David Alaba Biography and Net Worth

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Quick Facts

Full Name David Olatukunbo Alaba
Celebrated name David Alaba
Nickname (s) Alabisi
Birth Date 24 June 1992
Birth Place Vienna, Austria
Gender Male
Nationality Austrian
Religion Christianity
Age in 2021 29 years
Father George Alaba
Mother Gina Alaba
Sister (s) Rose May Alaba

David Alaba is an Austrian professional footballer. He plays for the German club Bayern Munich as well as the Austria national soccer team. Austria holds the record for the youngest player to have played for their senior national soccer team. He was 17 years old when he made his debut.

Alaba is a versatile player who has played in many roles, including right and left-wing, central midfield, defense, and central midfield. However, he has become an outstanding left-back.

David Alaba CLUB CAREER

Early career

Alaba was born in Vienna. He began his career in Aspern with SV Aspern in Aspern’s 22nd district. Alaba then joined the FK Austria Wien youth team at age 10. Alaba rose quickly through the ranks and was appointed to the first-team substitutes’ bench for a Bundesliga match in April 2008.

Before he joined the German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich in summer 2008, he was also a five-time player for Austria Wien’s reserve team.

David Alaba

Bayern Munich

After playing in the youth teams under 17 and 19 of Bayern, he was promoted to the reserve squad for the 2009-10 season. In a 3. He made his debut in a Liga match against Dynamo Dresden in August 2009 and scored his first professional goal for FC Bayern Munich II on August 29, 2009.

Alaba was selected in Bayern Munich’s squad to play in the 2009-10 UEFA Champions League. He was given the number 27. Alaba trained with the first team during the remainder of the 2009-10 season with Diego Contento, Mehmet Ekici, and the reserve teammates.

They were all named as first-team substitutes on February 10, 2010, in a DFB-Pokal match against SpVgg Grenfurth. Christian Lell replaced Alaba in the 59th minute. He was on the pitch for one minute, and, with his second touch, Alaba set Franck Ribery up to give Bayern a lead of 3-2.

They won the match 6-2. At 17 years, 7, and 8 months, he became Bayern’s youngest player in a competitive fixture. He made his UEFA Champions League debut on March 9, 2010, against ACF Fiorentina at 17 years, 8, and 13 days.

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Loan

Alaba joined TSG 1899 Hoffenheim as a loanee in January 2011. He was there until the end of the 2010-11 season. Alaba scored his first Bundesliga goal with FC St. Pauli in a 2-2 draw in the following month.

Return to Bayern Munich

Season 2011-12

Alaba was back in Bayern when the 2011-12 season began. He became a regular member of the first-team squad. Alaba scored his first league goal in Bayern’s 1-2 away defeat against Hannover 96 on October 23, 2011. He was a regular starter in Bayern’s second half of the 2011-12 Bundesliga campaign.

He played in the semi-final of the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League against Real Madrid on April 25, 2012. Bayern won the shootout 3-1 with penalties. Alaba was not allowed to participate in the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final due to being booked for the semi-final.

Season 2012-13

Alaba scored Bayern’s seventh-fastest goal (25.2 seconds) in Champions League history on April 2, 2013. Bayern won 2-0 over Juventus. Alaba played all 90 minutes as a left-back for Bayern, 

beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in UEFA Champions League Final 2013. Alaba signed a new contract on 2/12/2013 with Bayern Munich. It expired in 2018.

2013-14 season

During the 2013-14 season, he participated in the German Super Cup against Borussia Borussia Dortmund, UEFA Super Cup versus Chelsea, and two matches at the FIFA Club World Cup:The first was a match against Guangzhou Evergrande, while the second was a match against Raja Casablanca.

Season 2014-15

Alaba won the UEFA.com Team of the Year 2014 in January 2015 (354,067 votes) for the second consecutive year.

Season 2015-16

On August 1, he made his debut in the 2015-16 German Super Cup, losing to VfL Wolfsburg in a penalty shootout. Alaba’s error against 1899 Hoffenheim led to Kevin Volland scoring in only nine seconds, the fastest Bundesliga goal ever. Alaba signed a contract extension for 2021 on March 18, 2016.

David Alaba INTERNATIONAL CAREER

Alaba represented Austria at the under-17, under-19, and under-21 levels. Alaba was selected for the senior Austrian national team in October 2009. He played against France.

This was his first game in the Austrian national soccer team’s history. On October 16, 2012, he scored his first goal for Austria in a World Cup Qualifying match to Kazakhstan. Austria was 4-0, winners.

 Alaba was just 19 years old when he won the prestigious vote to be the Austrian Footballer of 2011. Alaba was just 19 years old when he won the prestigious vote for Austrian Footballer of the Year in 2011.

Alaba was awarded the award for the second year in a row in December 2012. Alaba scored in the 84th minute against Ireland, which gave Austria a 1-0 win. Alaba scored the final goal of Austria’s 3-0 victory against the Faroe Islands.

Alaba was Austria’s top scorer in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign with six goals.

He scored a Panenka-style penalty kick at the ninth minute in a 4-1 win over Sweden at Solna’s Friends Arena on September 8, 2015. This result qualified Austria for UEFA Euro 2016. It was their first qualification campaign for the continental championship.

He captained Austria in a World Cup 2018 Qualification match against Moldova on March 24, 2017. It was a 2-0 win.

David Alaba PERSONAL LIFE

Alaba was the son of Gina Alaba and George Alaba. He has one sister, Rose. His Visayan mother immigrated from the Philippines to become a nurse. His Yoruba Nigerian father, a prince from Ogere, is also a rapper and DJ. He is a Christian and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist church.

 

David Alaba Net Worth

David Alaba is a most famous Soccer Player and one of the wealthiest Soccer Players. Our analysis of Forbes, Business Insider, and Wikipedia shows that David Alaba’s net worth is around $20 million.

 

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