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Alexis Sánchez Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez
Place Of Birth
Tocopilla, Chile
35 years old
Birth Date
December 18 1988

Alexis Sánchez Facts

Child Star?
Soccer Player
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Gullermo Soto, Martina Sanchez
Marjorie, Huberto, Tamara

About Alexis Sánchez 

Alexis Sánchez is a Chilean footballer.

He played as a forward for the Chilean national team and English club Manchester United, and now he plays for Inter Milan. Alexis is also known as the best Chilean player of all time.

Alexis Sánchez was born and raised in Tocopilla, Chile. Despite his impoverished background, he never gave up on his dreams and began his soccer career with Cobreloa, a local Chilean club. At the age of 17, Alexis debuted for the national team. Today, he is a number seven player.

In the 2015 Copa América quarterfinals, he was named the Man Of The Match. Alexis owns a private jet and is the highest-paid soccer player in the Premier League. In July 2011, Alexis became an FC Barcelona player. From 2011 to 2014, Alexis appeared in 88 matches for FC Barcelona and scored 39 goals. His full name is Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez. He has a personal chef and owns luxury cars like Bentley and Range Rover. In his hometown, Tocopilla, a statue has been erected in his honor.

Alexis Sánchez Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Alexis Sánchez's net worth?

Alexis Sánchez has a net worth of around $50 million which he has accumulated from his successful career as a professional footballer.

How much does Alexis Sánchez earn per year?

We couldn't find much data about how much Alexis Sánchez earns per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Alexis Sánchez?

Alexis Sánchez is 5 ft 6 in (167.6 cm) tall.

How old is Alexis Sánchez?

Alexis Sánchez was born in Tocopilla, Chile, on December 19, 1988. As of 2022, he will turn 34 years old.

Childhood And Education

Alexis Sánchez celebrates his birthday on December 19. He was born in Tocopilla, Chile. His father's name is Gullermo Soto, and his mother's name is Martina Sánchez. Alexis's father left the house tired of being unemployed. Alexis was only a few months old at that time. His mother, who ran a private business, raised her children alone. Alexis has two older siblings, Marjorie Sánchez and Huberto Sánchez. His younger sister is Tamara Sánchez.

Since his mother did not earn enough through her private business, she had to work at several places to care for her children. Despite working hard, she wasn't able to feed her children. So, Alexis' uncle adopted him. But his uncle did not earn much either and told Alexis that he would have to work on his own if he wanted to live with him. His uncle Jose Martinez later enrolled Alexis at a soccer training academy.

Alexis performed acrobatics on the streets and did odd jobs to pay his fees. He even had to beg for food and money once. Seeing this, the soccer club director, Luis Astorga, came to help him. He got Alexis enrolled at his club named the Cobreloa Football Club. Alexis studied at the Colegio Padre Hurtado.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Alexis Sánchez dating?

In 2009, Alexis Sánchez started dating Faloon Larraguibel, a famous TV personality. After a year, the couple broke up. After that, Alexis dated Tamara Primus, Michelle Carvalho, and Laia Grassi. There have been rumors that Alexis got together with his ex-girlfriend Anna Modler during the pandemic. As of now, not many details are available about his personal life.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Alexis Sánchez is a professional national soccer player. He plays for the Chile national team and Inter Milan. Alexis played for C.D. Cobreloa, a famous Chilean soccer club. After playing for one year for the club's youth team, he was promoted to the senior team. Following his successful stint, another major Chilean club, Colo-Colo, offered Alexis a long-term contract.

In 2006, Alexis played an essential role in making his team the first runner-up. He won his first professional footballer title in December 2006. In March 2007, Alexis scored a hat-trick against 'Caracas', which led his team to win the match. He also impressed everyone with his spectacular performance in the 'Under-20 FIFA World Cup.' In July 2008, he joined Udinese. In his debut match against Bassano, he was awarded the Man of the Match title. He gave a few more spectacular performances for Udinese. users named him the most promising FIFA player of the 2011 season.

The 2015–16 Premier League was not good for Alexis, as he didn't do any goals in the first 10 matches. However, in the eleventh gamehe scored a hat trick. He is the only soccer player who has scored hat-tricks in Serie B, La Liga, and Serie A.

In August 2011, Alexis made his Premier League debut for Barcelona against Real Madrid. However, he was marred by many injuries during the first season, which kept him away from the field for some time. The following season was also bad for him, and injuries gave him few chances to appear on the field. Despite his unavailability, Barcelona won the league title. In January 2014, Alexis scored a hat-trick against Elche. However, until then, Barcelona had decided to let him go.

Alexis was then drafted to Arsenal. On August 10, 2014, Alexis made his debut against Manchester City. By the season's end, he was the only soccer player from Arsenal to be included in the PFA Team of the Year. Alexis was also a part of the Chilean Under-20 team. The team secured the third position at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup. Alexis played for his team in the 2015 and 2016 Copa América tournaments. In 2016, Alexis was part of the Chilean squad, where his team defended the title.

In 2018, Alexis Sánchez joined Manchester United. In August 2019, Manchester United sent Sánchez on a year-long loan to Inter Milan. When Alexis sealed his transfer to Inter Milan from Manchester United, many fans were hopeful that the club had secured a player who could change the history of soccer. Later, Alexis decided to move to Inter Milan for good and made the official transfer on August 6, 2020.

Alexis played a match against Juventus in January 2022, where his team won by 2-1 in the Supercoppa Italiana.

What awards has Alexis Sánchez won?

In 2014-15 and 2016-17, Alexis Sánchez won Arsenal's Player of the Season award. Sánchez was also awarded the Golden Ball as the Copa América Centenario tournament's best player. He also won the Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite UK Footballer in 2015. The same year, Alexis was awarded Facebook FA Premier League Player Of The Year, FSF Player Of The Year, and PFA Fans' Player Of The Year. In October 1015, he was also the BBC Goal Of The Month. He won the Serie A Player Of The Month in February 2011.

Alexis Sánchez’s Hobbies And Interests

Alexis Sánchez loves to train and stay fit and healthy. He doesn't like having even a day off for recovery. Sometimes he is the first and last person to leave the gym.

Other Interesting Alexis Sánchez Facts And Trivia

  • Alexis Sánchez had a multi-million deal with Nike, the soccer cleats manufacturer. He has appeared in several commercials for popular brands such as Nike and Pepsi. Alexis Sánchez has appeared in an advertisement for Nike's Mercurial range. Alexis also had a deal with Pepsi and recently appeared in an ad for Pepsi Max along with James Rodriguez and Sergio Aguero.
  • Alexis scored 60 goals and played in 122 matches for Arsenal during 2014-18.
  • Alexis Sánchez was featured in the documentary 'Ojos Rojos' in 2010.
  • Every Christmas, Alexis Sánchez visits his hometown and gives gifts to his old school.

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