Ajax sign Ismael Urzaiz

Ajax sign Ismael Urzaiz

Ajax have signed foward Ismael Urzaiz to a one-year contract. The Spanish striker joins Ajax from Athletic Bilbao.

Ajax director Maarten Fontein and new signing Ismael Urzaiz.
Ajax director Maarten Fontein and new signing Ismael Urzaiz.

Ismael Urzaiz, who earned 25 caps for Spain, was born in Tudela, Spain, on 7 October 1971.
Urzaiz went to the football academy of Real Madrid. Via Albacete, Celta de Vigo, Rayo Vallecano, Salamanca en Espanyol he joined Athletic Bilbao in 1996.

Ismael Urzaiz played 367 league matches in 11 seasons for Athletic Bilbao and scored 116 goals in that time.