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David Alaba Biography

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.
Basic Player Info
Full Name David Olatukunbo Alaba
Nationality Austria
Position Defender
Last Club FC Bayern München
Shirt Number 27
Career
Clubs
FC Bayern München Sep 2009 - Dec 2010
FC Bayern München Jul 2011 - Present
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Jan 2011 - Jun 2011
FC Bayern München II Jul 2009 - Nov 2011
National
Austria Under 19 Jun 2009 - Dec 2012
Austria Under 21 Jun 2009 - Dec 2012
Austria Jan 2009 - Nov 2017
Stats
Clubs
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FC Bayern München
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2010/2011 Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 0 22
DFB Pokal 1 0 0 0 0 30
2009/2010 Bundesliga 3 0 0 0 0 197
UEFA Champions League 2 0 0 0 0 102
DFB Pokal 1 0 0 0 0 31
Total 9 0 0 0 0 382
FC Bayern München
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TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
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FC Bayern München II
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National
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Austria
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 8 0 4 0 0 668
2016 France EC Qualification 8 4 1 0 0 687
European Championship 3 0 1 0 0 245
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 8 6 2 1 0 711
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 8 0 0 1 0 618
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 10
Total 36 10 8 2 0 2939
Austria Under 21
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Austria Under 19
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