Alex Iwobi is an international Nigerian team professional player. He was born on 3 May 1996, now his age is 27 years old (as of 2023), and his birthplace Lagos, Nigeria. Iwobi has played in the Arsenal football club and Nigeria national football team.
And, his full name is Alexander Chuka Iwobi. You will get here footballer Iwobi biography, family, age, parents, uncle, mother, school name, salary, his girlfriend, and more.
Actually, his playing position is forward. In fact, he is an important footballer of the Arsenal team. His height is 5 feet 11 inches or 5’11”.
At present, Nigeria’s national team international World ranking is 47 number positions of the FIFA ranking. He is playing in the Arsenal team with a salary of £30,000 in a week.
Alex Iwobi height, biography, wife, salary, age, parents, and football career
Alex Iwobi Arsenal club and international career
Footballer Iwobi made his first-team debut for the Arsenal club on 27 October 2015. He joined the Arsenal club when he was still in primary school.
Basically, he made his Premier League debut four days later in a 3-0 victory against the Swansea City team. In a 5-1 defeat against Bayern Munich, he made his Champions League debut as an 85th-minute.
Besides, he started in the first team for the FA Cup 2015-16 3rd and 4th round wins against Sunderland and Burnley respectively. Later, he went on to score two goals in his first two Premier League starts in wins over Everton, and Watford.
FA Cup campaign of 2016-17, Iwobi went on to feature throughout Arsenal’s victorious. After, Arsenal team manager Arsene Wenger announced he would be leaving the club; Iwobi desired him as an “inspiration” and stated it was sad but exciting in May 2018.
He has played international team respectively in England Under-16 in 2011-12, then England under-17 in 2013, England Under-18 in 2013.
He won the Victory Shield of 2011, and he started as a youth international for the England team. On 8 October 2015, he made his senior debut for the Super Eagles, replacing Ahmed Musa in the 57th minute of a 2-0 friendly defeat to DR Congo in Vise, Belgium.
Footballer Iwobi pulled out of Nigeria’s squad for that month’s World Cup qualifiers due to injury in August 2017. He scored for Nigeria in a 1-0 victory over Zambia to secure the Super Eagles a spot in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia on 7 October 2017.
Afterward, he was named in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Iwobi honors and news
Footballer Iwobi has got the honor to play FA Cup: 2016-17, Victory Shield: 2011, and individually CAF Young Player of the year: 2016, CAF team of the year 2016.
In fact, all sports were off for the Covid-10 pandemic from February-20 to July-20 but, after July-20 started all club sports were successful.
After the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, he said he was looking forward to returning to club football with Arsenal, In July 2019.
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