Alejandro Garnacho: Early Life, Clubs, Family, Net Worth, Career and Stats

Alejandro Garnacho: Early Life, Clubs, Family, Net Worth, Career and Stats

Professional football player Alejandro Garnacho represents Argentina’s youth team and plays as a Forward for Manchester United in Premier League. He gained stardom for scoring Manchester United’s lone goal in an FA Youth Cup triumph over Everton. This article will delve into the early life, club journey, family background, net worth, career highlights, and stats of Alejandro Garnacho.

Personal Details Of Alejandro Garnacho

NameAlejandro Garnacho
Date of BirthJuly 01, 2004
NationalityArgentina
Birth PlaceMadrid
Height180 cm (5 feet 11 inches)
Premier League ClubManchester United 
PositionForward
Senior Debut In International Career2023

Early Life Of Alejandro Garnacho

Alejandro Garnacho is a talented forward, who plays as a winger was raised in the Spanish capital and was born on July 1, 2004, in Madrid, Spain. Although Alejandro Garnacho Ferreyra is his birth name as given to him by his parents, he is lovingly referred to as Alejandro Garnacho or Alex by his close friends, family, and admirers. He developed his abilities at the Getafe CF club and spent time in the Atlético Madrid youth system before moving to the Manchester United junior system in 2020. 

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Family Of Alejandro Garnacho

Alejandro Garnacho and his family
Family Of Alejandro Garnacho (Getty Images)

Garnacho was born in Madrid on July 1, 2004, to Patricia Ferreyra Fernández, an Argentinean mother, and Alex Garnacho, a Spanish father. Roberto Garnacho is the younger brother of Alejandro. Leader Sports Management, the management company that presently represents Alejandro, has a tight relationship with Alex Garnacho.

Eva Garcia is Alejandro Garnacho’s girlfriend, and they made their relationship public at the beginning of 2021. The Spanish couple got together in their native country and haven’t been apart since. Along with Garnacho, who has been making an impression for United in the first squad, Garcia came to Manchester.

They hosted a surprise party at Victor’s restaurant in the Manchester district of Hale on April 30, 2023. Though Garnacho’s new United contract was the reason for the gathering, the guests had another cause for celebration. Later this year, Eva Garcia gave birth to her first child.

Club Career Of Alejandro Garnacho

Alejandro Garnacho plays for Manchester United in Premier League season 2023-24
Alejandro Garnacho (Getty Images)

Garnacho, transferred from Getafe to Atletico Madrid’s development program in 2015. His youth career started at Atletico Madrid, then in October 2020, he joined Manchester United’s youth system. In May 2022, he was named the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year and the FA Youth Cup winner. He made his 17-year-old first-team debut the previous month. 

Garnacho made his debut for Argentina’s under-20 team in 2022 after having played youth international football for his native Spain. In June 2023, he received his first call-up to the Argentina senior team. Garnacho is an adaptable winger with speed, dribbling prowess, and finishing ability who can play on either flank.

His squad number was revealed by Manchester United to be altered from 49 to 17 prior to the 2023–24 Premier League season. On September 3, 2023, Garnacho scored a late goal against Arsenal, but manager Erik Ten Hag disagreed with the disputed offside call. Alejandro Garnacho jersey number is 17.

Clubs Of Alejandro GarnachoTenure 
GetafeTill 2015
Atlético Madrid2015-20
Manchester United2020- Present

Professional Career Of Alejandro Garnacho

Due to Garnacho’s ability and adaptability, he was able to represent Argentina and Spain in international competitions. Given that his mother is Argentinean, Garnacho is qualified to represent both his natal countries of Spain and Argentina. In 2021, he made three appearances for the under-18 Spanish squad.

Garnacho was called up to the senior Argentina team on March 7, 2022, as part of the initial 44-man roster for that month’s two World Cup qualifiers. On March 26, 2022, Garnacho began in a friendly match against the United States to make his debut for the Argentina under-20 team.

At the 2022 Maurice Revello Tournament, he scored four goals in four games for the under-20 squad, taking home the Revelation Player and Goal of the Tournament titles. He first played for Spain before making his senior Argentine national debut in 2023. These international achievements highlight his enormous talent and rising stature in football. 

Stats Of Alejandro Garnacho

Garnacho’s style of play is defined by a well-balanced combination of agility, skill when dribbling, and flair. He plays mostly on the left wing, but he can cut inside and hit hard with his right foot as well. In addition, he uses his left foot to sidestep opponents and make accurate crosses.

Appearances In EPL 48
Goals08
Goals Per Match0.17
Shooting Accuracy30%
Shots90

Net Worth Of Alejandro Garnacho

As of August 2023, Alejandro Garnacho’s total net worth is predicted by sources to reach more than £5 million. He earns around £50,000 every week playing club football. At such a young age, he was able to sign on with Nike as a significant sponsor. His primary sources of income are his salary, sponsors, and bonuses from representing his country and club.