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Spanish football player
Born: October 3, 1994 (age 27 years), Ondarroa, Spain
Height: 1.86 m
Current team: Chelsea
Dates joined: August 2018 (Chelsea F.C.)
FULL NAME Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta
BORN October 3, 1994
HEIGHT 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
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Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Spain national team. He is sometimes referred to simply as Kepa.
A Basque native, Arrizabalaga began his senior club career with Athletic Bilbao. He played for Basconia, and joined Ponferradina and Real Valladolid on consecutive loans, between 2011 and 2016.
He then returned to Bilbao and became a first-team regular; in 2018, he was the subject of a record association football transfer when he moved to Chelsea in a transfer worth €80 million (£72 million), a record fee for a goalkeeper.
There, he won the UEFA Europa League, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Super Cup.
Arrizabalaga won the 2012 European Championship with Spain’s under-19 team. He made his senior debut in 2017, and was selected for the 2018 World Cup.
Kepa Arrizabalaga is a Spanish footballer, born on 3rd October 1994 in Ondarroa, Spain. Kepa is a goalkeeper by trade and plays for the English club, Chelsea.
Born in the Basque Country, Kepa joined the youth ranks of Athletic Bilbao like may other football aspiring youths of the region. After graduating from the youth academy, he joined CD Basconia, the feeder club of Athletic Bilbao in 2012.
Kepa was one of the stars of the Spanish squad who won the 2012 UEFA European U19 Championship. In the semi-final against France, he stopped a couple of penalty shots by Samuel Umtiti and Geoffrey Kondogbia which helped them through to the final.
In May 2013, he was named as an unused substitute in a La Liga game against Getafe. Kepa was promoted to the B-team of Athletic Bilbao in 2013 and kept a clean sheet on his debut against UD Logrones.
He appeared regularly for the B side amidst a spell of injuries which saw him suffer from pubalgia and then breaking the first metatarsus of his right hand.
He moved to smaller clubs like Ponferradina and Real Valladolid on loan deals in search of more playing time. After returning to Bilbao in 2016, he was the third choice behind Gorka Iraizoz and Iago Herrerin.
Kepa was called up to the Spanish national squad for the first time on 22nd March 2017 ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Israel. He had to contend with a place in the bench.
After a number of such appearances on the bench, Kepa made his debut in a 5-0 international friendly win over Costa Rica on 11th November 2017.
Kepa made his first-team debut for Athletic Bilbao on 12th September 2016 in a 1-0 win over Deportivo la Coruna. He has been the undisputed number 1 goalkeeper of the side since then.
He kept nine clean sheets in the La Liga as Athletic Club finished 7th in the league.