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David Alaba

BornJune 24, 1992

David Olatukunbo Alaba is an Austrian international footballer who plays for Bayern Munich. He has played a multitude number of roles, including central midfield, right and left wing, but as of spring 2012 has blossomed as a left back. Alaba began his career with SV Aspern, his local club in Aspern, in the 22nd district, Donaustadt, before joining the youth setup of Austrian Austria Vienna at age 10. He rose through the ranks quickly, and in April 2008 he was named on the first-team substitutes' bench for a Bundesliga match. He started out in Bayern's youth system, playing for the U-17 and U-19 teams, before being promoted to the reserve team for the 2009–10 season. He made his debut in a La Liga match against Dynamo Dresden in August 2009. He was named in Bayern Munich's squad for the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League. At the age of just 19, Alaba won the prestigious vote for Austrian Footballer of the Year in 2011. On 25 April 2012 he played in the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid, where he was one of the players which secured the win for Bayern in a penalty shoot-out. He scored his first goal for Austria on 16 October 2012 in a World Cup Qualifying game at home to Kazakhstan where Austria ran out 4–0 winners.
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