Luis Alberto Romero Alconchel or just Luis Alberto, is a Spanish professional footballer who currently plays for S.S Lazio. He was born on 28 September 1992 in San José del Valle, Spain.
Luis is an attacking midfielder and has also been used as a winger. At times, he has also played as a secondary striker to provide more pace to the attack. As a midfielder, Luis has good finishing and also an eye for the striker.
Luis Alberto is a Sevilla FC product and he played the first two years of his career for the B-side. He scored 15 goals in the second season, and was given an entry into the main side. He made his La Liga debut for Sevilla FC.
Luis has represented the following teams - Sevilla FC, Sevilla FC B, Barcelona B, Liverpool, Málaga, Deportivo, Lazio, Spain U18,U19,U21, and Spain.
Luis Alberto made his professional debut for Sevilla FC on 16 April 2011 in a 0-1 away loss to Getafe CF.
On 11 November 2017, Alberto made his international debut as a substitute in a 5-0 against Costa Rica.
Rise to Glory
Being a Sevilla FC product, Alberto was deemed as a very talented attacking midfielder whose motive was to provide for his teammates and score as well. He made his first team debut, and played 9 matches for them in all competitions, providing an assist. He was loaned out to Barcelona B where he flourished, scoring 11 goals and providing 18 assists in 38 matches.
In 2013, Sevilla accepted a £6.8 million offer from Liverpool for Alberto. He made his debut for the Reds on 13 July against Preston North End. His Premier League debut came on 1 September as a substitute against Manchester United. He played 12 matches and provided one assist, which came against Tottenham Hotspur in a demolishing 5-0 victory.
Alberto was loaned out to Malaga CF in 2014, where he made 20 appearances and gathered 2 goals and 2 assists. Another loan move came calling in 2015 and he accepted a move to Deportivo La Coruna. He made 31 appearances, scored 6 goals and picked up 8 assists.
On 31 August 2016, Alberto made a move to S.S Lazio for a fee of €4 million. He has flourished so far in the Serie A, gathering 11 assists and scoring 7 goals in his second season. He is currently in his second season for the Italian club. Alberto had made 10 appearances in his first season, and managed to score a goal and pick up two assists.
At 25 years of age, Luis looks to become better so as to earn another call-up to the national team. He has played only once for Spain so far, making his debut as a substitute against Costa Rica. He has played for the U21 team in one match and also for the U18 and U19 teams.