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De Marcos reaches 400 official matches

De Marcos becomes the 19th player to reach such figure with Athletic

De Marcos reaches 400 official matches
De Marcos reaches 400 official matches
Nov 29, 2020

Óscar de Marcos has played 400 official matches for Athletic Club after coming on for the final 15 minutes at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez against Getafe CF. The full-back, 31, joins a select group of 19 players to have appeared in 400 or more official matches as a lion.

De Marcos made his Athletic debut against Young Boys at the Suisse Wankdorf Stadium in Bern on August 6, 2009, playing as a starter in the Lions’ 1-2 victory in a Europa League qualifier.

Twelve seasons later, the player from Alava has reached the important figure of 400 official matches with Athletic. Along with Iker Muniain (432), he is one of only two footballers in the current squad to achieve this feat. Athletic’s no.18 has notched up 32 goals across LaLiga, the Copa, the Europa League and the Super Cup.

A breakdown of De Marcos’ official Athletic appearances by competition:

  • 299 in LaLiga
  • 57 in Europa League
  • 8 in Champions League
  • 33 in Copa del Rey
  • 3 in Supercopa

List of the 19 footballers who have made 400 or more official appearances for Athletic Club:

  • José Ángel Iribar: 614
  • Txetxu Rojo: 541
  • Joseba Etxeberria: 514
  • Andoni Iraola: 510
  • Markel Susaeta: 507
  • Agustín ‘Piru’ Gainza: 494
  • José María Orue: 481
  • Aitor Larrazabal: 445
  • Nicanor Sagarduy ‘Canito’: 437
  • *Iker Muniain: 432
  • Julen Guerrero: 430
  • Estanislao Argote: 427
  • Ismael Urzaiz: 419
  • José Luis Panizo: 413
  • Carmelo Cedrún: 402
  • Daniel Ruiz-Bazán: 402
  • Josu Urrutia: 401
  • Aritz Aduriz: 407
  • *Óscar de Marcos: 400

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