|Name Aritz Borda|
Height 1.89 m
Date joined 2015
|Full name Aritz Borda Etxezarreta|
Date of birth (1985-01-03) 3 January 1985 (age 30)
Current team FC Rapid Bucuresti (Defender)
Similar People Facundo Guichon, Dani Estrada, Sergio Pelegrin, Aritz Lopez Garai, David Arenas Torres
Place of birth Lasarte-Oria, Spain
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Aritz Borda Etxezarreta (born 3 January 1985) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Burgos CF as a central defender.
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Aritz Borda Highlights
Born in Lasarte-Oria, Gipuzkoa, Borda spent his first seven seasons as a senior in the third division, competing exclusively in his native Basque Country with the exception of CD Mirandés, which he represented in 2010–11, starting in all the league matches he appeared in for the Castile and León side as they fell short in the promotion playoffs.
Borda joined Recreativo de Huelva in the second level for 2011–12 campaign. He made his official debut with the Andalusians on 7 September 2011, in a 0–2 home loss against Elche CF for the Copa del Rey. His league debut arrived on 22 October, as he again played the full 90 minutes in a 1–2 defeat at AD Alcorcón; he scored his first goal as a professional on 13 November, helping to a 4–2 home win over UD Las Palmas.
On 14 June 2012, aged 27, Borda moved abroad for the first time and signed a two-year contract with Cypriot club APOEL FC. He scored his first goal for his new team on 11 November, netting the game's only at Ethnikos Achna FC, and won the First Division in his first season for the first major accolade of his career.
During 2013–14, Borda appeared in five games in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League, and helped to a treble conquest of league, Cup and Super Cup. After leaving in June 2014, he went on to play with Thai Premier League's Muangthong United F.C. for a few months.
Borda switched clubs and countries again on 4 February 2015, joining FC Rapid București from the Romanian Liga I. On 13 July he returned to his native country, after agreeing to a one-year deal with Deportivo Alavés.
On 5 July 2016, Borda signed a two-year contract with Australian club Western Sydney Wanderers FC. On 29 July 2017, he left by mutual consent, after an extremely poor start to the season, which saw him give away penalties & being red carded, then dropped and left out of the team for the second half of the season.
Style of play
Borda is described as a central defender with a very good aerial game. He is strong in the challenge and passes well with both feet; additionally, his building up process is interesting as well as his capacity to score goals in set pieces in attack.