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Who is Julián Álvarez?
Julian Alvarez is a professional Argentine footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national team. Nicknamed La Arana (“The Spider”), he is notably known for his pressing, dynamic scoring ability, and link-up play.
How Old Is Julian Alvarez?
He is 22 years old as of December 2022, having been born on January 31, 2000, in Calchin, Cordoba, Argentina. Alvarez shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Josh Richards, Brooke Monk, Nikita Dragun, Justin Timberlake, Sophie Conder, and many more.
Julian Alvarez Family
Who are Julian Alvarez’s Parents?
He was born to Gustavo Alvarez (Father) and Mariana Alvarez (Mother).
Does Julian Alvarez have Siblings?
He has two brothers by the name Rafael Alvarez and Agustin Alvarez.
Julian Alvarez Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Julian Alvarez’s Marital Status
He is in a relationship with Maria Emilia Ferrero.
Julian Alvarez Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Julian Alvarez Club Career
A Career at River Plate
In 2016, he joined River Plate from Atletico Calchin, notably participating in the Generation Adidas Cup with the club’s youth teams. Before signing for River, he had trials with Boca Juniors and Real Madrid scoring twice in five games for the latter in a youth tournament. However, he was unable to join Real due to age restrictions. He then moved into River Plate’s senior squad under manager Marcelo Gallardo during the 2018-19 season with his professional debut arriving on October 27, 2018, during a Primera Division fixture with Aldosivi.
He was then subbed on for Rodrigo Mora with twenty-six minutes remaining of a 1-0 victory. During the second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores finals, he appeared late on with River beating rivals Boca Juniors. On March 17, 2019, he scored the first goal of his senior career, netting in a 3-0 league win over Independiente. He went on and scored during the succeeding December in the 2019 Copa Argentina Final against Central Cordoba as River won 3-0 to secure the trophy in 2020. He netted five goals in six Copa Libertadores group-stage encounters. On May 25, 2022, he scored six goals for River Plate in an 8-1 win over Alianza Lima in the Copa Libertadores.
A Career at Manchester City
On his 22nd birthday, it was confirmed on January 31, 2022, that he had signed for Premier League champions Manchester City on a five-and-a-half-year contract. But with the player remaining at River Plate on loan until July. On July 30, he scored on his competitive debut when City lost 1-3 to rivals Liverpool in the Community Shield. He then made his Premier League debut on August 7, after coming on as a substitute for Erling Haaland in a 2-0 away win over West Ham United. On August 31, he scored his first two Premier League goals in a 6-0 win against Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Stadium.
An International Career
In addition to playing football at the club level, he has also played football internationally. Thus he was selected by the Argentina U-20s in 2018 to train against the senior team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In December, he was picked for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship. In May 2019, he received a call-up from Fernando Batista for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Four matches and one goal versus South Africa arrived for him in Poland. Subsequently, Batista called Alvarez up for the U-23s in the succeeding September which preceded his selection for the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament. Argentina won with Alvarez scoring one (versus Venezuela) in seven matches. On June 3, 2021, he made his debut for the Argentina senior team in a World Cup qualifier against Chile. He substituted Angel Di Maria in the 62nd minute.
He went on and scored his first international goal on March 29, 2022, in a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. And was included in Argentina’s 26 men’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. On November 30, he scored his first World Cup goal in a 2-0 win in the last group stage match against Poland. He followed with a second World Cup goal on December 3, when he scored in Argentina’s 2-1 win against Australia. He continued his scoring streak by adding two more goals in Argentina’s 3-0 win against Croatia in the semi-finals. On December 18, he was involved in Argentina’s second goal as his team defeated France 4-2 on penalties after the match ended 3-3 in extra time of the final to win the World Cup.
Julian Alvarez Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.75m) and a weight of 71kg (156 lbs).
Julian Alvarez’s Salary and Net Worth
He has a weekly salary of $62,000 and an estimated net worth of $2 million.