Ocio as an Athletic player
|Full name||Aitor Ocio Carrión|
|Date of birth||28 November 1976|
|Place of birth||Vitoria, Spain|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.|
† Appearances (Goals).
Aitor Ocio Carrión (born 28 November 1976) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a central defender.
During his 18-year senior career, in which he amassed La Liga totals of 173 games and five goals, he played mainly for Athletic Bilbao (seven years, two spells) and Sevilla(four), winning four major titles with the latter, including two UEFA Cups
Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Ocio made his debuts in La Liga with CA Osasunaduring 2000–01, after second division spells with SD Eibar and Albacete Balompié, then came to prominence with Basque side Athletic Bilbao.
He would then join Sevilla FC on a three-year deal, playing a somewhat important part on a squad that won four titles (one Spanish Cup, two UEFA Cups and one UEFA Super Cup) in two seasons.
During his four-year spell, he was the Andalusian's vice-captain, behind Javi Navarro, and had a best personal output of 23 matches and two goals during 2005–06.
In mid-July 2007, Ocio returned to Bilbao, playing 27 matches during his first season, as the Basques finished mid-table.
He produced similar numbers in the following, adding a rare goal at former club Osasuna, albeit in a 1–2 away defeat, in which he was alsosent off,one of five ejections he collected in his first two years combined.
Ocio also begun the 2009–10 campaign in the starting XI. However, after an injury suffered in early October 2009, he missed the rest of the season, with Athletic finishing eighth, adding just five official games in the following year also due to persistent physical problems, but renewing his contract on 23 May 2011.
35-year old Ocio was deemed surplus to requirements at Athletic in 2011–12 after the appointment of manager Marcelo Bielsa, alongside teammates Koikili and Iban Zubiaurre. He remained with the team however.
On 14 June 2012, 35-year old Ocio announced his retirement from Athletic Bilbao and football.
- Athletic Bilbao
Ocio had a relationship with model Laura Sánchez, with whom he had a daughter, Naia, born on 1 August 2006.