Thiago Alcántara

Thiago Alcántara
File:Thiago Alcântara Spain U21.jpg
Personal information
Full name Thiago Alcántara do Nascimento
Date of birth (1991-04-11) 11 April 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth San Pietro Vernotico, Italy
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 11
Youth career
1995–1996 Flamengo
1996–2001 Ureca
2001–2005 Flamengo
2005–2007 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Barcelona B 59 (3)
2009– Barcelona 14 (3)
National team
2007 Spain U16 1 (0)
2007–2008 Spain U17 8 (5)
2009 Spain U18 1 (1)
2009–2010 Spain U19 11 (4)
2010– Spain U21 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 April 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 June 2011
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Thiago Alcántara do Nascimento (born 11 April 1991 in Bari, Italy) is an Italian-born Spanish footballer, that currently plays for FC Barcelona. He also made the most goals in the Audi Cup 2011, making all two winning goals against Bayern Munich, and a goal against Internacional.


His dad is former Brazilian player Mazinho, his mom was a former volleyball player, and his younger brother plays for FC Barcelona B.