Alejandro Balde is a Spanish footballer currently playing for the LaLiga side FC Barcelona. He plays as a left-back.
The player joined FC Barcelona at the age of eight in 2011. Prior to that, he had an impressive stint at youth teams of Sant Gabriel and RCD Espanyol.
Balde had an impressive start during the pre-season of summer 2021 but sat on the bench during the LaLiga campaign.
However, he got an opportunity to make his first team debut in the Champions League group stage match against Bayern Munich on 14 September 2021. Likewise, he made his LaLiga debut for the team against Granada on 20 September 2021.
Internationally, he has represented Spain at U16, U17, U18, and U19 levels.
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Alejandro Balde Parents, Family & Ethnicity
Balde was born to parents of mixed heritages on 18 October 2003 in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat.
Alejandro has an older brother named Edy. (Picture: Instagram)
Alejandro belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father Saliu Balde is Guinea-Bissauan and his mother is Dominican.
The athlete’s older brother Edy Balde helped him much to pursue a career in football. Edy played for local side Sant Marti Cond at a young age.
Alejandro Balde Wiki & Height
Alejandro stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters). He was a racer while at school and always used to come first in the racing competitions.
The 18-year-old is known for his skill and strength which makes him fast. Apart from the defense, he can also support the attack.
Alejandro Balde Salary: How Much Does He Earn?
Balde earns an outstanding salary, playing for Barcelona. As per the sources, his wage is €3,077.
In July 2021, he signed a contract extension with Barcelona until 2024 with a release clause of 500 million euros.