Jorge Alba Ramos who is known as Jordi Alba is a professional football player currently playing for Barcelona. Alba primarily plays as a left-back for the club and Spain national team. Alba is the kind of player every team wants to win titles.
This athlete mainly plays as a left-back and his speed is enormous. Equally, this athlete can even operate as a left-midfielder too. It’s been more than a decade since Alba has played for the top level. He has been performing phenomenally after joining Barcelona.
Jordi Alba: Biography
|Full name||Jorge Alba Ramos|
|Date of birth||21 March 1989|
|Birthplace||L’Hospitalet de Llobregat , Spain|
|Father’s name||Miguel Alba|
|Mother’s name||Maria Jose|
|Brother’s name||David Alba|
|Height||1.70 m – 5′ 7″|
|Weight||68kg – 150 lbs|
|Body measurement||chest: “40″ Biceps:”14 ″ Waist:”32″|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe size||10 US|
|Children name||Piero Alba Ventura, Under review|
|Net worth||$ 16 million|
|Salary||8.5 million Euros|
|Playing position||Left Back|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Football career, Endorsements|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Jorge Alba Ramos nicknamed Motto GP/Squirrel was born on 21st March 1989 in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain. Miguel Alba and Maria Jose are the father and mother of Jordi Alba. This athlete grew up with his brother David Alba in his childhood. Being born and raised in the football cultural city of Barcelona, he had picked up football as his dream of becoming an athlete.
This athlete started his career in the Barcelona youth team La Masia. He was only 8 years old when he joined the academy. Later he was released by the club in 2005 because he was too short to play football.
After all, he joined Cornella, and spending two years he was transferred to Valencia. Despite releasing from La Masia academy, he completed his football education at Cornella and Valencia.
Jordi Alba was a smart and intelligent kid from his childhood. To pursue his dream of becoming a great footballer he joined La Masia. He spent most of his time at the Barcelona School of Spanish from where later he graduated.
Besides this, there isn’t much information available about his educational background. Playersaga will update the information as soon as it becomes available.
Jordi Alba Age and Height
The first thing to know about Alba is he celebrates his birthday on 27th March. Miguel Alba and Maria Jose’s parents were members of the Catalan ethnic group. He was born in 1989 and is Catalan by birth. As of now, he is 33 years old.
When this Spaniard decided to become a professional footballer, he was just seven years old. Barcelona youth academy deemed Jordi because of his height. Later he started playing for his hometown club. In Catalan club Hospitalense, he was younger, smallest, bravest, and the team’s captain.
This Spaniard is 5′ 7″ tall and body weight of 68 kg. Jordi Alba Belongs to the White ethnicity and follows a catholic religion. This Spanish defender’s horoscope sign is Aries.
An Aries sun player is stubborn, simply a warrior for what Jordi Alba believes to be right and true for him. Despite his small height, an athlete has made history in men’s football.
The bravest athlete is white and mostly preferred to have a simple haircut on and off the field. Hazel color eyes and dark brown hair color are the symbols of this maestro.
This left-back chest measurement and waist measurement is 40″ and 32″. Similarly, he has got the biceps of 14″. Jordi Alba’s dress size and shoe sizes are 9 US and 10 US.
FIFA Ranking 2022
Jordi Alba is currently playing for Barcelona and Spain national teams. This 5’7″ player has an overall rating of 84 in FIFA 2022. Alba’s work rates are high\medium.
This athlete preferred to shoot with his left foot. This left-footed player wears jersey number 18 while playing for club and country.
- Dribbling: 79
- Long Pass: 79
- Ball control: 84
- Curve: 80
- Crossing: 84
- Heading: 70
- Short passing: 83
- Volleys: 72
- Aggression: 75
- Interceptions: 80
- Penalties: 59
- Positioning: 83
Jordi Alba’s best stats are Ball controlling, crossing, Interceptions, and jumping. Likewise, his weak stats are heading accuracy, long shots, strength, and penalties.
Who is Jordi Alba girlfriend?
After going through his personal life, Jordi Alba is unmarried. This athlete is engaged with a beautiful lady, Romarey Ventura. They have been dating since 2014. She is not only Jordi Alba’s wife but also an Instagram star. Currently, she is the brand ambassador of a clothing brand called Valeria Savannah.
This beautiful couple has two children, a son, and a daughter. Piero Alba Venture is the name of their son. Their daughter’s name is under review. Playersaga will update as soon as possible.
Before being in a relationship with Romarey Ventura, Alba was in a relationship with Mellisa Morales. It is reported they meet in a nightclub in Valencia. Mellisa Morales said she had a temper issue and a jealous lover, who ended the relationship after four years.
Although this might be suspicious, Jordi Alba’s ex-girlfriend says “he was always under observation and good in bed” in an interview.
Romney was a student of Tourism and used to live in Sevilla. They used to be seen together for a long time. They started building good friendships and fell for each other. Finally, the couple announced they were dating in 2014.
The couple was happy to love and to be loved. Meanwhile, on 18 January 2018, their first child Piero Alba was born.
Net Worth | How much salary does he get in Barcelona?
Alba is a professional football player, his source of income are bonuses, salaries, and advertisements. Releasing early from La Masia, Valencia granted him an offer in 2007. After all, Valencia signed this athlete from Cornella for 6,000 euros.
Jordi Alba signed for Barcelona to fill the left-back gap in Barcelona. He signed a long-term contract with Barcelona on Jun 1, 2012. It was reported he signed for Barca for 14 million euros.
Currently, he is earning 8.5 million euros as a salary from Barcelona, 14 pounds per minute. This Spaniard was seen driving a black Range Rover before leaving for Valencia.
Jordi Alba lives in his city Spain with his family. He has a Manson in Barcelona, Spain. In Barcelona, he was seen arriving in training with his colleague, Marc Bartra on Audi. Simply, he loves cars.
The left-back defender has a net worth of 67.5 million euros. This athlete is making between $1-$5 million from endorsements. However, his current market value is 13.3 million euros.
Jordi Alba has earned handsome money throughout his career. His contract at Barcelona will expire 0n 30 Jun 2024.
One of the loyal players of Barcelona has millions of followers on his social media platform. Most serving players at Barca like to post his achievements and his vacation pictures on social media.
Instagram: 14.3 m followers
Facebook: 8.3 m followers
Twitter: 2.4 m followers
Starting his career on the youth team of Barcelona as a Left-winger at the age of seven years old. In 2005 he was released from the La Masia because he was too small.
Later he joined the neighboring club Cornella, where he spent two years. IN 2007 he signed for Valencia CF for a transfer fee worth 6,000 euros. It was against Real Valladolid on 13 Sept 2009, his debut came in La Liga.
Valencia was suffering on defense in the 2009-2010 season, most of their defenders were injured. It was Unai Emery who transfer Jordi Alba as a full-back. He spends the season playing full-back, playing exceptionally.
In 2010-2011 Valencia finished third in the league table. He made 27 appearances throughout the season. Alba played 74 games at Valencia and managed to score five goals during his spell.
Jordi Alba signed five years contract with his boyhood club Barcelona. It was on 28 June 2012, transfer fee worth 14 million euros. After all, it was against Real Sociedad on 19th August he played the first game for Barcelona.
On 20 Oct 2012, Alba scored the first goal for the club. It was in the 93rd minute he scored a goal. Then again, he scored his own goal at the end of the day.
This Spaniard has appeared in more than 400 games for his current club. Alba has netted 27 goals during his time in Barca.
When it comes to international football, he has appeared in 82 games. Alba was in starting XI Euro 2012 where Spain regained the throne back-to-back. This 5’7″ defender has regularly appeared in Euro Cup and World Cup.
In these 82 appearance for the national team, he has contributed 8 goals and 11 assists. Alba has also captained the national team in the absence of Sergio Busquets.
- La Liga: 2012-2013 , 2014-2015 , 2015-2016, 2017-2018 , 2018-2019
- Copa del Rey: 2014-2015 , 2015-2016 , 2016-2017 , 2017-2018 , 2020-2021
- Supercopa de Espana: 2013 , 2016 , 2018
- UEFA Champions League: 2014-2015
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2015
- UEFA European Championship: 2012
- FIFA Confederations Cup: runner up 2013
Jordi Alba | Interesting facts
- He was released from Barcelona in 2005 reasoning he was too small. However, Barcelona signed him in 2012.
- Alba was 19 years old when his first professional debut came.
- When it comes to trophies, Alba’s trophy cabinet is full. Winning every possible tournament he has played.