Who is Alexis Sánchez?

Alexis Sánchez is a Chilean professional football player who is well-known for the Italian professional football club, Football Club Internazionale Milano or known as Inter Milan. He represents Chile’s country and plays with Chile’s national football team on an international level in events like the FIFA World Cup, Copa América, and the FIFA Confederations Cup. Sánchez played a crucial role in leading his country towards the FIFA Confederations Cup final in 2017.

Quick Info 
Full NameAlexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez
Date Of BirthDecember 19, 1988
Birth PlaceTocopilla, Chile
Parent(s)Guillermo Soto Espinoza
Martina Sánchez
ProfessionFootball Player
NationalityChilean
Age31 years
Height5 ft 5 in
WeIght62 kg
Net WorthUS $46 million

Though he plays as a forward with a dominant right foot, Sánchez has scored goals using both of his feet. He can play on any side of the pitch and is well-known for his quick and swift movement. Furthermore, he is a hard-working player and wears jersey number 7.

 

Bio

Alexis Sánchez’s full name is Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez. He was born on 19 December 1988 in Tocopilla, Chile, to father, Guillermo Soto Espinoza, a jobless man, mother Martina Sánchez, a horticulturist, and a small business owner. His father left him when he was just a few months old, and he was raised entirely by his mother. She used to work hard and do a lot of side jobs to earn money and sustain her family. Besides this, Alexis Sánchez is currently 31 years old with the zodiac sign of Sagittarius.

 

Nationality and Physical Stats

Alexis Sánchez holds a Chilean nationality and is of Chilean descent. He is a devoted Christian and practices Christianity as his religion. Besides this, he stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.68m/168cms) tall and weighs around 62kgs (136lbs).

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Education

Alexis Sánchez could not complete his education because of poor financial condition. Even though his mother worked hard to feed the family, the money was not enough for education. However, according to information available online, it is found that Alexis Sánchez studied at the Colegio Padre Hurtado.

 

Personal Life

In the past, Alexis Sánchez used to date Chilean TV actress Tamara Primus back in 2010. Since then, he has got involved with dancer Valentina Roth, Brazilian actress and model, Michelle Carvalho and Spanish art gallery director Laia Grassi. Currently, he is dating Chilean actress and Instagram model Mayte Rodriguez. He has not been married yet, nor does he have any children.

 

Social

Alexis Sánchez is active on social media platforms with his Instagram account (@alexis_officia1) has over 10.9 million followers, and his Twitter account (@Alexis_Sanchez) has over 2.9 million followers. Moreover, his official Facebook page (@alexissanchez7) has over 4.8 million likes with over 7.5 million followers.

 

Career

Cobreloa (2005-2006)

Alexis Sánchez Started his football career from a Chilean professional football club called Club de Deportes Cobreloa S.A.D.P., in the Primera Division. In 2005, he appeared for a total of 35 Primera Division matches and scored three goals. Likewise, Alexis appeared for three continental games. He ended his first debut season with Cobreloa with a total of 38 appearances and three goals to his name with this.

In the 2006 season, Alexis Sánchez appeared for 12 matches in which he scored nine goals.

With this, Alexis Sánchez completed his time in Cobreloa with a total of 50 appearances with a total of 12 goals to his name.

 

Colo-Colo (2006-2007)

Alexis Sánchez got transferred from Cobreloa to another Chilean professional football club called Club Social y Deportivo Colo-Colo and made his debut with the team on 23 June 2006. During his debut season, he made a total of 18 Primera league appearances and scored four goals. Likewise, Alexis appeared for a total of 9 continental matches and scored a goal. With this, he completed his debut season with 27 appearances and five goals to his name.

In the 2007 season with Colo-Colo, Alexis Sánchez made 14 Primera league appearances and scored a goal. In the continental matches played, he appeared for a total of 7 games and scored three goals. He completed the season with a total of 21 games and four goals to his name with this.

Alexis Sánchez completed his time in Colo-Colo with 48 matches played and nine goals to his name.

 

River Plate (2007-2008)

Alexis Sánchez got transferred from Colo-Colo to an Argentine professional football club called Club Atlético River Plate on loan. During his time with the club, he appeared for 23 Primera league matches and eight continental matches with four goals to his name.

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Udinese Calcio (2008-2011)

Alexis Sánchez joined the Italian professional football club called Udinese Calcio, who played in the Serie A league in 2008. In his debut season with the club, he made 32 Serie A league appearances with three goals: two national cup appearances, and nine continental cup appearances. He ended the 2008-2009 season with 43 appearances and three goals to his name.

Likewise, Alexis Sánchez kicked off his 2009-2010 season with a total of 32 league appearances with five goals and four national cup appearances with one goal to his name. With this, he ended the season with 36 appearances and six goals to his name.

In the 2010-2011 and the final season with Udinese Calcio, Alexis Sánchez made 331 league appearances in which he scored a total of 12 goals and two national cup appearances. With this, he ended his season with 33 appearances and 12 goals to his name.

During his time with Udinese Calcio, Alexis Sánchez made 112 appearances with 21 goals to his name.

 

Barcelona (2011-2014)

Alexis Sánchez joined the Spanish professional football club, Barcelona, on 20 July 2011, signing a $31.5 million contract. During his debut and the 2011-2012 season, he appeared for 25 La Liga league matches. Alexis scored 12 goals; seven national cup matches with one goal, six continental cup appearances with two goals, and three other appearances. With this, he ended his debut season with a total of 41 appearances and 15 goals to his name.

Likewise, he kicked off his 2012-2013 season in La Liga with a total of 29 league appearances with eight goals, six national cup appearances with 2 two score, nine continental cup appearances with a score, and two other appearances to complete the season with a total of 46 appearances and 11 goals to his name.

Alexis Sánchez started his 2013-2014 and the final season with Barcelona with a total of 34 league matches with 19 goals, nine national cup matches with two goals, nine continental cup appearances, and two other appearances to complete the season with a total of 54 appearances and 21 goals to his name.

During his time with Football Club Barcelona, Alexis Sánchez appeared for 141 matches and scored 47 goals.

 

Arsenal (2014-2018)

Alexis Sánchez signed a $42 million contract with the English professional football club called Arsenal on 10 July 2014. In his debut season with the club, he appeared for a total of 35 Premier League appearances with 16 goals, six national cup appearances with four goals, one league cup appearance with one goal, nine continental cup appearances with four goals, and one other appearance to complete the season with a total of 52 appearances and 25 goals to his name.

Likewise, in the 2015-2016 season, Alexis Sánchez made a total of 30 league appearances with 13 goals, three national cup appearances with one goal, one league cup appearance, and seven continental cup appearances with three goals to complete the season with a total of 41 appearances and 17 goals to his name.

During the 2016-2017 season, he appeared for 38 league matches and scored his career-high 24 goals, five national cup matches, and eight continental cup matches with three goals to complete the season with 51 games played and 30 goals scored.

In the 2017-2018 and final season with Arsenal, he played a total of 19 league matches with seven goals, two league cup matches, and one continental cup matches with one goal to complete the final season with 22 appearances and eight goals to his name.

During his time with Arsenal, Alexis Sánchez made a total of 166 appearances and scored 80 goals.

 

Manchester United (2018-2019)

Alexis Sánchez got transferred from Arsenal to another English professional football club, Manchester United, on 22 January 2018. In the 2017-2018 season, he made a total of 12 league appearances with two goals, four national cup appearances with one goal, and two continental cup appearances to complete the season with a total of 18 appearances and three goals to his name.

During the 2018-2019 and the final season with the club, he made 20 league appearances. He scored one goal, three national cup appearances with a score, and four continental cup appearances to complete the season with a total of 27 matches played with two goals to his name.

During his time in Manchester United, Alexis Sánchez scored five goals in 45 matches played.

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Inter Milan (2019-Current)

Alexis Sánchez was sent on loan to the Italian professional football club Inter Milan on 29 August 2019 but later joined the club permanently on free transfers. During the 2019-2020 season, he made a total of 22 Serie A league appearances. He scored four goals, four national cup appearances, and six continental cup appearances to complete the season with a total of 32 appearances and four goals to his name.

In the current and ongoing season of 2020-2021, he has made seven league appearances and three continental cup appearances with two goals to his name.

Alexis Sánchez has made 42 appearances with Inter Milan and has scored a total of 6 goals.

Alexis Sánchez has made a total of 635 professional league appearances in his career and scored a total of 184 goals.

 

International

Alexis Sánchez has made 136 international professional appearances in his career and scored 45 goals for his country.

 

Achievements

Alexis Sánchez won the Copa American Golden Ball and got included in the Copa American Team of the Tournament in the year 2016. He also won the FIFA Confederations Cup’s Silver Ball award in 2017.

 

Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Alexis Sánchez has an expected net worth of $46 million.

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