Jordi Alba – Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Married, Wife, Nationality, Family, Parents, Age, Height, Wiki, Transfer News, Awards, Facts, Position, Children

Jordi Alba Ramos professionally known as Jordi Alba is a Spanish football player who plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Spain national team as a left-back. He started playing football for the local team of Hospitalense in 1996. He then started his career in the youth ranks of Barcelona as a left-winger but was released by the club in 2005 for being too small. He then joined the neighboring club Cornella in 2005 and played until 2007.

After almost two years, he was transferred to Valencia for a fee of €6,000. He finished his youth career after helping the youth team get a promotion to the Tercera Division. He then played on loan at Segunda Division club Gimnastic de Tarragona the following season, where he made 22 starts and returned to Valencia. He made his La Liga debut on 13 September 2009.

Following his amazing form, on 22 June 2012, Barcelona signed him from Valencia for a transfer fee of €14 million and made his debut on 19 August 2012. With Barcelona, he went on to win 14 major honors, including five La Liga titles, four Copas del Rey, three Supercopa de Espana, one UEFA Champions League, and FIFA Club World Cup.

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior levels. After winning 23 caps and scoring one goal at the youth level, he made his senior debut for Spain in 2011. He was part of the team that won the 2012 UEFA Euro and also was part of the squads at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014, 2018 FIFA World Cups, and Euro 2016.

What is Jordi Alba Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 2012-13, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19 La Liga with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, Copa del Rey with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2013, 2016, 2018 Supercopa de Espana with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2009 Mediterranean Games with Spain U20.
  • Won the 2012 UEFA European Championship with Spain.

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Where is Jordi Alba From?

Jordi Alba was born on 21 March 1989. His birth name is Jordi Alba Ramos. His birthplace is L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain. He was born into the Catalan ethnic group to his mother, Maria Jose, and his father, Alba Miguel where he grew up playing football with his brother David Alba in the L’Hospitalet neighborhood of Barcelona. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Catholic. His horoscope sign is Aries.

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Jordi Alba Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the local team of Hospitalense in 1996.
  • He then started his career in the youth ranks of Barcelona as a left-winger but was released by the club in 2005 for being too small.
  • He then joined the neighboring club Cornella in 2005 and played until 2007.
  • After almost two years, he was transferred to Valencia for a fee of €6,000 and finished his youth career after helping the youth team get a promotion to the Tercera Division.
  • He then played on loan at Segunda Division club Gimnastic de Tarragona the following season, where he made 22 starts and returned to Valencia.
  • He made his La Liga debut on 13 September 2009 in a 4-2 win against Real Valladolid.
  • He then started in two consecutive UEFA Europa League group stage matches, against Lille and Salvia Prague.
  • Due to continuing injuries in Valencia’s defence, he played much of the 2009-10 season as a left-back, posting overall good performances.
  • On 11 April 2010, he scored his first goal for the club as a left-back, in a 2-3 away loss to Mallorca.
  • Following his performances, he was used almost always as a defender, battling for the first-choice status with Jeremy Mathieu.
  • From 2009-11, he made 74 appearances and scored 5 goals for the team.
  • Following his amazing form, on 22 June 2012, Barcelona signed him from Valencia for a transfer fee of €14 million. He was 23 when he joined the Club and was the first signing of the 2012-13 season.

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  • He made his debut on 19 August 2012 in a 5-1 home win against Real Sociedad, playing the full 90 minutes.
  • On 20 October 2012, he scored his first goal for Barcelona in a 5-4 win at Deportivo La Coruna where he also scored an own goal.
  • He was a first-team regular from the start and scored 5 goals in 44 official games in his first season as the team marched to the Liga title with 100 points.
  • He had less of a presence in the 2013-14 season due to a series of injuries and only appeared in 26 games. After three months on the sidelines he was back for the cup match with Cartagena, but shortly after hurt his hamstring and was out of action once again.
  • In his third season, on 28 February 2015, he made his 100 appearances for the club away to Granada. He played 27 games in La Liga, 11 in the Champions League, and 5 in the cup, scoring two goals.
  • On 2 June 2015, he agreed to a new five-year contract with a new buyout clause of €150 million.

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  • On 7 June 2015, he started in the Champions League Final, helping the club to its fifth win in the competition by beating Juventus 3-1 at Berlin’s Olympiastadion. He made 38 appearances in all competitions, with one goal as Barcelona won a treble.
  • His fourth season at the Club (2015/16) saw him make 45 appearances for the club and the following season he made his 200th official appearance on 16 August 2017.
  • He missed out on 50% of the games in the 2019-20 season, missing 12 out of 24 games, due to a hamstring injury and a muscle injury.
  • On 11 March 2019, he agreed to a new five-year contract with a new buyout clause of €500 million.
  • On 24 February 2021, he scored a brilliant goal in a 3-0 win against Elche.
  • With Barcelona, he went on to win 14 major honors, including five La Liga titles, four Copas del Rey, three Supercopa de Espana, one UEFA Champions League, and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Jordi Alba International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels.
  • He has represented Spain at U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior levels.
  • He has represented Spain at the 2008 UEFA European U19 Championship, as well as appearing in all four games as the country won the gold medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games.
  • He was also part of the squad at the 2009 FIFA U20 World Cup in Egypt.
  • On 30 September 2011, he received his first call-up to the full national team for the last two UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Scotland.
  • After winning 23 caps and scoring one goal at the youth level, he made his senior debut for Spain on 11 October 2011 against Scotland.
  • He was part of the team that won the 2012 UEFA Euro and also was part of the squads at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014, 2018 FIFA World Cups, and Euro 2016.

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Jordi Alba Wife and Children

Looking at his personal life, Jordi Alba is an unmarried man. But he is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Romarey Ventura. The couple started dating in 2014. The couple is blessed with a son, Piero Alba Ventura. The detailed information about their wedding is not in the media yet. So, we cannot claim his relationship status confidently until he decides to speak up in the media. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and son. They are living their life happily together.

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Jordi Alba Height

Jordi Alba stands at a height of 1.70m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 68kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Jordi Alba Salary and Net Worth

Jordi Alba earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In 2007, he was transferred to Valencia for a fee of €6,000. In June 2012, Barcelona signed him from Valencia for a transfer fee of €14 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth of €67.5 million, and his salary is €8.5 million, while he has a market value of around €50 million.

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