Cristian Tello

Cristian Tello Herrera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkɾistjan ˈteʎo eˈreɾa]; born 11 August 1991) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a forward or winger for La Liga club Real Betis.

Cristian Tello
Tello playing for Porto in 2014
Personal information
Full name Cristian Tello Herrera
Date of birth (1991-08-11) 11 August 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth Sabadell, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Forward / Winger
Club information
Current team
Betis
Number 11
Youth career
1999–2002 Can Rull
2002–2008 Barcelona
2007–2008Damm (loan)
2008–2010 Espanyol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Espanyol B 4 (1)
2010–2012 Barcelona B 39 (9)
2011–2017 Barcelona 59 (11)
2014–2016Porto (loan) 36 (7)
2016–2017Fiorentina (loan) 52 (6)
2017– Betis 117 (15)
National team
2010 Spain U19 3 (0)
2011 Spain U20 5 (1)
2012–2013 Spain U21 12 (2)
2012 Spain U23 6 (0)
2013– Spain 1 (0)
2013– Catalonia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:15, 22 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2013

He spent his youth at Espanyol and Barcelona, playing for both clubs' reserves before breaking through into the first team of the latter. He also spent one and a half seasons in Portugal with Porto and as many in Italy with Fiorentina, returning to Spain with Betis in 2017.

Tello represented Spain at the 2012 Olympics, and was part of the under-21 squad which won the European Championship in 2013. He won his first full cap in 2013.