Profile: Pedro León
Pedro Leon (Murcia, 24-11-1986) is a midfielder who usually plays down the right wing. Only 23 years of age, he has already played for Murcia, Levante, Valladolid and Getafe, and he has also been an international six times for Spain’s Under-21 side.
Pedro Leon is a solid winger with excellent touch on ball with both his feet. He is a fast player capable of playing down both wings and is also very skilled at taking set pieces.
The new Real Madrid signing began his career in Mula, Murcia, as a member of the Muleño academy and later playing for Nueva Vanguardia Alcantarilla before signing for Real Murcia. He made his Second Division debut with the latter in 2005. Leon played 71 games and scored 10 goals during his three seasons at the club. He signed for Levante in the summer of 2007 and stayed with on for one season, during which he played 27 games and scored 3 goals.
On 1 September 2008, Pedro Leon signed for Real Valladolid. He played 36 games with the club during the 2008/09 campaign and scored six goals. Getafe signed the player in the summer of 2009 and he subsequently had his best season in the First Division, taking part in 42 matches and netting 9 strikes.
Coach Iñaki Saez called him up to join the Under-21 national team on 31 January 2007 and he debuted in a friendly against England. He has been capped 6 times and has scored one goal for Spain.