|Thiago Alcântara Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||April 11, 1991|
|Birth Place||San Pietro Vernotico, Italy|
Thiago Alcântara do Nascimento is a professional football player who was born in Italy but plays for the Spanish national football team. Having superb dribbling skills and ball control, he plays as a central midfielder for the club and his national team.
- Thiago Alcântara’s height is around 5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm.
- In 2020, he started playing for Premier League club Liverpool. He wears shirt number #6 while playing for them.
- In 2011, he started playing for the senior national team of Spain.
- Before that, he had already played for Spain U16, Spain U17, Spain U18, Spain U19, and Spain U21 teams from 2007 to 2013.
- His father Mazinho has played for the Brazilian national team from 1989 to 1994. He is the 1994 World Cup winner.
- His mother has played professional volleyball for Brazil.
- Thiago’s younger brother Rafinha also plays football for the Brazilian national team.
- He shifted base to Spain from Italy with his father at the age of 5.
- Thiago has dual citizenship of Brazil and Spain.
- Thiago is able to speak many languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, German, and English.
- Like him, Sergio Ramos has also represented Spain in football.
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