|Full name||Ignacio Peña Sotorres|
|Date of birth||March 2, 1999|
|Place of birth||Alicante, Spain|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 June 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 June 2019
Club career[edit | edit source]
Peña signed with Spanish team Alicante CF at the age of 5. He was signed by Barcelona in 2012 and joined the club's youth setup La Masia. He was in the team that won the 2017–18 UEFA Youth League and was promoted to the reserves for the 2018–19 season. Later on in the season Peña was called up to the senior team for the first leg of Barça's round of 32 tie with Cultural Leonesa and was a substitute. Peña was also called up for the UEFA Champions League group stage game against PSV Eindhoven and once again for the first leg of Barça's Round of 16 encounter against Olympique Lyonnais to accommodate for the injury of backup keeper Jasper Cillessen. He was also called up for La Liga games during Cillessen's injury and once again towards the end of the season during Marc-André ter Stegen's injury.
International career[edit | edit source]
Peña has represented Spain at four different youth levels, earning a combined total of 28 caps. He was a runner up in the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, being the starter keeper throughout the tournament for Spain.
Honours[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Chelsea 0-3 Barcelona UEFA Youth League final: report; Diaro AS. 5 April 2019
- Squad announced for Copa first leg at Cultural Leonesa;FCBarcelona.com. 30 October, 2019.
- Lenglet earns Barça narrow win over Cultural Leonesa; beIN Sports. 31 October, 2019
- Rakitic and Coutinho included in Barcelona squad to face PSV along with five youngsters; Marca. 26 November 2018.
- The squad for Lyon; FCBarcelona.com
- The squad for Eibar; FCBarcelona.com. 18 May 2019
- Iñaki Peña, the heir to Ter Stegen; Marca, 2 June 2019.
- Portugal prevails on penalties against Spain; UEFA.com. Retrieved 7 June 2019
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