtalk profiles Roberto Soldado after Tottenham announced they have reached an agreement with Valencia for the Spain striker.

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Roberto Soldado: Heading to White Hart Lane

Roberto Soldado: Heading to White Hart Lane

1985: Born May 27 in Valencia.

2000: Joins Real Madrid youth ranks after impressing for Valencia-based regional side Don Bosco.

2002-2006: Regular scorer with Real Madrid B side Castilla.

2004: July - Wins European Under-19 Championship with Spain.

2005: September 28 - Scores late winner on Champions League debut for Madrid in 2-1 victory over Olympiacos.

October 23 - Makes Madrid Primera Division debut against Valencia.

2006: July: Moves to Osasuna on season-long loan and top-scores with 11 goals for the Pamplona-based side in the 2006/07 campaign, helping them reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup and also earning him a first call-up to the Spain squad in the process.

2007: June 3 - Makes Spain senior debut in 2-0 Euro 2008 qualifying win over Latvia.

- Makes five league appearances for Real Madrid during 2007/08 season as they win the Primera Division title.

2008: July: Joins neighbouring Getafe from Madrid on a four-year deal for a reported initial fee of four million euros. Scores 29 league goals in his two seasons at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez..

2010: June: Moves to home-town club Valencia in a reported 10million euro deal to help replace David Villa, who had joined Barcelona. Soldado nets 59 league goals in his three years at Valencia.

2012: February 29: Scores hat-trick as second-half substitute for Spain against Venezuela in first national team appearance since 2007.

2013: June: Part of Spain squad that finishes runners-up in Confederations Cup.

August 1: Tottenham confirm they have reached an agreement to sign Soldado from Valencia.

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