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Bio Alex Iwobi: Facts you didn’t know about him

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alex iwobi

The facts about Arsenal Star Alex Iwobi

It’s seems to be a lot of facts been left unknown to people about arsenal star Alexander Chuka Iwobi. Full name, father, mother sister, total goals, girlfriend, date of birth, family background and lifestyle.

We present to toy facts about Alex Iwobi

Facts you didn’t know about Alex Iwobi

1. His full name is Alexander Chuka Iwobi .
2. His Nick name is “Big 17”.
3. He was born on born 3 May 1996 (22 years old).
4. He was born in Lagos.
5. Alex Iwobi comes from a rich family background having his Dad as a Barrister.
6. He spent Most of his life in England.
7. He also have spent all in football career in Arsenal from age 8 when he first sign for Arsenal (2004).
8. He hold both both United Kingdom(UK) and Nigeria citizenship.
9. He is the nephew of former Nigerian professional footballer Jay-Jay Okocha.

alex and jay jay
alex and jay jay

10. The name of his father is Barrister Chuba Iwobi, a former footballer, who abandoned his low paying armature football career to study law in order to care for his family and assure a long term future for them.
11. He has a sister named is Marie Iwobi.

12. He began his career at Arsenal academy at 8 years old.

iwobi sign for arsenal at 8 years
iwobi sign for arsenal at 8 years

13. During his Youth days he received a letter from Arsenal threatening to release him if he doesn’t perform( he also had struggles in school performance) he later bounce back by winning a trophy for the academy same year.
14. Iwobi started as a youth international for England which won the Victory Shield of 2011(He played for England internationally at the U16, U17, U18 levels, but made his senior international debut with Nigeria).

alex while playing for england
alex while playing for england

15. He made his senior debut for the Super Eagles on 8 October 2015 after choosing Nigeria over England.
16. He made his Arsenal first team debut against West Bromwich Albion on 25 September 2013 in a League one clash.
17. He signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal in October 2015.
18. He made his Premier League against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.
19. He scored his first Premier League goal against Everton.

20. Alex Iwobi once dated UK based model Clarisse Juliette for 4 years but broke up after the model label him as a “Cheater”.

alex iwobi and ex girlfriend
alex iwobi and ex girlfriend

21.He understands Igbo, Yoruba, English and pidgin English but speaks only English and Pidgin English very well.
22.Alex Iwobi’s Favorite Food- Okra, Eba and Stew Fish.

23.He has 98 appearances 9 goals at Arsenal and 20 appearances 5 goals for Nigeria as career appearances and goal excluding youth days.

24. He scored his national goal 9 October 2016 for Nigeria in a 1–0 win over Zambia to secure the 25. Super Eagles a spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

26. He first represented Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
27. He has won four major trophies FA Cup: 2016–17, FA Community Shield: 2015, 2017,  and Victory Shield: 2011 while in the England U16 team.
28. In 2016 he won the CAF Young Player of the Year and he appears in the CAF team of the year as a substitute.

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