José Antonio Reyes
Sun, 2019-Jun-02 01:55 UTC
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José Antonio Reyes Calderón (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse anˈtonjo ˈreʝes kaldeˈɾon]; 1 September 1983 – 1 June 2019) was a Spanish professional footballer who played mainly as a left winger but also as a forward. He made his professional debut for Sevilla at only 16, signing for England's Arsenal in January 2004. He returned to Spain after two years, going on to represent the two largest clubs in Madrid, Real and Atlético Madrid, and winning La Liga with the former. He also had a short loan spell in Portugal with Benfica, re-joining Sevilla late in his career and winning the Europa League three times for a record total of five. He played nine matches for Extremadura UD before his death at the age of 35 in a car crash on 1 June 2019.
Reyes earned 21 caps for Spain, and represented the nation at the 2006 World Cup. He also appeared once for the Andalusia autonomous team in 2013.
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