Alexis Alejandro Sánchez is a Chilean footballer who plays for FC Barcelona as a forward. Alexis Sánchez is well known for his great speed, excellent dribbling ability, and his unusual strength for a fast winger. His career started at the age of 15 when he signed for local outfit Cobreloa and played for the Chilean National team at the age of seventeen. A few months later, he made his first appearance in the Libertadores Cup against Colombia's Once Caldas and also made 38 appearances and three goals. He made his international debut for his national team against New Zealand on 27th April 2006. He was selected in the 23-man squad for Copa América and signed with FC Bareclona on July 20th, 2011 and became a Barca player. Alejandro Sánchez is fast, powerful, tricky and an excellent winger player.