Thiago Alcántara

  • Date of birth : 11/04/1991
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Spain Spain
 
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Thiago Alcántara

Thiago Alcántara

Clubs: FC Barcelona

• Brought up in Spain, Thiago was born in Bari, southern Italy, where his father Mazinho was playing for US Lecce − Mazinho was a member of Brazil's 1994 FIFA World Cup-winning side.

• Scored Spain's third goal, a penalty, in their 4-0 defeat of France in the 2008 European U17 Championship final in Antalya, Turkey.

• Ever-present as Spain finished runners-up to hosts France at the 2010 European U19 finals.

• Gained his first experience of UEFA Champions League action on Matchday 6 of the 2010/11 campaign, playing from start to finish as a youthful Barcelona XI defeated FC Rubin Kazan 2-0.

• Scored with an audacious long-range free-kick as Spain beat Switzerland 2-0 in the 2011 European U21 Championship final in Denmark, a month after being an unused substitute in the UEFA Champions League showpiece against Manchester United FC.

• Scored a first-half hat-trick in the 2013 U21 final triumph against Italy in Jerusalem to become the first player to score three goals in a single-legged showpiece and join an elite list of players to have won back-to-back U21 titles.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: 
winner 2011
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2011
UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 
winner 2011, 2013
UEFA European Under-19 Championship: runner-up 2010
UEFA European Under-17 Championship: winner 2008

Last updated: 03/07/13 14.26CET

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General info

  • Name: Thiago Alcántara
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 11/04/1991 (23)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Bayern ( GER)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 65kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    07/12/10: Barcelona 2-0 Rubin
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Qualifying round)
    01/10/07: Spain 6-0 San Marino

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Spain20
Spain U-21165
Spain U-19114
Spain U-1786
Total3715

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Bayern40
Barcelona100
Total140
Last updated: 12/03/2014 01:06 CET
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