Thiago Alcântara

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Thiago Alcântara Quick Look
Profession Footballer
Position Central Midfielder
Date of Birth April 11, 1991
Zodiac Sign Aries
Birth Place San Pietro Vernotico, Italy
Nationality Spanish
Thiago Alcântara
Thiago Alcântara during a UEFA EURO Qualifiers match (Rolandhino1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

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.

Featured Image by Rolandhino1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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