The tragic end of Javier Yubero, Porter promotions

The tragic end of Javier Yubero, Porter promotions
Yubero with the shirt of Real Sociedad (The country)

It was one of the candidates to become heir Arconada but, as often happens, when one compares with a legend pressure and high expectations created usually end in frustration. This happened to Javier Yubero.

The irundarra fulfilled one of his dreams in the season 1991-1992 with only 19 years old when John Benjamin Toshack He made his debut as a starter in the last day in Atocha in a match that pitted the Real society y al RCD Espanyol which he ended with a tie.

The following season Yubero He got his big break. González was transferred to Valencia and the Basque goalkeeper would have the responsibility of being the holder cancerbero Real society with only 20 years.

Like is logic, nerves betrayed the goal and although completed 34 League matches as a titular alternated good performances with other less good that sow doubts in the stands and on the coaching staff. These doubts led to the signing of Alberto which won the title and Yubero He had to settle for alternate.

The few opportunities made the Basque keeper to leave the Real Betis, that at that time militated in Second Division. At Villamarin He still did not play but his team won promotion to the First season 93-94.


The 94-95 he gets a new offer of Second Division in this case Merida. Again, Raisin is blank without playing a single game but the team again turning up Yubero a kind of talisman.

Finally he decides to return to their land, this time to Éibar (also Second). This time not to ascend to the gunsmith team but ends up becoming the starting job in the second season Ipurua which also it remains in third in which dispute 39 league matches.

But Yubero still he had another promotion to a new shirt, the Rayo Vallecano, which it comes in the course 98-99. In Vallecas returns to substitute for three years but the team ascends and achieves permanence. But nevertheless, the lack of minutes ago that the irundarra pack again and take one step more to feel important.

His career ended in Segunda B teams like amurrio, Zamora, Lanzarote and Torredonjimeno. This is when the fatal news comes. Yubero suffering from pancreatic cancer that requires him to be treated and to give up football.

With 33 years dies leaving the memory of the boy who dreamed of being the new Arconada and she became the keeper of promotions with Real Betis, Merida and Rayo Vallecano.

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