Gotzon Embil 

Backcourt 
6' 182 lbs.

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown
Born February 9, 1977 
Zumaia, Guipuzcoa, Spain 

"#41 Enbil"


2011/12 Winter:  Backcourt and Campeonato Champion

1st Place Singles Championship, 2010/11 Winter

Winner of 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006 Cesta World Cup Gran Final--(partnered with Goikoetxea)

Most valuable player of the 2002 Cesta World Cup Championship.

Campeón Internacionales julio 2006
Campeón Intercontinental 2002
Campeón de España 1998
Campeón de Euskadi 1999 y 2000
Subcampeón en Biarriz-Miarritze 2000
Subcampeón Copa Bizkaia de cesta 2001
Subcampeón de Euskadi por parejas 2001 y 2002
Campeón Ciudad San Sebastián 2001
Campeón Open Telefónica 2001

Subcampeón del mundo 2000

Amateur:
Campeón de Euskadi 1993 y 95
Campeón Open de España 1994
Campeón de Europa 1995
Campeón del Parejas de Euskadi 1994
Subcampeón del mundo sub’22 1995

Career Statistics at Dania Jai-Alai
Year (season) Games
Played
Win Place Show Win
%
% in
Money
2011/12 winter 902 *185 123 112 .205 .466
2011 summer 447 66 57 59 .148 .407
2010/11 winter 646 *115 80 84 .178 .432
2010 summer 265 45 32 39 .170 .438
2009/10 winter 700 *128 105 92 .183 .464
2009 summer 342 51 53 47 .149 .442
2008/09 winter 737 120 81 90 .163 .395
2008 summer 295 42 41 48 .142 .444
2007/08 winter 717 102 77 110 .142 .403
2007 summer 65 6 7 8 .092 .323
2006/07 winter 988 130 114 141 .132 .390
2006 summer spain          
2005/06 winter spain          
2005 summer 254 23 46 34 .091 .406
2004/05 winter 848 123 112 108 .145 .404
2004 summer 347 46 61 56 .133 .470
2003/04 winter 592 88 76 80 .149 .412
2003 summer 288 52 36 41 .181 .448
2002/03 winter 932 130* 147 108 .139 .413
2002 summer 360 47 49 51 .131 .408
2001/02 winter 437 43 54 49 .098 .334
Link to Current Season Statistics 
* Denotes top ten in wins.


Personal

Languages: Spanish, Basque, some English
Favorite Movies: The Others - Schindler's List
Favorite TV Show: Laura in America - Christina
Favorite Performer:  Nobody
Hobbies: Paddle Ball and walk with my girlfriend
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Sports Star:  Miguel Indurain
Favorite Childhood Memory: When I went out with my girlfriend when she was 15.
Proudest Moment: When I started playing with the stars of Jai-Alai.
Major Accomplishments: Finalist in the World Championship in 2000
Age I began playing Jai-Alai: 11 years old
Relatives who play Jai-Alai: None
If I weren't playing Jai-Alai I would like to be:  Handball player
I'd give anything to meet: Magic Johnson
Strongest part of my game: Right side
Weakest part of my game: Rebote
My fantasy is: To be a star in any kind of sport
My friends like me because:  I'm their friend
When people meet me they think: I'm shy
If I've learned one thing in life it's:  To be humble
I've never been able to: Finish my university career
I'm better than anyone else when it comes to: eating
Nobody would believe it if they saw me: stealing
Best advice my parents ever gave me:  to be humble
What I most enjoy most about playing Jai-Alai  just playing
Worst part of my job: injuries
I can't stand it when: somebody lies to me



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