Daniel Cancela Rodríguez

Pseudonym: Dani Cancela
Category: Football player and journalist
Birth Date: 23rd september 1981
Birth Place: A Coruña
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A hardworking and highly motivated professional looking forward to start his professional life after over ten years being a professional football player all around the world. That experience in a very competitive world made me stronger and efficient. He is very good at team working.



2013: Professional Master in International Business, Pegaso University, Madrid, Spain.

2008-2012: Degree in Journalism, University “Rey Juan Carlos”, Madrid (Spain).

2000-2007: Degree in Law, Licensed by the University of La Coruña (Spain) Registered Lawyer in La Coruña, number: 5361.

1995-1999: Highschool in Colegio Calansanz, La Coruña (Spain).

 Work & Activities


He worked in the Sports section of El Progreso (daily newspaper of Lugo, Spain) and was director of the weekly Sport Magazine for El Progreso.

He is a usual writer in the blog “El Contragolpe” of La Voz de Galicia


Co-writer in the blog “Papasenhongkong” http://papasenhongkong.blogspot.hk



2010-2014: Kitchee FC (First division Hong Kong), more than 40 apps per season, more than 10 goal passes, 1 goal.

2008-2010: CD Lugo (Spanish second division), more than 30 apps per season, 1 goal.

2006-2008: CD Fuenlabrada (Spanish second division B)

2001-2006: RC Deportivo La Coruña (B) Captain of the team for four years, more than 35 apps per year, more than 10 goals. He played with the first team of RC Deportivo La Coruña against Atlético de Madrid, Birmingham and Sporting Lisboa, among others.



He is an experienced fullback, quick and aggressive in the one against one with good skills with the ball. He is strong in the defensive actions and defending heading in set pieces as well. In terms of the offensive part of the game, he is able to build the team's play from behind, making good short and long passes through his left foot, and also is able to arrive to the other team's box for delivering dangerous cross passes, and every year his team scores by his crossings some goals.



CEO Hong Kong to Spain Limited, registered company in Hong Kong dedicated to the on line sale of shoes. Website www.misbambas.com

 Other Interesting Aspects


-Hong Kong First Division league champion (2010/11 and 2011/12), runners up 2012/2013

-Hong Kong F.A. Cup Champion (2012 and 2013)

-Hong Kong League Cup Champion (2012)

-Hong Kong Best Left Back Award (2010/11 and 2011/12)

-Hong Kong XI (League Stars Team) 2013

-7 Apps in AFC Cup (2012), leading the group stage with Kitchee. He played against some of the top teams of the world (Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Villareal and Blackburn Rovers).