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My friend and I are trying to settle an argument.

Would you consider Mikel Rico a canterano? He played his youth ball for Conquense but also played for Basconia later on (only one game). There is even a Goal.com article claiming Rico is from Lezama:


I argue that he is not, because unless he played in Alevin, Juvenil or Cadete for Athletic, I believe the game for Basconia was in the senior ranks, so therefore, he was not from the cantera.

If Rico is considered a canterano, then only four out of the 25 players in the current first-team roster were not developed in Lezama:

Balenziaga - Real Sociedad
De Marcos - Alavés
Toquero - Ariznabarra/Real Sociedad
Viguera - Berceo/Real Sociedad

Anyone have the answer? I would much appreciate it. Eskerrik asko!
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