|Birthdate:||January 12, 1985|
Borja Valero Iglesias (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈborxa βaˈleɾo]; born 12 January 1985) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Italian club Fiorentina as a central midfielder. Best known for his technique and passing ability, he began his career with Real Madrid but did not have any impact with its first team, and played for Mallorca and in England for West Bromwich Albion before joining Villarreal in 2010. He also spent several years in Serie A, with Fiorentina. Over the course of five seasons, Valero amassed La Liga totals of 139 games and 16 goals.