Alexis Sanchez Biography

Updated On Jun 18, 2019 Published On Sep 08, 2015
Facts of Alexis Sanchez
Date of Birth: 1988 , December-19
Birth Nation: Chile
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Alexis Sanchez
Birth Name Alexis Alejandro Sanchez Sanchez
Nick Name Nino Maravilla
Nationality Chilean
Birth Place/City Tocopilla
Profession Football Player
Working For FC Barcelona,Chile National Football Team
Net Worth 30.000.000 Euros
Weight in KG 69kg
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
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Alexis Sanchez is a forwarder soccer player, known for his dribbling skills and ability to perform under pressure. Alexis Sanchez's full name is Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez. He is a professional football player from Chile.

Alexis Sanchez's early life and married life

Alexis is from a middle-class family born in Tocopilla, Chile on 19th December 1988 as Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez.


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He was raised in Tocopilla by his parents, but the information regarding her parents and siblings are yet to be revealed.

Alexis Sanchez's married life

Sanchez was once married to his longterm girlfriend Lais Grassi but the couple is long separated with divorce now.

Moreover, He was also rumored to have an affair with the former Miss Chile pungent title winner Camila Andrade. He also dated a supermodel Michelle Carvalho for a short period of time.

The football superstar, Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez recently caught attention after being accused of having too much sex with his girlfriend and wife.

Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez has been fond of sports, basically football since his early days. He dreamed of football and being a successful footballer when he was a child.

Alexis Sanchez's career

He began his football career from Club Cobreloa as a youth player and he also made a senior team appearance in 2005.

While he was there, he was one of the best players in that club. Then he made his appearance from Udinese the following year.

Later in 2011, he was offered a contract by Barcelona and he accepted the offer happily later he was switched from Barcelona to Arsenal at the price of £35 million.

Currently, he is playing as a forward from English team Arsenal.

Alexis Sanchez's net worth

He is earning a massive salary being a professional football player and as of 2014, it revealed that his earning for that year was around the $11.5 million.

As of 2017, his current estimated net worth is reported to be around $30 million.

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Born in Tocopilla, Chile

December 19 , 1988

Alexis is from a middle-class family born in Tocopilla, Chile. He was born on 19th December, 1988 as Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez. He was also raised in Tocopilla. There is no information about his father, mother, brother and sisters.

Joined Cobreloa


Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez has been fond of sports, basically football since his early days. He dreamed of football and being a successful footballer when he was a child. He began his football career from Cobreloa and initially he played there from the youth team.

Made his senior team Appearance


He made his debut game from Cobreloa but in the youth team. He played there in the youth team for about a year and there he showed some impressive football game as a forward. So the following year, he was taken into the senior team.

Joined Udinese

April 21 , 2006

His debut year as a senior player was also a successful one. The made his senior team appearance from Cobreloa since 2005. He also scores some beautiful goals and lead Cobreloa to win the match. So, in 2006, Udinese signed him with a massive contract.

Joined Cola Cola

June 23 , 2006

He joined Udinese in 2006 on a massive fee from Cobreloa. However, they offered him a loan deal and sent him to Cola Cola. His initial spell was also impressive there; he also scored a goal and lead Cola Cola to various glories.

Joined River plate


His loan spell at Cola cola was also impressive. There he scored many goals and also lead Cola Cola to win various important matches. However, his loan expired and then he joined Argentinean club River plate in 2007 on loan.

Returned back to Udinese


After having a two-year loan spell in Cola Cola and River Plate, he then returned back to Udinese. His loan spell there was impressive as he established himself as a center forward. He matured there mentally and as well physically. 

Joined Barcelona

July 20 , 2011

He received lots of fame playing from Udinese. He led Udinese to several prestigious glories and that is why several clubs from Europe were putting some eyes on him. He had lots of potential, so, Barcelona made an offer to him and signed him from Udinese with a fee of around €26 million.

Joined Arsenal

July 10 , 2014

Though, he showed some impressive games in Barcelona, he was overshadowed by the game of Lionel Messi there. He was also the main man to lead Barcelona to be the champion of Europe but Barcelona let him join English club Arsenal in 2014.

Made his debut international appearance

April 27 , 2006

Alexis was playing impressive games from the club, so he was called up by his national team coach in 2006. He played his first game from Chile against New Zealand on 27th April. He was also included in Chilean under-20 team the following year.

Made his appearance in the FIFA World Cup


He scored several times in the qualification match of the FIFA World Cup in 2010. He also had a successful campaign in 2011 Copa América. His 2014 FIFA World Cup was a massive success, he score four times in that world cup but he was not able to lead Chile to glory.

Won 2015 Copa América


Though he was not able to win World Cup 2014 in Brazil despite scoring four times in it, he actually had a massive success in 2015 Copa América. He led Chile to be the Champion of South America for the first time in history.

Won la liga


Though his career at Barcelona was not that successful to him but he had a successful career there being a team mate. During his second session in Barcelona, he became the champion of Spain claiming the la liga and Supercopa de España.

Won UEFA Super Cup


His initial session in Barcelona was a year to remember for him. He became the champion several times. In 2011, he won UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and Copa Del Rey under the guidance of Pep Guardiola.

Won FA Cup


He was not able to win premier league in his initial spell at Arsenal, however, he was able to win another prestigious cup in England. He won FA Cup with Arsenal for the 2014-2015 campaign. He was leading Arsenal to be the champion of FA Community Shield.