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Top facts about Alex Collado

Fri 13 August 2021 | 6:30

A look at the Top facts about Alex Collado including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

Alex Collado is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona reserve and senior team. Born in 1999 at Sabadell, Spain, Collado started his youth career in 2004 at Mercantil academy. In 2006 he joined the Espanyol academy before joining Barcelona's famous academy, La Masia three years later.

Collado has stayed at Barcelona's academy for the past 12 years. In 2018 he became a member of Barca B and also made his professional debut for Barcelona's senior team. He is currently at the summer preparation camp with the senior team and is keen to show his worth to Barcelona's manager, Ronald Koeman.

 Collado is a gifted and versatile midfield whose performances have caught the eyes of many scouts in the past three seasons. Collado's first career breakthrough came In 2017 when he was promoted to Barca B. His first season at Barcelona's reserve team was a big success as they won the Uefa Chaampions League by beating Chelsea in the final.

His fine performances earned him a call up to the senior team in 2018. But despite his potentials, Collado did not find enough playing time in the following two seasons and had to play most of the season with Barcelona B. He has been the captain of Barca B team since 2020.

Collado has been a member of Spain U19 youth side and has played one game for the team. At 22 years of age,

Alex Collado

has established himself as a promising talents in Europe. By the time of writing this article, He has registered 22 goals and 12 assists in 105 matches during his club career. Now let's have a look at the top

facts about Alex Collado

.

Top facts about Alex Collado you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about Alex Collado. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name

    : Alex Collado Gutierrez

  • Date and Place of Birth

    : 22 April 1999 / Sabadell, Spain

  • Height & Weight:

    1.77 m (5 ft.10) /73 kg

  • Family Members:

    Not Known

  • Marital Status

    : in a relationship

  • Girlfriend

    : Ada Assens

  • Children

    :  None

  • Current team

    : FC Barcelona

  • Jersey Number

    : 10 at Barcelona B and 17 at FC Barcelona

  • Zodiac Sign:

    Taurus

Alex Collado Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Alex Collado is about his birthday.

Alex Collado's Birthday

is at 22th day of April 1999. Alex Collado nationality is Spanish. Collado was born in Sabadell, Spain.

Alex Collado zodiac sign is Taurus. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 22th of April are:

Footballers: Kaka, David Luiz, James McClean, Jasper Cillessen and John Obi Mikel/ Actors and Actresses: Amber Heard, Estelle Harris and Jack Nicholson

Alex Collado Childhood story and amateur career

At this part we will look at the top facts about

Alex Collado Childhood

story as well as the family and the background he grew up in.

Alex Collado was born into a football loving family. His parents encouraged Alex to pursue a career at football by enrolling him into the local academy for kids, Mercantil when he was 5 years old. Two years later he moved to Espanyol's famous academy and stayed there for the next three years before joining La Masia in 2009.

His arrival at Barca's academy coincided the time Barcelona was at the top of the football world as Pep Guardiola side won a total of 14 titles out of the possible 18 between 2008 till 2012. Collado was fascinated by the amazing atmosphere of the city during that time and fell in love with the club.

In 2014 fall, while playing at Cadet A the team reached the final of ETO cup losing to SL Benfica 4-1. Alex Collado was one of the top scorers in the tournament for the Barcelona youth team, scoring 2 goals. Collado's talent was so obvious that he rose through the ranks with ease and earned himself a place in the

Barcelona B

team at 2017.

Collado made his debut for Barcelona B in the Segunda Division on 17 March 2018. He was in the starting line-up in a 1–1 away draw against Lorca FC. His first goal for Barca B was scored on 15 December 2018, the last-minute winner in a 2–1 home win against Lleida Esportiu.

Collado took the stage in Juvenil A, becoming the top scorer in the youth team with 13 league goals, also scoring on 4 occasions in the Youth League. The rest of his first season with Barca B went as dreamy as the team won the Uefa Youth Champions League by beating Chelsea by three goals to nil in the final.

Collado made his first team debut for

Barcelona

, as a starter, on 4 May 2019 in a 2–0 away loss to Celta Vigo in La Liga. Ahead of the 2020–21 season, Collado was named the new captain of Barca B following the long term injury of former captain Ferran Sarsanedas.

During the 2021-22 summer tour, Collado was called up to join Barcelona's senior squad, which should finally mark the beginning of his professional career. By the time of writing this article, he has played two friendly games, against Nastic and Girona and has scored 2 goals. 

His fine performances and amazing abilities has attracted the attention of Many big European clubs including Club Brugge and Standard Liege. Collado was on the verge of signing for Club Brugge, given the fact that with Messi in Barcelona, his playing time could be very limited. However, It all changed with the sudden departure of Lionel Messi and Collado eventually decided to stay and fight for his place. He is expected to compete with another newcomer, Yusuf Demir for the right-wing position.

Alex Collado wife, Relationships and Marital Status

Judging from his social media accounts,

Alex Collado's girlfriend

is Ada Assens. She is a rising Spanish model who works for various brands. The two has shared some photos of each other on their Instagram accounts. Ada Assens lives in Barcelona. Her Instagram account,

@adaassens

has around 36k followers. It is expected that we hear more about their relationship soon as Collado is promoted to Barcelona's senior team and will be more in the spotlight. Any new information about Alex Collado love life will be published here at SportMob.

Alex Collado Playing style

Collado is an extremely versatile. He can play on the right-wing or in the midfield. He is also a brilliant dribbler. His first touch and dribbling skills allow him to guide effortlessly through players. Collado is also very good at set-pieces especially putting a cross in from the wings.

Collado is also very talented at set-pieces. In the

UEFA Youth League

, this was prominent as his excellent set-piece ability would regularly bail the team out when in trouble. Collado’s shooting ability is also very impressive. Moreover, He boasts an impressive passing range as well.

Whenever Collado plays in midfield his main responsibility is to connect the midfield and attack. Thanks to his creativity, vision and incredible passing ability it defines him as an outstanding playmaker. Collado contributes to attack massively, while not afraid to trace back to help out the team in the defence. His golden left-footed, with which Collado cut inside and shot, makes him a dangerous winger with a fantastic instinct for a goal.

At 22 years of age, Collado is seen as a promising youngster and he hopes to make it big with Olympique Marseille in his first full season at the professional level. Trincao’s loan to Wolves is a good opportunity for Collado to find more minutes at Barcelona's senior team. Trincao played in 42 games last season and it is up to Collado now to show his worth to the famous Dutch manager.

Alex Collado Transfermarket stats

According to

Alex Collado Transfermarket

stats, he has played a total of 105 games for three of Barcelona sides. (Barcelona B, Barcelona UEFA U19 and Barcelona). He has scored 22 goals and has provided 12 assists for his team mates. Collado finished his career spell at Barcelona B with 18 goals and 11 assist in 63 games. He also registered a total of 4 goals and 1 assist in 20 games for Barcelona UEFA U19. His has played four games for Barcelona senior team in the past three seasons, registering 2 goals.  

Collado is an extremely versatile midfield. During his career, Alex Collado has played at 6 different positions in the middle of the pitch. He has played 47 games as a Central midfielder, 37 games as a right winger, 12 games as a left-winger, 5 games as an attacking midfield and 2 games as a right midfield.

On the international level Alex Collado Transfermarket stats that he has played one game for Spain U19 team.

Collado is currently under contract with FC Barcelona until the end of June 2023. MSSports Company is his agent.

Alex Collado market Value

is at 5 million Euros. He has an estimated net worth of 3 million Dollars in 2021, including all of his properties and earnings. Alex Collado salary in 2021 is not yet announced as he waits to see if he finally becomes a full-time member for the senior side.

Some Short top facts about Alex Collado

  • Alex Collado Height

    is 1.77 meters. Alex Collado weight is 70kg. Alex Collado main position is the right winger. Although he has also played at six different positions in the middle of the pitch.

  • Like many other football stars, Alex Collado is passionate about playing video games, especially the FIFA game. Alex Collado rating in FIFA 21 is 68 (his overall rating) with a potential of 89. He has got a 3-star skill moves rating.

  • Alex Collado religion

    is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth. It is not known whether he is a devoted religious person or not.

  • Alex Collado's favorite pets are dogs. He has three dogs (Malcum, Beicon and Mus). He has shared many pictures of himself with them on his social media accounts. He is so in love with animals that he once said that if he had not become a footballer, he would pursue a career as a vet.

  • Collado's favorite course at school was physical educations.

  • Collado's favorite music track is Stromae- Alors an danse.

  • Alex Collado is sponsored by Adidas.

Alex Collado is active in social media. Alex Collado Instagram account, ‌

@alexcollado_

has around 680k followers.

The most interesting facts about

Alex Collado tattoos

is that his left arm is covered with a big tattoo.

Alex Collado Quotes

One of the most amusing parts of

SportMob

's article on top

facts about Alex Collado

is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

On his objectives at Barcelona:

I am going to work to the maximum to have minutes in the first team. I will not return to Barca B. The intention is to continue working and stay at Barca. Nothing can be ruled out, but the intention is to be in the first team.

On his first pre-season with Barcelona senior team:

The team is very psyched, working hard. The first days are hard to get physical. The preparation stage is important, especially in the physical aspect, these games are important for us. The match is a test match, we are happy with the victory and the performance we gave.

Alex Collado records and achievements

We round up our article on the top facts about Alex Collado with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Barcelona B team:

UEFA Youth League (2017-18)

With FC Barcelona:

La Liga (2018-19)

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