Jordi Alba

Jordi Alba

Spanish

Personal Information

Full Name Jordi Alba Ramos
Date of Birth March 21, 1989
Nationality Spanish
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Role Left-back
Past Team(s)

Jordi Alba News

"Anything that's not Barcelona doesn't matter to me" – Jordi Alba appears to aim dig at Real Madrid after Champions League triumph "Anything that's not Barcelona doesn't matter to me" – Jordi Alba appears to aim dig at Real Madrid after Champions League triumph
"Anything that's not Barcelona doesn't matter to me" – Jordi Alba appears to aim dig at Real Madrid after Champions League triumph
"Anything that's not related to Barcelona doesn't interest me" - Jordi Alba responds when asked about Real Madrid's UCL triumph "Anything that's not related to Barcelona doesn't interest me" - Jordi Alba responds when asked about Real Madrid's UCL triumph
"Anything that's not related to Barcelona doesn't interest me" - Jordi Alba responds when asked about Real Madrid's UCL triumph
"The team will continue to fight and play" - Inter Miami star backs team to perform in Lionel Messi's Copa America absence "The team will continue to fight and play" - Inter Miami star backs team to perform in Lionel Messi's Copa America absence
"The team will continue to fight and play" - Inter Miami star backs team to perform in Lionel Messi's Copa America absence
“Telepathic”, “Witnessing greatness” - Fans in awe of Lionel Messi’s link-up with Inter Miami star during draw with LA Galaxy “Telepathic”, “Witnessing greatness” - Fans in awe of Lionel Messi’s link-up with Inter Miami star during draw with LA Galaxy
“Telepathic”, “Witnessing greatness” - Fans in awe of Lionel Messi’s link-up with Inter Miami star during draw with LA Galaxy
WATCH: Lionel Messi rolls back years with Jordi Alba through incredible link-up play to score 92nd min equaliser for Inter Miami against LA Galaxy WATCH: Lionel Messi rolls back years with Jordi Alba through incredible link-up play to score 92nd min equaliser for Inter Miami against LA Galaxy
WATCH: Lionel Messi rolls back years with Jordi Alba through incredible link-up play to score 92nd min equaliser for Inter Miami against LA Galaxy

Jordi Alba Videos

Barcelona Transfer Rumours: Four left-backs that Barcelona could sign in the summer transfer window
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Barcelona Transfer Rumours: Four left-backs that Barcelona could sign in the summer transfer window
El Clasico: Marcelo And Jordi Alba - When Speed Meets Football!
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El Clasico: Marcelo And Jordi Alba - When Speed Meets Football!
Transfer News: January 2019 confirmed transfers and rumours | Part 2
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Transfer News: January 2019 confirmed transfers and rumours | Part 2

Jordi Alba: A Brief Biography

Jordi Alba Ramos is a Spanish professional footballer was born on 21st of March 1989 in L'Hospitalet, Spain. He has the swiftest shoes on the field which enables him to cover the ground in a very short time. Jordi generally plays as a left back and at times as a left winger. He carries a jersey number 18 and currently plays for Spanish giant club Barcelona.


Background


His youth career started with Barcelona in the year 1997. However, he was only 8 years old and was considered to be very young and was released by the club in 2005. He completed his football education at Valencia in 2008, after joining Cornella for two years.


Debut


Jordi made his professional debut at the age of 19, representing Gimnàstic. His international debut came on 11th of October 2012 against Alicante in a 3-1 win. Having had an impressive debut, he was considered as a long term prospect. His La Liga debut came against Real Valladolid in a 4-2 win.


Rise to glory

Having started his career at a very tender age, Alba was able to train with the best clubs. He represented Spain in different age level teams.


Known to cover the ground very quickly, Alba is extremely fast and an attacking left back. He even plays as a left winger on many occasions and is technically sound in defense.


In 2016, Alba scored in the 97th minute of the final against Sevilla after a pass from Lionel Messi, winning the Copa del Rey for the second time with a 2-0 margin.


Club career


He represented Cornellà in 2007 and move to Valencia B till 2009. He moved to Valencia till 2012. He currently plays for Barcelona.


Records


He has scored 20 goals as a prominent defender in over 250 appearances. He scored 8 goals playing for this national team.

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