Thiago Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 May, 2018
Facts of Thiago
Date of Birth: 1991 , April-11
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: Italy
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Thiago
Birth Name Thiago Alcntara do Nascimento
Father Mazinho
Mother Valria Alcntara
Nationality Spanish
Birth Place/City San Pietro Vernotico, Italy
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Footballer
Working For Bayern Munich
Girlfriend Jlia Vigas
Married Yes
Married to Jlia Vigas
Children 1
Siblings Rafinha
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Thiago Alcántara do Nascimento has won four La Liga titles, the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup for Barcelona. He currently plays as a central midfielder for Bayern Munich and Spanish national team. He was signed by Bayern for €25 million in 2013.

Early Life of Thiago

Thiago Alcántara do Nascimento was born on April 11, 1991, in San Pietro Vernotico, Italy. He is the son born to former Brazilian footballer Mazinho (his father) and a former volleyball player Valéria Alcântara (his mother).

Thiago has a younger brother named Rafinha who plays for Italian club Internazionale on loan from Barcelona and the Brazil national team.

Thiago's Career

At an early age of five, Thiago started at the lower levels of Flamengo in Brazil. He later moved to Spain with his father, where he started playing with Galician team Ureca in Nigrán. He played with Kelme CF in 2001 and returned to Flamengo in 2005.

Thiago once again moved back to Spain and signed with FC Barcelona in 2009. His cousin Patrick was also playing for the club at the time. He made his debut for the club as a substitute for Eiður Guðjohnsen in the 74th minute of the game at RCD Mallorca for his only appearance of the season.

CAPTION: Manchester United close to signing Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara SOURCE: The Telegraph

Thiago scored in Barcelona’s first La Liga match of the season in a 5-0 victory over Villarreal CF. He started as Barcelona had a 4–0 victory in the Club World Cup Final on 18th December, at International Stadium.

CAPTION: Thiago SOURCE: Daily Express

Thiago signed a four-year contract with Bundesliga club Bayern Munich for a fee of $29.8 million (€25 million).

Thiago scored his first competitive goal for Bayern Munich in the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup match against Raja Casablanca of Morocco, leading the club to a 2-0 victory. He signed a new four-year contract with Bayern on August 27, 2015.

Thiago participated in the 2008 UEFA European U17 Football Championship with Spain leading the nation to eventual victory in the tournament. He scored a hat-trick in the 2013 UEFA European U21 Football Championship Final. Spain defeated Italy (4–2) in the match, winning their fourth title.

Thiago's Net Worth

Thiago's net worth is $23.9 million at present. He signed a four-year contract worth €25 million with Bayern Munich.

Thiago's current market value is €60 million.

Thiago's Personal Life

Thiago stands the height of 1.7 meters and weighs 71 kg. He is a highly creative and technically gifted player, with excellent dribbling skills and ball control that allows him to operate effectively in a deep-seated playmaking role as a central midfielder. 

Thiago is a married man and has a son. He married his girlfriend, Júlia Vigas, on 27 June 2015, in a ceremony in Sant Climent de Peralta, Catalonia, Spain.

The couple together shares a son named Gabriel Alcântara.