|Full name||Raúl Tamudo Montero|
|Date of birth||October 19, 1977|
|Place of birth||Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain|
|Current club||RCD Espanyol|
1 Senior club appearances and goals
|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for Spain|
|Silver||2000 Sydney||Team Competition|
Raúl Tamudo Montero (born October 19, 1977 in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish football striker, currently a striker and the captain for RCD Espanyol. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Association football, usually known simply as football or soccer has been included in every Olympiad except 1896 and 1932 as a men's competition sport "I am proud and happy to proclaim that you have presented to the world the best Olympic Games ever The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament Events 202 BCE - The Battle of Zama results in the defeat of Carthage and Hannibal. Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain, is a city It is situated on the south-east side of the Litoral range, with the Puig Castellar (299 m as its highest point Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Strikers, also known as forwards and attackers, are the players on a team in Association football (soccer in the row nearest to the opposing RCD Espanyol de Barcelona (Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona is a Sports club based in Barcelona.
Tamudo has won the Copa del Rey twice (2000 and 2006) with Espanyol. The Copa del Rey is an annual cup competition for Spanish football teams In the 2000 final, he scored a goal by stealing the ball from Atlético Madrid goalkeeper "Toni" Jiménez. Club Atlético de Madrid is a Spanish football club based in Madrid who play in the Primera División of La Liga. He also played a vital role in the 2006 final, scoring a goal in the second minute of the match and subsequently assisting Luis García on the second Espanyol goal. Luis García Fernández (born Oviedo, Asturias, February 6 1981) commonly referred to as Luis García, is a Spanish footballer
Tamudo was close to signing with Rangers in 2001 only to see the move fail at the last minute due to a failed medical. Rangers Football Club are an Association football team based in Glasgow Scotland, who currently play in the Scottish Premier League. Two days later he scored a hat-trick in the UEFA Cup for Espanyol. The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA.
On the last matchday of the 2006-07 season, Tamudo reached 112 goals scored in La Liga, making him the top all-time scorer for Espanyol. La Liga 2006-07 season the 76th since its establishment started on August 27, 2006 and finished on June 17, 2007. The Primera División of the es Liga de Fútbol Profesional ( Professional Football League) commonly known as La Liga or His two goals in the 2-2 draw at city rivals FC Barcelona on June 9 2007 took him past former Blanquiazul star Rafael Marañón's 1983 record of 111. Fútbol Club Barcelona ( Catalan fudˈbɔɫ ˌklup bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish ˈfutβol ˌkluβ baɾθeˈlona known familiarly as Barça (Spanish ˈbaɾsa Catalan Rafael Carlos Pérez González (born 23 July 1948 in Olite) nicknamed Marañón, is a former Spanish footballer
Tamudo was part of Spain's silver medal winning team at the 2000 Summer Olympics, scoring a goal in the semi-final match against the United States. "I am proud and happy to proclaim that you have presented to the world the best Olympic Games ever He made two appearances for the Spanish national team during 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying. The Spanish National Football Team, commonly referred to as La Selección, is the national football team of Spain and is controlled by the es [[Spanish The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament
A Spain full international since 2000 (Germany-Spain, 4-1), Tamudo returned to the lineup after a two-year absence to score a vital goal in a 3-1 Euro 2008 qualifier away win to Denmark on October 13, 2007. The German national football team (Die deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft From 1950 to 1990 the team was also informally called West Germany in English as since The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2008, was the 13th UEFA European Football Championship, a quadrennial football The Denmark national football team is controlled by the Danish Football Association and has represented the country of Denmark in international football Incidentally, teammate Albert Riera also scored. Albert Riera Ortega, Riera (born April 15, 1982 in Manacor, Balearic Islands) is a Spanish footballer