Alex Sandro: Career and Personal Life

Quick Facts of Alex Sandro Lobo Silva

Net Worth$70 million
Salary$12 million per year
Height5 ft 10 in
Date of Birth26 January, 1991
ProfessionSports

Alex Sandro is a Brazilian professional football player who plays as a left-back for Serie A club Juventus and the Brazil national team.

Bio

Alex Sandro Lobo Silva was born in Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil on January 26, 1991. Mr. Reinaldo Ramos da Silva, his father, and his mother, Mrs. Lobo, gave birth to him.

He grew up in Catanduva’s Born Pastor area, 400 kilometers outside the city, in the wilderness of Sao Paulo State.

His hometown is renowned for its sugarcane cultivation, and Bailer grew up assisting his parents in harvesting and preparing it.

While Alex was assisting his parents, he spent his spare time playing football with other youngsters on the street.

After climbing through the ranks in his neighborhood football league, Alex began playing for his hometown team, CELT, which is run by the city of Catanduva.

Sao Paulo State had no shortage of young competitions in which his team might compete. Furthermore, Alex Sandro was always regarded as the team’s finest player. As a result, he sought a new club.

Between 2006 and 2008, he was a member of Atletico Parananense.

Relationship

Alex Sandro is married to Natalia Regina. Furthermore, Natalie is the Brazilian international’s childhood sweetheart.

There was no definite date when they began dating, but we assume they met when Sandro was still playing in Brazil in his early days.

Alex Sandro: Career

Alex Sandro started his club career with Atletico Paranaense and went on to play on loan for Santos.

Juventus left-back Alex Sandro with former Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo.

He signed for Porto for €9.6 million in 2011, joining teammate and countryman Danilo, who plays as a right back.

Subsequently, Sandro joined Juventus in 2015 and won the domestic double in his first three seasons, followed by two more league wins in the next two years.

Alex Sandro represents Brazil at the international level, where he has 30 caps. He also played for Brazil’s under-20 team, winning the South American Youth Championship and the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2011.

Moreover, he was later a member of Brazil’s side that won the Copa América in 2019.

Playing Style

Alex Sandro, considered one of the top left-backs globally, is a fast, energetic, and aggressive defender.

Because of his speed and anticipation, he is also a great tackler and an excellent game reader.

Furthermore, he can play anywhere along the left flank; he is mostly a full-back, but he has also played as a wing-back and a wide midfielder.

Alex has also been used in a more attacking formation as an outside forward or offensive winger.

In addition, he has played as a left-sided center-back in a three-person backline. He has been described as a “strong runner, can beat opponents one-on-one, and is a great ball crosser.”

Alex Sandro’s position, athleticism, and playing style have been compared to that of compatriot and 2002 FIFA World Cup winner Roberto Carlos.

Alex Sandro: Net Worth

In December 2018, the left-back entered into a contract with Juventus that compensates him a hefty 9.2 million euros (7.9 million pounds) each year.

Alex Sandro playing for the Brazilian national team.

Furthermore, he has accumulated a net worth of approximately €65 million since joining Serie A heavyweights Juventus in 2015.

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