The 17-year-old Argentine Wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho has wowed the football fans with his excellent skills.
The Manchester United under 18 star has made his early mark in the game through his mind-blowing performance that led his team to the FA Cup finals.
The Uprising star Alejandro Garnacho
Garnacho was born on 1 July 2004 in Madrid, Spain. The wonderkid started his football career at a very young age.
He was featured in Atletico Madrid’s youth academy as an 11-year-old in 2015. He then spent 5 years at the youth academy and soon rose as one of Atletico’s brightest talents.
Due to his immense talent and technical ability for the game, he soon gained interest from other major clubs. Spain’s coaching staff furthered him labeled as the ‘Jewel.’
Alejandro Garnacho and Manchester Untited
In October 2020, Manchester United signed the young star for £419,000, beating Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in the bid.
Garnacho made his debut for the Reds as a substitute in the mini-Manchester derby in October 2020. He registered his first goal for the club against Everton.
Since then, the wonder kid has been unstoppable in front of the goal, recording an impressive seventeen goals and eight assists across all competition.
Garnacho excelled, especially in the Under-18s’ FA Youth Cup run. The Madrid-born Argentine winger scored twice in the quarter-final against Leicester City.
He also played a vital role in helping Manchester United’s Under-19 to the UEFA Youth League last-16.
Alejandro and his dual nationality
Alejandro is eligible to play for both Spain, his birth country, and Argentina, the country of his mother’s birth.
The wonder kid Alejandro Garnacho has previously represented Spain in various youth leagues. He recently got called up to Argentina’s preliminary squad for their FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Ecuador.
So evidently, Garnacho has represented both the national teams across various competitions.
Possibility of playing alongside two of the greatest players in world football.
Garnacho has lived the dream of most football fans by training alongside the seven-time Ballon D’or winner Lionel Messi.
He got the opportunity to train with Messi after being called up for the world cup qualifiers for his scintillating season with the Reds.
Garnacho is still in his teenage days and is rapidly improving his game. There is no doubt of him soon being called up for Manchester United’s A team.
There he will get the chance of training with his idol and five-time Ballon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.