Cádiz CF is an Andalusian football club established in 1910. The team is Nicknamed the El Submarino Amarillo, which translates to The Yellow Submarine because of the kits with which they play. In 1955 the ground Ramón de Carranza became the place where Cádiz would play their following home matches. The club only managed to get a taste of top-flight football for the first time in 1977, but never could remain in La Liga.
After spending a handful of years in the Segunda Division B once again, Cádiz finally managed to win the hard-fought promotion to the Spanish top-flight in 2020 that they well-deserved. Playing in La Liga for the first time in 15 years, it's obvious they will try to remain in it for seasons to come. Still, only time will show if they can withstand the fierce competition.
Mágico González from CD FAS on an undisclosed fee in 1982 – Jorge González known as El Mágico was a Salvadorian player with an attractive play style who was considered to be one of the best of his time. He is also the most prominent player in Cádiz’s history. González began playing football with several clubs in his homeland, mainly with Club Deportivo Futbolistas Asociados Santanecos. In 1982 The Yellow Submarine wasn’t the only club looking to strike a deal with the Salvadorian with Atletico Madrid rivaling them. In his first Cádiz spell, González made 75 goals, during which he scored 29 times. He spent the year 1985 with Valladolid only to return to the Andalusian side in 1986. He recorded a further 119 games and 28 goals before returning to his homeland.
Álvaro García from Granada CF on a free transfer in 2016 – Born in Province of Seville, Garcia played for numerous Andalusian clubs before establishing himself nicely with Cádiz. Before he was bought in 2016, the attacking midfielder spent the previous season on loan with the Yellow Submarine, during which he scored nine times. His stay at Cádiz was the most productive in his career as he took part in 125 matches and created 39 goals assisting 14 of them. His impressive form earned him a move to Primera Division with Real Valladolid for a sum of £4.50 Million. However, Garcia was unable to help Valladolid escape relegation.
Manu Vallejo to Valencia for £5.50 Million in 2019 – Vallejo is a winger who formed within the youth academy of Cádiz. He joined in 2012 at the age of 15 and made his debut for the reserve squad in 2015. He finished his first campaign with a career record of 23 goals and started featuring in games for the senior team. The season of 2018/2019 was crucial for the winger who played in nearly all league games and found the net on ten occasions. These statistics were enough to see Valencia – one of the most prominent Spanish clubs keen on singing Vallejo. The transfer fee agreed upon was £5.50 Million, which set the record for the most expensive Cádiz departure ever.
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