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Jordi Alba

Footballer
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Born Mar 21, 1989

Jordi Alba Ramos is a Spanish professional footballer who used to play for Valencia CF in La Liga mainly as a left defender - he can operate as a left midfielder.

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CHILDHOOD

1989 Birth Born on March 21, 1989.

TEENAGE

2005 16 Years Old Born in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Alba started his career in the youth ranks of FC Barcelona, but was released by the club in 2005. … Read More
2007 18 Years Old After helping the reserves earn promotion from Tercera División in 2007–08, Alba made his professional debut the following season, playing on loan at Segunda División club Gimnàstic de Tarragona, where he performed consistently (22 starts).
2008 19 Years Old Alba represented the Spanish team at the 2008 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, as well as appearing in all four games as the nation won the gold medal at the 2009 Mediterranenan Games. … Read More

TWENTIES

2009 20 Years Old 1 More Event
After returning to Los Che, Alba made his La Liga debut on 13 September 2009, in a 4–2 win at Real Valladolid. … Read More
2010 21 Years Old In 2010–11, still with Unai Emery in charge, Alba was used almost exclusively in the defensive sector, battling for first-choice status with Frenchman Jérémy Mathieu. … Read More
2012 23 Years Old 1 More Event
On 28 June 2012, Alba signed a five-year contract with Barcelona for a transfer fee of €14 million. … Read More
2013 24 Years Old 1 More Event
On 12 March 2013, Alba scored his fifth goal of the campaign, netting in the last-minute to complete Barcelona's 4–0 home win over A.C. Milan in the Champions League round-of-16 after a 0–2 loss, which signified his team was the first in the competition's history to overturn such a deficit. … Read More
2014 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Alba represented Spain at the 2014 World Cup and two European Championships, having first appeared for the team in 2011. … Read More
2015 26 Years Old On 2 June 2015, Alba agreed to a new five-year deal with a new buyout clause of €150 million. … Read More
2016 27 Years Old On 22 May 2016, Alba won the second Copa del Rey of his career – also second with Barcelona – scoring in the 97th minute of the final against Sevilla FC after a through pass from Lionel Messi, in an eventual 2–0 extra time triumph at the Vicente Calderón Stadium.
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