Emiliano Buendía

Emi
Personal information
Full name Emiliano Buendía Stati
Date of birth (1996-12-25) 25 December 1996 (age 21)
Place of birth Mar del Plata, Argentina
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number 17
Youth career
2009 Cadetes de San Martín
2009–2010 Real Madrid
2010–2014 Getafe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Getafe B 34 (7)
2014–2018 Getafe 35 (3)
2017–2018Cultural Leonesa (loan) 40 (6)
2018– Norwich City 0 (0)
National team
2014 Spain U19 3 (0)
2015 Argentina U20 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2015

Emiliano Buendía Stati (Spanish pronunciation: [emiˈljano βwenˈdi.a ˈstati];[a] born 25 December 1996), commonly known as Emi pronounced [ˈemi], is an Argentine footballer who plays for English club Norwich City. Mainly an attacking midfielder, he can also play as a winger.

Club career[]

Getafe[]

Born in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Emi finished his formation with Getafe CF. On 30 March 2014, still a junior, he made his senior debuts, starting for the reserves in a 2–1 away win against CD Puerta Bonita for the Segunda División B championship.[1] On 13 April he scored his first goal, the first of a 2–0 win at Peña Sport FC.[2]

Emi started the 2014–15 season still with the B-team and in the third level,[3] notably scoring twice in a 3–0 home success against CF Fuenlabrada.[4] On 5 December 2014 he played his first match as a professional, replacing Ángel Lafita in a 3–0 Copa del Rey win against SD Eibar at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez.[5]

Emi made his La Liga debut on 1 February 2015, coming on as a late substitute in a 0–1 away loss against UD Almería.[6] He scored his first goal in the category on 27 September, netting the second in a 3–0 home win against Levante UD.

On 5 July 2016, despite suffering team relegation, Emi signed a new five-year deal with the Madrid outskirts side.[7] On 27 July of the following year, he was loaned to fellow second tier club Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, for one year.[8]

Norwich City[]

On 8 June 2018, Emi signed a four-year deal with EFL Championship side Norwich City.[9]

International career[]

On 16 September 2014 Emi was called up to the Spain under-19s.[10] On 29 April of the following year, he was called up by Argentina under-20s for 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup,[11] and joined the latter's training camp on 5 May 2015.[12]

Career statistics[]

As of 14 August 2018[13]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Getafe B 2013–14 Segunda División B 5 2 5 2
2014–15 Segunda División B 26 5 26 5
2015–16 Segunda División B 3 0 3 0
Total 34 7 34 7
Getafe 2014–15 La Liga 6 0 5 0 0 0 11 0
2015–16 La Liga 17 1 0 0 0 0 18 1
2016–17 Segunda División 12 2 0 0 0 0 13 2
Total 35 3 5 0 0 0 40 3
Cultural Leonesa (loan) 2017–18 Segunda División 40 6 2 1 0 0 42 7
Norwich City 2018–19 EFL Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 109 16 17 1 0 0 0 0 126 17

Notes[]

  1. ^ In isolation, Buendí is pronounced [bwenˈdi.a].

References[]

  1. ^ "P. Bonita 1-2 Getafe B | Resurrección y agonía" [P. Bonita 1–2 Getafe B | resurrection and agony] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 30 March 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Peña Sport 0-2 Getafe B | El filial cumple en Tafalla" [Peña Sport 0–2 Getafe B | The reserves deliver in Tafalla] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 13 April 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Getafe B | El filial mira al juvenil" [Getafe B | the reserves look to the juvenil] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Getafe B 3-0 Fuenlabrada | Solvente victoria getafense" [Getafe B 3–0 Fuenlabrada | Responsible victory getafense] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Pedro León ya hace de las suyas" [Pedro León already does his thing] (in Spanish). Marca. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "El Almería por fin manda en casa" [Almería finally rules its home] (in Spanish). Marca. 1 February 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Emi Buendía, Azulón hasta 2021" [Emi Buendía, Azulón until 2021] (in Spanish). Getafe CF. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Alta Emiliano Buendía" [Signing Emiliano Buendía] (in Spanish). Cultural Leonesa. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017. 
  9. ^ "Emi Buendia set to join Norwich City". Norwich City FC. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 9 June 2018. 
  10. ^ "Emi convocado por la Sub-19" [Emi called up for the Under-19's] (in Spanish). Getafe's official website. 16 September 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  11. ^ "Argentina convoca a Emi Buendía para el Mundial sub 20" [Argentina calls up Emi Buendía for the under-20 World Cup] (in Spanish). Marca. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "Emiliano Buendia ya entrena en Buenos Aires" [Emiliano Buendia already trains in Buenos Aires] (in Spanish). Marca. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015. 
  13. ^ Emiliano Buendía at Soccerway

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