Julián Álvarez, 23
Football Player
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  • Birthday
    January 31, 2000
  • Birthplace
    Calchín, Córdoba, Argentina
  • Age
    23 Years

Julián Álvarez is a prominent Argentine professional footballer. Julián Álvarez plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City.

Early Life

Julián Álvarez was born on January 31, 2000, in Calchín, Córdoba, Argentina. His age is currently 22 years old and his birth sign is Aquarius. His father’s name is Gustavo Alvarez, and his mother’s name is Mariana Alvarez. Likewise, Alvarez grew alongside his brothers Raphael and Agu Alvarez.

Moreover, as for his educational qualification, both he and his brothers attended Rivera Indarte primary school. Likewise, after graduation, his parents enrolled him at IPEM N° 284 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, in Calchín, Córdoba, Argentina.

Professional Life

Reflecting upon the professional life of Julián Álvarez, he is a football player. His current club is Manchester City, and he plays as a forward and winger. Likewise, his youth career started with Atlético Calchín (2014-2016), and afterward from River Plate (2016-2018).

Similarly, his senior career began at River Plate (2018-2022), and Manchester City. Also, Álvarez has represented his nation by playing several matches such as Argentina U20-23.

He joined River Plate from Atlético Calchín in 2016, notably participating in the Generation Adidas Cup with the club’s youth teams. Before signing for River Plate he had trials with Boca Juniors and Real Madrid. However, he was unable to join Real due to age restrictions.

He was moved into River Plate’s senior squad under manager Marcelo Gallardo during the 2018–19 season. Likewise, on October 27, 2019, he made his debut during a Primera División fixture with Aldosivi. Likewise, he scored the first goal of his senior career on March 17,  2019, netting in a 3–0 league win over Independiente.

Julián ÁlvarezErling Haaland and Julian Alvarez of Manchester City. (Source: Planet Sport)


He showed his talent and skills by scoring six goals in a single match on May 25, 2022, for River Plate in an 8–1 win over Alianza Lima in the Copa Libertadores. Likewise, on January 31, 2022, it was confirmed that Álvarez had signed for Premier League champions Manchester City on a five-and-a-half-year contract. However, he had to remain at River Plate on loan until July.

Julián ÁlvarezJulian Alvarez celebrates a goal for River Plate.Manchester City. (Source: MARCA)

He scored on his competitive debut on July 30, when City lost 1–3 to rivals Liverpool in the Community Shield. Moreover, he made his Premier League debut after coming on as a substitute for Erling Haaland in a 2–0 away win over West Ham United on August 7. Likewise, on August 31, he scored his first two Premier League goals in a 6–0 win against Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Stadium.

International Career

He has represented his nation in many games such as U20-23. Likewise, he was selected by the Argentina U20s to train against the senior team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Similarly, in December, he was picked for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship. Likewise, he received a call-up from Fernando Batista for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in May 2019.

He was called up for the U23s in the succeeding September, which forewent his selection for the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament. Moreover, he made his debut for the Argentina senior team on June 3, 2021, in a World Cup qualifier against Chile. Likewise, on March 29, 2022, Álvarez scored his first international goal in a 1–1 draw against Ecuador.

Personal Life

Julián Álvarez is in relationship with Emilia Ferrero. Emilia also shares a passion for sports with Alvarez as she is a physical education teacher. Similarly, she is active on social media accounts and actively shares pictures with Álvarez.

Social Media & Net worth

Julián Álvarez is active on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Likewise, he is active as @juliaanalvarez on Instagram and has around 2.6M followers. Similarly, on Twitter, he is active as @julianalvarezzz on Twitter and has around 145.6K Followers. Moreover, Julián Álvarez’s net worth is around $2.5 million.

Body Measurements

Julián Álvarez stands tall with a height of 5 feet 7 inches, and he weighs around 71kg. Likewise, Álvarez has brown hair and brown eyes. However, other body measurements of Álvarez are unknown.

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