Javi López

Squad No. 26
Date of Birth March 25, 2002
Age 20
Height 183cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Previous Clubs Depor. Alavés B

Javier “Javi” López Carballo (born 25 March 2002) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a left back for Deportivo Alavés.

Born in La Orotava, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, López represented UD Orotava and CD Tenerife before joining Deportivo Alavés’ youth setup in 2017. The following March, he renewed his contract until 2020.

López made his senior debut with the reserves on 22 September 2018 at the age of just 16, by starting in a 0–0 Tercera División home draw against Real Sociedad C. In March of the following year, he further extended his contract until 2023, being definitely promoted to the main squad ahead of the 2020–21 campaign.

On 21 June 2020, aged 18, López made his first team – and La Liga – debut, starting in a 0–6 away loss against RC Celta de Vigo.