Giovani dos Santos

Born: May 11, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)
Weight: 11st 3lb (71kg)

Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico
Nationality: Mexico Mexican

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Villarreal (no. 9)
Giovani dos Santos
Career History
Senior2006-2008Barcelona
2008-2012Tottenham Hotspur
→ 2009Ipswich Town (loan)
→ 2010Galatasaray (loan)
→ 2011Racing de Santander (loan)
2012-2013Mallorca
2013-Villarreal
International2007-Mexico
Sports Mole has 198 articles about Giovani dos Santos. Articles 1 to 40:
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Madrid beat MLS All-Star on penalties
Real Madrid edge out MLS All-Stars in a penalty shootout after the match in Chicago finished 1-1 after normal time.
Aug 3, 09:19
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Result: Marcus Rashford scores twice in Manchester United rout
Marcus Rashford scores twice as Manchester United begin their pre-season campaign with a 5-2 victory over LA Galaxy at the Stubhub Center.
Jul 16, 04:59
Jose Mourinho waves after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Live Commentary: Los Angeles Galaxy 2-5 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 5-2 win over LA Galaxy as Marcus Rashford scores a brace to help the Red Devils get their pre-season campaign off to a winning start.
Jul 16, 02:00
German head coach Joachim Loew reacts during the friendly football match Germany vs Paraguay on August 14, 2013
Result: Germany ease into Confederations Cup final with comfortable win over Mexico
Goals from Leon Goretzka, Timo Werner and Amin Younes earn Germany a Confederations Cup final tie against Chile following a 4-1 semi-final win over Mexico in Sochi.
Jun 29, 20:55
Chuba Akpom of Arsenal looks on during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Result: Chuba Akpom hits late Arsenal winner
Chuba Akpom scores an 87th-minute winner as Arsenal record a 2-1 win over the MLS All-Stars in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 29, 09:16
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard walks by the pitch before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside on May 16, 2015
Los Angeles Galaxy make Steven Gerrard shirt blunder
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard plays a key role for LA Galaxy as they earn a draw against San Jose Earthquakes, but the club's kit man was left red-faced by his error.
Jun 26, 12:45
Netherlands' midfielder Nigel de Jong celebrates their victory at the end of a Group B football match against Chile on July 8, 2014
Nigel de Jong joins Los Angeles Galaxy
Nigel de Jong joins the likes of Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole at the Los Angeles Galaxy following his recent release by AC Milan.
Feb 3, 16:30
Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Los Angeles Galaxy announce Ashley Cole signing following Roma exit
MLS outfit Los Angeles Galaxy announce the signing of former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Ashley Cole.
Jan 27, 16:21
Clint Dempsey #2 of the Seattle Sounders reacts after scoring a goal in the second half against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on July 13, 2014
Result: Seattle Sounders edge out Los Angeles Galaxy to progress in playoffs
Erik Friberg's strike sends the Seattle Sounders into the Western Conference semi-finals with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy.
Oct 29, 04:18
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Five-star Portland Timbers turnaround stuns Los Angeles Galaxy
Portland Timbers produce a rousing second half to come from behind and beat Los Angeles Galaxy 5-2, courtesy of a brace from Fanendo Adi.
Oct 19, 02:11
Steven Gerrard #8 of the Los Angeles Galaxy takes a shot on goal against Club America in the International Champions Cup 2015 at StubHub Center on July 11, 2015
Result: Shea Salinas fires San Jose Earthquakes past Los Angeles Galaxy
Shea Salinas scores the only goal as the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Los Angeles Galaxy to extend their winning run to four matches.
Aug 29, 05:59
Robbie Keane #7 of Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates his hat-trick with teammates after scoring his third goal of the game against Toronto FC on July 4, 2015
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy thrash New York City to go top
Los Angeles Galaxy score five against New York City to move top of the Western Conference.
Aug 23, 22:12
Steven Gerrard #8 of the Los Angeles Galaxy takes a shot on goal against Club America in the International Champions Cup 2015 at StubHub Center on July 11, 2015
Live Commentary: Los Angeles Galaxy 5-1 New York City FC - as it happened
Relive our live text commentary as LA Galaxy thump New York City 5-1 at the StubHub Center.
Aug 23, 19:29
Robbie Keane #7 of the Los Angeles Galaxy celebrates with Alan Gordon #9 and Baggio Husidic #6 after scoring the Galaxy's second goal in the second half against the Chicago Fire at StubHub Center on March 6, 2015
Result: Los Angeles Galaxy fight back to beat Seattle Sounders
Los Angeles Galaxy condemn Seattle Sounders to a fifth consecutive defeat to move closer to the top of the Western Conference.
Aug 9, 23:05
Mexico's forward Giovani Dos Santos celebrates after scoring during a Round of 16 football match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 29, 2014
Giovani dos Santos "honoured" to play with Steven Gerrard
Giovani dos Santos says that he is eager to meet Steven Gerrard after completing his move to Los Angeles Galaxy.
Jul 21, 20:28
Mexico's forward Giovani Dos Santos celebrates after scoring during a Round of 16 football match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 29, 2014
Giovani dos Santos completes Los Angeles Galaxy switch
Former Tottenham Hotspur attacker Giovani dos Santos joins LA Galaxy on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Villarreal.
Jul 15, 22:10
Mexican National Team forward Oribe Peralta (19) celebrates his goal with teammate Carlos Vela as Cuban National Team players look on during the second half of their CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer game at Soldier Field July 9, 2015
Result: Oribe Peralta hat-trick guides Mexico to thumping win
Mexico thrash Cuba 6-0 in their opening match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup as Oribe Peralta scores a hat-trick to inspire his side to victory at Soldier Field.
Jul 10, 04:37
Mexico's forward Giovani Dos Santos celebrates after scoring during a Round of 16 football match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 29, 2014
Giovani dos Santos plays down rumours linking him to Los Angeles Galaxy
Villarreal midfielder Giovani dos Santos refuses to rule out a move to Los Angeles Galaxy, but plays down rumours that a move is imminent.
Jul 9, 06:36
Villarreal's forward Gerard Moreno reacts during the Spanish league football match Granada CF vs Villarreal CF at the Nuevo Los Carmenes stadium in Granada on September 14, 2014.
Result: Late goals hand Villarreal win
A late brace from Gerard Moreno hands Villarreal a 2-1 win over Malaga in La Liga.
May 17, 20:20
Atletico Madrid's coach Diego Simeone looks on prior to kick-off in the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Chelsea on April 22, 2014
Match Analysis: Villarreal 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Atletico Madrid beat Villarreal 1-0 at El Madrigal in La Liga.
Apr 30, 00:42
Atletico Madrid's Turkish midfielder Arda Turan vies with Villarreal's defender Victor Ruiz during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Villarreal CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 14, 2014
Preview: Villarreal vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's La Liga clash between Villarreal and Atletico Madrid at El Madrigal.
Apr 27, 18:55
Denis Cheryshev for Villarreal on August 24, 2014
Denis Cheryshev out for three weeks
A hamstring problem is expected to keep Villarreal's on-loan attacker Denis Cheryshev on the sidelines for the next three weeks.
Apr 22, 17:09
Espanyol's forward Felipe Caicedo (L) vies with Sevilla's Portuguese midfielder Daniel Carrico (R) during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) quarter final second leg on January 29, 2015
Result: Espanyol shock Villarreal at El Madrigal
Villarreal's winless streak extends to six matches courtesy of a shock 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Espanyol.
Apr 9, 22:49
Sevilla's midfielder Vitolo celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match RC Deportivo de la Coruna on March 7, 2015
Result: Coke, Vitolo fire Sevilla to victory against Villarreal
Sevilla beat Villarreal for the second time in a week as they record a 2-0 victory in their La Liga clash thanks to second-half strikes from Coke and Vitolo.
Mar 22, 17:50
Sergio Asenjo of Villarreal fists the ball away from Vicente Iborra of FC Sevilla during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, Second Leg match between FC Sevilla and Villarreal CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on March 19, 2015
Live Commentary: Sevilla (5)2-1(2) Villarreal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the second leg of the Europa League last-16 clash between Sevilla and Villarreal.
Mar 19, 19:30
Denis Cheryshev for Villarreal on August 24, 2014
Result: Villarreal held by Almeria
Villarreal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League are dented by a goalless draw away to Almeria in La Liga.
Mar 15, 12:50
Villarreal's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral reacts during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Live Commentary: Almeria 0-0 Villarreal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga stalemate between Almeria and Villarreal.
Mar 15, 10:30
Villarreal players celebrate their first goal during the Spanish league football match Elche FC vs Villarreal CFat the Martinez Valero stadium in Elche on January 3, 2015
Result: Villarreal extend home winning streak with victory over Celta Vigo
Villarreal equal their club-record home winning streak in the league with a 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo.
Mar 8, 19:47
Villarreal's players celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Villarreal CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Live Commentary: Villarreal 4-1 Celta Vigo - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the La Liga match between Villarreal and Celta Vigo.
Mar 8, 17:30
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Real Sociedad de Futbol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on January 31, 2015
Team News: Real Madrid field unchanged side for visit of Villarreal
Carlo Ancelotti names an unchanged side as La Liga leaders Real Madrid take on Villarreal in the Spanish capital.
Mar 1, 19:27
Vitolo of Sevilla (R) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match against Moenchengladbach on February 26, 2015
Europa League roundup: Holders Sevilla safely through
Two goals from midfielder Vitolo help Europa League holders champions Sevilla secure a 3-2 away win at Borussia Monchengladbach and book a place in the next round.
Feb 26, 20:22
Villarreal's Argentinian forward Luciano Dario Vietto celebrates his goal with Villarreal's midfielder Javier Espinosa during the UEFA Europa League football match Villarreal CF vs FC Zurich at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on October 23, 2014
Result: Luciano Vietto on target as Villarreal grind out Eibar win
Villarreal win their seventh La Liga game in a row at El Madrigal thanks to Luciano Vietto's 71st-minute strike against out-of-form Eibar.
Feb 22, 19:48
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Barcelona 3-1 Villarreal
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona beat Villarreal 3-1 in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final.
Feb 11, 23:20
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates after a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 11, 2015
Match Analysis: Barcelona 3-2 Villarreal
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona record a 3-2 win over Villarreal in La Liga.
Feb 1, 22:40
Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona performs an overhead during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF at Camp Nou on February 1, 2015
Result: Barcelona come from behind twice to see off Villarreal
Barcelona twice come from behind to seal a thrilling 3-2 win over Villarreal in Sunday evening's La Liga clash at the Nou Camp.
Feb 1, 21:53
Denis Cheryshev of Villarreal is tackled by Sergio Busquets of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona at El Madrigal stadium on August 31, 2014
Team News: Two changes for Barcelona against Villarreal
Barcelona make two changes to their starting XI for Sunday evening's La Liga clash against Villarreal at the Nou Camp.
Feb 1, 19:22
Villarreal's midfielder Bruno Soriano celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Villareal CF vs Malaga at El Madrigal stadium in Villarreal on November 29, 2013
Result: Villarreal leave it late to beat Getafe
Bruno Soriano's late goal gives Villarreal a 1-0 win over Getafe in the Copa del Rey.
Jan 21, 20:50
Villarreal players celebrate their first goal during the Spanish league football match Elche FC vs Villarreal CFat the Martinez Valero stadium in Elche on January 3, 2015
Result: Denis Cheryshev scores as Villarreal beat Athletic Bilbao
A Denis Cheryshev strike and Bruno penalty has given Villarreal victory against Athletic Bilbao.
Jan 17, 20:48
Villarreal's Mexican forward Giovani Dos Santos (R) celebrates his goal with Villarreal's Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche during the Spanish league football match on January 13, 2014
Result: Villareal through to Copa del Rey last eight
Villarreal hold on to claim a 2-2 draw with Real Sociedad in the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie to progress to the quarter-finals with a 3-2 aggregate victory.
Jan 14, 20:53
Head coach David Moyes of Real Sociedad looks on during the La Liga match between Real Socided and Elche FC at Estadio Anoeta on November 28, 2014
Live Commentary: Real Sociedad 2-2 Villarreal (2-3) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the second leg of the last-16 Copa del Rey clash between Real Sociedad and Villarreal at the Anoeta.
Jan 14, 18:30



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1211103342934
2Valencia1293032112130
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal126331912721
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Leganes12525911-217
9Real Betis125252125-417
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Levante123631415-115
13Celta Vigo124262319414
14Espanyol12345915-613
15Athletic Bilbao123361216-412
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo123271523-811
17EibarEibar123271125-1411
18Malaga12219925-167
19AlavesAlaves122010620-146
20Las PalmasLas Palmas122010830-226
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