From La Masia to the Bayer Cross: Iker Bravo joined Leverkusen in the summer of 2021 from Barcelona’s world-famous academy. The Spain youth international will primarily be on the hunt for goals with the U19s in the U19 Bundesliga West this season and he will also train with the senior squad from time to time. “He is a really big talent,” declared Bayer 04 sporting director Simon Rolfes at the contract signing. The six-foot striker made his debut for the first team on 27 October 2021 in the 2-1 defeat against Karlsruher SC in the second round of the DFB Cup – Bravo is the youngest-ever player for Leverkusen at the age of 16 years, 9 months and 15 days.
The Spain U19 international Iker Bravo is joining Champions League winners and Super Cup winners Real Madrid from Bayer 04 Leverkusen with immediate effect. The Bundesliga club have agreed a 12-month loan with the Madrid club.Show more
The votes have been counted: Iker Bravo scored the Goal of the Season in 2021/22. Werkself supporters have voted a goal scored with an overhead kick by the young Spaniard as the most spectacular strike of last season. Also in today's news in brief: Lars and Sven Bender become assistant coaches with the DFB, and the security service provider Securitas is looking for stewards for the BayArena.Show more
The fans have decided: Werkself player Exequiel Palacios not only scored the last goal of the season but also the best in the month of May with a spectacular long-range effort. In addition, Iker Bravo is in action with the Spain team in the quarter-finals of the U 17 European Championships today (Thursday 26 May) – today's news in brief.Show more
Iker Bravo's impressive strike for the Bayer 04 U19s is now open for the vote as the October Goal of the Month on the ARD Sportschau. Also in Monday’s news in brief: The FLYERALARM Women's Bundesliga will be broadcast in the USA and Stefan Kießling is a guest on Radio Leverkusen.Show more