Alexander Mark David Oxlade-Chamberlain is an English professional football player. He was born on 15 August 1993 in Portsmouth, England. He mainly played the role of a Central Midfielder. He also plays the role of a Right Midfielder and Left Midfielder. He currently plays for the Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.
He started his career at Southampton at the age of seven. He was the second youngest player after Theo Walcott to appear in a match for the club.
On 16 November 2010, Oxlade-Chamberlain debuted with the England Under-18 squad with the match played against Poland and played at the Adams Park. The match was a 3–0 win where Oxlade-Chamberlain played the first 45 minutes before being substituted.
On 8 February 2011, he was to play for the England Under-19 squad against Germany, but he debuted on May 31, 2011 in a friendly match against Montenegro U19.
On 2nd February he got invited to the England under-21 team for a friendly match away to Italy. On 8th February, he came on as a 60th-minute substitute in the match, replacing Henri Lansbury. He showed a great skill by creating a chance for other players to reach his cross, but it was a miss. England lost the match 1–0.
On 11 June, he made his international tournament debut when with the England's opening match of the Euro 2012 tournament against France. The match was a 1-1 draw.
Rise to glory
On 12 October 2012, Oxlade-Chamberlain scored his first senior international goal with the goal in the World Cup 2014 qualifiers. The goal helped England score a 5–0 victory over San Marino. The tournament proved lucky for him again as he scored in the return match against San Marino on 22 March 2013, thus helping England win 8–0.
On 20 August 2010, Chamberlain transferred to Southampton from Southampton U18. And on 4 September 2010 he made his professional senior debut with a 2–0 loss against Rochdale. He scored nine goals in 36 appearances he made for the club.
On 8th August 2011, Chamberlain was transferred to Arsenal in a deal around £12 million. On 28th August 2011 he debuted in a 8–2 loss away to Manchester United. On 20 September 2011, he scored his first goal for the club. He scored a total of 9 goals in 132 appearances he made for the club.
On 31 August 2017, Oxlade-Chamberlain signed a five-year contract with Arsenal's Premier League rivals Liverpool for a £35 million fee. On 31 August 2017, he was transferred to Arsenal's Premier League rivals Liverpool in a £35 million deal. It was a five-year contract. He has scored a total of 3 goals in 30 appearances he has made for the club till date.
On 28 September 2011, Chamberlain became the youngest Englishman to score in the Champions League by scoring at his UEFA Champions League debut match played against Greece. Theo Walcott's held the record previously.