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Jordi Alba

Jordi Alba

Clubs: Valencia CF, FC Barcelona 

• Played youth football for FC Barcelona but joined Valencia's B team in 2007; had a season-long loan at Club Gimnàstic de Tarragona, where, as a left-sided midfielder, he scored four goals in 35 matches.

• Returned to Valencia for 2009/10 and made his debut in a 4-2 win at Real Valladolid CF, scored his first Liga goal during a 3-2 defeat by RCD Mallorca and ended the campaign with 15 appearances, most of them as a left-back.

• Made his European bow in a UEFA Europa League group game against LOSC Lille Métropole in September 2009 and started each of the last two UEFA Champions League group games − at home to Bursaspor, away to Manchester United FC − in 2010/11.

• Made his international debut against Scotland in Spain's final UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier in October 2011; scored his first European goal the following April in Valencia's 5-2 aggregate victory against AZ Alkmaar in the UEFA Europa League quarter-final, before losing to Club Atlético de Madrid in the last four.

• Played every match at left-back as Spain retained their European title in Poland and Ukraine; earned a €14m move back to Barcelona, signing a five-year deal at Camp Nou and winning the Liga title in his first season.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: winner 2012
UEFA EURO 2012: Team of the Tournament 

Last updated: 02/07/13 19.20CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 21/12/2014 02:20 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGeorgiaGeorgia0-1SpainSpain9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-4SpainSpain9010
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FranceFrance9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FinlandFinland9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland0-2SpainSpain9010
13.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain1-5NetherlandsNetherlands9000
18.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain0-2ChileChile9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageAustraliaAustralia0-3SpainSpain9000
24.08.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0ElcheElche9000
31.08.2014Spanish LigaVillarrealVillarreal0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain5-1FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9001
13.09.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-0AthleticAthletic9000
21.09.2014Spanish LigaLevanteLevante0-5BarcelonaBarcelona9001
24.09.2014Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-2BarcelonaBarcelona9000
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain9001
12.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundLuxembourgLuxembourg0-4SpainSpain9000
18.10.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0EibarEibar9000
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1AjaxAjax9000
01.11.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona0-1CeltaCelta9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAjaxAjax0-2BarcelonaBarcelona9000
08.11.2014Spanish LigaAlmeríaAlmería1-2BarcelonaBarcelona9010
15.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain3-0BelarusBelarus9000
22.11.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-1SevillaSevilla8200
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAPOELAPOEL0-4BarcelonaBarcelona6200
30.11.2014Spanish LigaValenciaValencia0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
07.12.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-1EspanyolEspanyol9001
13.12.2014Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
20.12.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-0CórdobaCórdoba9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Jordi Alba
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 21/03/1989 (25)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 18
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 69kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Group stage)
    17/09/09: LOSC 1-1 Valencia
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Elite round)
    22/05/08: Ukraine 1-3 Spain

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Spain111
Spain U-2110
Spain U-1951
Total172

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona172
Valencia70
Total242
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Valencia151
Total151
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:11 CET
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