Watching: This is my new video about Guti, he will probably sign for Galatasaray and leave Real Madrid. So i made a farwell video. Hala Guti, Hala Madrid! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jos√© Mar√≠a Guti√©rrez Hern√°ndez, commonly known as Guti (born October 31, 1976), is a Spanish footballer who currently plays for Real Madrid. The attacking midfielder serves as vice-captain, and, alongside Ra√ļl Gonz√°lez and Iker Casillas, has played at the club his entire career. Born in Torrej√≥n de Ardoz, Community of Madrid, Guti began playing for Real Madrid's cantera in 1984, initially as a striker, but was later moved to midfield, and remained there for the vast majority of his career. On 2 December 1995, he made his first-team debut against Sevilla FC, with Real Madrid winning 41. He finished the season with one goal in nine appearances. In 1997, Guti added two trophies to his cabinet, the league and the Spanish Supercup. He played 17 games that season, scoring once. In 199798, he helped the Merengues lift the UEFA Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup, while Guti himself added the UEFA U-21 Championship. The 19992000 season started badly for Guti: struggling with the responsibility of replacing Clarence Seedorf, he was sent off for kicking a fallen adversary. This negative trait was often recurrent in his career, as he was shown his marching orders eight times during his career in the league alone. In the campaign, in which he also captured the Champions League, he scored six goals in 28 games. The following year he had his best scoring season for Real Madrid, scoring 14 goals and playing most of the season as a striker, due to injuries to Fernando Morientes, contributing greatly to Madrid's 27th league title, and subsequently another Spanish Supercup. After the purchase of Ronaldo in 2002, Guti returned to midfield, and his goalscoring rate went down drastically. During the next two seasons, he would score eight goals in 63 games. Along came another Champions League, a UEFA Super Cup, and an Intercontinental Cup. In 2003, he added another domestic Supercup. During 200405, Guti had his lowest season in terms of goal scoring, as he failed to score for the first time in seven seasons with the first team. He only managed to score only one goal, in an international against San Marino in February 2005. In 200506, he played 43 games and scored six goals (four in the league and two in European competition). With the election of Ram√≥n Calder√≥n as club president and his subsequent vow to bring A.C. Milan's Brazilian star Kak√° to Real Madrid, Guti's future at the Bernab√©u appeared insecure. He was linked with a move away to cross-town rivals Atl√©tico de Madrid but, in the end, decided to stay with Real while Kak√° stayed in Italy. With Zinedine Zidane retired, Guti found himself as the creative playmaker for 200607, his preferred position. His excellent short and through pass abilities, especially a performance in a 6 May 2007 32 home win against Sevilla, in which he played just 32 minutes from the bench, contributed to many of the goals which helped Real Madrid become league champions for the 30th time. On 10 February 2008, Guti had two goals and four assists in a home game against Real Valladolid for which he was awarded the man of the match. Real Madrid won the game 70 and ultimately lifted another champions trophy. On 14 September, he scored Real Madrid's 5000th league goal in a 43 win over CD Numancia. In 200910, already with Kak√° on board, Guti still managed to appear significantly in the early stages of the season, netting twice in the league; however, in late October, following the 04 shock defeat at AD Alcorc√≥n for the domestic cup, he allegedly insulted coach Manuel Pellegrini at halftime, being then suspended for a lengthy period. After being reinstated, the player suffered with some injuries but, due to the Brazilian also having physical problems, managed to appear regularly until the season's end.
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