Julián Álvarez was born on 31st January 2000 to the family of Mariana Alvarez and Gustavo Alvarez in Calchin, Argentina. He is an Argentine professional footballer. He plays the role of a forwarder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national football team. During his time with Manchester City, he has appeared a total number of twenty times and has as well scored a total number of seven goals. Julian was Nicknamed La Arana (“The Spider”), he is known for his pressing, outstanding dynamic scoring ability, and link-up play. He was trained in the youth academy of Atlético Calchín.
In 2017, he played in the Copa Generacion Adidas, where he was champion, and a year later he made his professional appearance with River Plate. His team won the Copa Libertadores in 2018. He played for the youth national team before making his appearance with the senior team in June 2021. Winning the World Cup with Argentina in 2022, has been Julian’s greatest achievement so far.
|Full Name:||Julian Alvarez|
|Current club:||Premier League club Manchester City, the Argentina national football team|
|Born:||January 31, 2000|
|Place of Birth:||Calchin, Argentina|
|Height:||5 feet 4 inches|
|Parents:||Gustavo Alvarez (father) and Mariana Alvarez (mother)|
|Siblings:||Raphael Alvarez and Agu Alvarez|
|Wife • Spouse:||Maria Emilia Ferrero|
|Zodiac sign: Aquarius|
|Net Worth:||$5 million.|
Early Life & Education
Julián Álvarez completed his education in Argentina although he was never interested in Education as he started playing football at a very young age as early as four years old at the Futura Estrellita school in his hometown.
Later on, he played for youth academy at the Club Atletico Calchin, where he played until he turned fifteen years old. Julian grew up with his two brothers named Raphael and Agu Alvarez. Julian spent most of his time playing football with his friends in his neighborhood in his hometown Calchin.
At the age of eleven, he tried his luck at club Real Madrid, but his luck didn’t shine because of his young age. He also tried his luck at Argentinos Juniors, where he lived in the dorms. In late 2015, he joined the youth academy at River Plate.
At River Plate, Julian started in the seventh division. He then moved up to the sixth division and, after being discovered by Marcelo Gallardo, was called up to the first team. In 2017, he played in the Copa Generacion Adidas, where his team finished as champions. He was the team’s top scorer with a total number of nine goals, two of which he scored in the final. For 2018, Gallardo promoted him to the first team.
Alvarez Julian was born to Gustavo Alvarez and Mariana Alvarez in Calchin,Argentina.
Julian grew up with his two brothers named Raphael and Agu Alvarez.
Julian is currently in a relationship with Maria Emilia Ferrero. According to source, Hugo Rafael Varas inspired Julian in becoming a footballer. Hugo used to sell pizza, bread in the early days, and later worked as a employee of the town municipal after which he opened a small football school, which Julian’s parents enrolled him under the supervision of Hugo and Hugo promised Julian’s parents to look after their child and nurture his talent and the result is in front of you as a great footballer.
Julian faced a lot of restrictions because of his height and age as a young footballer.
Julian is a Christian and of white Argentine of Spanish descent.
Álvarez Julian joined River Plate from Atlético Calchín in 2016, He participated in the Generation Adidas Cup with the club’s youth teams. After being signed for River, Julian had trials with Boca Juniors and Real Madrid; scoring twice in five games for the latter in a youth tournament. He was unable to join Real due to age requirement. Julian was transfered to River Plate’s senior squad under manager Marcelo Gallardo during the 2018–2019 season, with his professional appearance arriving on 27 October 2018 during a Primera División fixture with Aldosivi; he was subbed on for Rodrigo Mora with 26 minutes remaining of a 1–0 victory.
Julian appeared late on during the second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores finals, with River beating rivals Boca Juniors. Julian scored the first goal of his senior career on 17 March 2019, netting in a 3–0 league win over Independiente. During the succeeding December, he scored in the 2019 Copa Argentina Final against Central Córdoba as River won 3–0 to secure the trophy In 2020, Julian scored a total number of five goals in six Copa Libertadores group stage encounters.
On 25 May 2022, Julian scored six goals for River Plate in an 8–1 win over Alianza Lima in the Copa Libertadores.
On 31 January 2022, his 22nd birthday, it was rumored that Julian had signed for Premier League champions Manchester City on a five-and-a-half-year contract, but with the player remaining at River Plate on loan until July. He scored on his competitive appearance on 30 July, where City lost 1–3 to rivals Liverpool in the Community Shield. On 7 August, Julian made his Premier League appearance after coming on as a substitute for Erling Haaland in a 2–0 away win over West Ham United.On 31 August, Julian scored his first two Premier League goals in a 6–0 win against Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Stadium.
In 2018, Julian was selected by the Argentina U-20s to train against the senior team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In December, Julian was among the lucky ones to have picked for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship. He received a call-up from Fernando Batista for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in May 2019. Four matches and one goal, versus South Africa, arrived for him in Poland. Batista subsequently called Julian up for the U-23s in the succeeding September, which preceded his selection for the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament; which Argentina won, with Álvarez scoring once (versus Venezuela) in seven matches.
On 3 June 2021, Julian made his appearance for the Argentina senior team, in a World Cup qualifier against Chile. He substituted Ángel Di María in the 62nd minute. On 29 March 2022, he scored his first international goal in a 1–1 draw against Ecuador.
Julian was included in Argentina’s World Cup Winning 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. On 30 November, he scored his first World Cup goal in a 2–0 win in the last group stage match against Poland. Julian followed with a second World Cup goal on 3 December, when he scored in Argentina’s 2–1 win against Australia. He continued his scoring streak by adding two more goals in Argentina’s 3–0 win against Croatia in the semi-finals, becoming the youngest player since Pelé in 1958 to score two goals in a World Cup semi-final at 22 years, 316 days old. On 18 December, he was involved in Argentina’s second goal as his team defeated France 4–2 on penalties after the match ended 3–3 in extra-time of the final to win the World Cup
Julian Alvarez has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Julian Alvarez has an astonished net worth of $5 million.
Julian Alvarez as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.
- @Julian Alvarez (@juliaanalvarez) is his Instagram handle.
- @Julian Alvarez (@julianaalvarezzz) is his Twitter handle.