Daniel Carvajal

Dani Carvajal with the U -21 European Championship in 2013.

Daniel " Dani " Carvajal Ramos ( born January 11, 1992 Leganés ) is a Spanish football player. He mostly plays as a right-back and is under contract at Real Madrid.


Club career

Youth and Real Madrid

Dani Carvajal began his career at the small club ACDR Leman 's in his hometown of Leganés. At the age of ten he entered the Youth Department of Real Madrid, in which he held several junior teams from U -12 ( Alevín B ) to A- Jugend ( Juvenil A). With the latter he won in the 2009/10 season with a 3-1 in the final against Valencia, the Spanish U-19 Championship. For the 2010/11 season Carvajal became the second team squad of Real Madrid Castilla in which he immediately secured a permanent place on the right wing. In his first season he reached with his team the play-offs for promotion to the Segunda División, failed there but on CD Alcoyano. The 2011/12 season was more successful for Carvajal. He and his team won the group stage of the Segunda B with 14 points ahead of second-placed CD Tenerife. In the play-off for promotion to Segunda División which sat his team against FC Cadiz after return match 8-1 and also by closing finale for the title Segunda División B won against Real Madrid Castilla CD Mirandés. Dani Carvajal himself this season was the best template dealer and the player with the most operating time his team.

Transferred to Bayer Leverkusen

In summer 2012, he moved abroad and he signed a five -year contract with Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Real Madrid secured by 2015 a buy-back option. On September 1, 2012, he was in the 2-0 home win against SC Freiburg Bundesliga debut for his Leverkusen and was elected to the kicker ' team of the day. " His first goal for the work achieved self Carvajal on November 25, 2012 in a 2-1 away win against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. Carvajal convinced in Leverkusen right away. He played 32 appearances in the league and two in the DFB Cup and the Europa League and headed next to a hit and eight assists at. The newspaper image selected Carvajal after completion of the season in the Bundesliga team of the season.

Return to Real Madrid

After the 2012/13 season Real Madrid drew the agreed repurchase option and Carvajal returned to the Spanish giants. He signed a contract for six seasons until 30 June 2019.


Dani Carvajal was on 21 August 2010 in a friendly against Japan made ​​his debut in the Spanish U-19 national team, with whom he was finally able to win the title at the European Championships 2011. Overall Carvajal played ten times in the U-19 team. Since 2012 it is also an U-21 national team of his country. In July 2013 he won the U-21 European Championship with his selection.


Real Madrid

  • Spanish U-19 champions: 2009/10


  • U-19 European Championship: 2011
  • U-21 European Championship: 2013


Daniel Carvajal studied sports science at a private university in Madrid. He is often referred to as a " fighter " and is considered technically strong, fast and, despite his young age, very professional.

Carvajal, who is called in his environment and " Dani " or, as they call him in Spain, " Carva " since 2009, with the management student Marta Morales together. In his shoes, his girlfriend's name and their initials embroidered.