Who is Alejandro Garnacho? Age, Career, Background, Salary, and Net Worth.

Quick Facts

Full nameAlejandro Garnacho Ferreyra
Born1 July 2004
Place of birthMadrid, Spain
PositionWinger
Height1.80 m
Current TeamManchester

About Alejandro Garnacho

Alejandro Garnacho, born Alejandro Garnacho Ferrenyra on July 1st, 2004 is a Spanish professional footballer currently playing as a winger for Manchester United. The Madrid native is the youngest player to score in the premier league in the 2022-23 season after netting his second senior goal at 18 years and 135 days.

The promising prospect is a product of Atletico Madrid, he joined the club in 2015 at the age of 11 years. Atletico served as his home for five years before moving to Manchester United in 2020 as a youth player.

Bio

Alejandro Garnacho Bio

The able prospect began his career in his native home, Spain at a very tender age joining a popular Spanish team academy, Getafe. In 2015, he landed a new home, Atletico Madrid, also one of the best teams in Spain.

He joined their academy in 2015 at the age of 11 years, where he was sharpened before being released to the world to see what he had in store. Five years later he was ready to hit the road, Manchester United was among the giant teams that were interested in his services and they went on to place a bid on him.

In October 2020, The Red Devil as they are well known paid Atletico Madrid a total sum of  £420,000 for his services. He went on to and joined the club’s academy and in July 2021, he signed his first professional contract with the club.

His star stars started shining in the 2021-22 season, and his solo goal during the FA Youth Cup that gave Manchester a win against Everton became the talk of the town. On top of that, it was nominated for United’s Goal of the Month award for February 2022.

The talented Spanish native, made his club debut on 28th April 2022 coming in the 91st minute taking over from Anthony Elanga in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

Entering the 2022-23 season, he changed his shirt from 75 to 49. On top of that, this season marked his first start for Manchester United in a 3-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol in the UEFA Europa League.

On November 3rd, he scored his first senior goal in the Europa League. After that, he scored his first Premier League goal on the 13th of November at the last minute becoming the youngest player to score in the premier league in the 2022-23 season.

Alejandro Garnacho Achievements

  • Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year- 2021-22
  • FA Youth Cup.

Alejandro Garnacho Parents

Much is not known about his parents, his mother is of Argentinian heritage while his father is of the Spanish race.

Salary and Net worth

Being a prospect he doesn’t earn that much, his weekly salary adds up to £1,500 and his yearly salary amounts to £78,000. Currently, his net worth is £163,540.

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