Julian Alvarez had an on-pitch quarrel with the Netherlands’ Frenkie de Jong during their quarterfinal match between Argetina and Netherlands. Alvarez has been impressive under Pep Guardiola in Manchester City despite being overshadowed to some extent by the towering presence of Erling Haaland, but he is now proving his mettle on the grandest stage of them all.

Net worth

Soccersouls reports that Alvarez’s net worth is roughly $2 million. He has signed a six-year contract with Man City for £15,600,000.

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Alvarez is currently dating Maria Emilia Ferrero. She is a physical education teacher and member of the Athletic Club Barrio Parque.


Alvarez’s parents are Mariana and Gustavo Alvarez. He has two brothers.


The Argentina no. 9’s nickname is La Araña, which translates into The Spider.

Height and age

The 22-year-old forward is 1.7m or 5 ft 7 inches tall. He was born on January 31, 2000.

Alvarez joined Athletico Calchin as a 14-year-old, and moved to River Plate, one of Argentina’s biggest clubs, by the time he was 16. He spent two years in River Plate’s youth team, following which he was promoted to the senior team. The diminutive striker managed to score 34 goals in 74 appearances for the Buenos Aires side.

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His exploits in his native country managed to impress Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, who signed him during the 2022 January transfer window. He has played a total of 12 matches for Manchester City thus far, scoring thrice in the process.

Argentina will now face Australia in the round of 16 while Poland will clash against France. Lionel Messi stayed on the pitch for the entirety of the match, but failed to find the back of the net despite earning a penalty for himself.