Alejandro Garnacho Biography, Early Life & Parents of Spanish Player

Garnacho in Manchester United's Jersey
Garnacho in Manchester United's Jersey( Source : mscfootball )

A famous, professional football player, Alejandro Granacho Ferreyra plays for Premier League club Manchester United as a winger. Being born to a Spanish father and Argentinian mother, he holds the nationality of two countries. 

At the age of 17 years, Granacho played at the youth level in Spain and then made his debut in Argentina. He has trained with the two most famous football players in history, Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

After his solo effort goal in the FA Youth Cup win over Everton, he gained immense attention. 

Alejandro Garnacho in Manchester United's Jersey.

Garnacho is seen as a potential football player for the future. He plays on the left-hand side of the attack in the Manchester United winger and has caught the eye of people worldwide through powerful skill and performance.  His current contract with Manchester United is up to June 2023.

Know more about the talented football player Garnacho:

Quick Facts:

Full Name Alejandro Garnacho Ferreyra
Profession Football Player
Nickname Alejandro
Date of Birth 1 July, 2004
Birth Place Madrid, Spain
Age 18 years (2022)
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Cancer
Nationality Spanish, Argentine
Height 180cm/5'9"
Weight 80kg
Relationship Single
Current team Manchester United
Position Left Winger
Jersey 49
Contract expries 2025
Net Worth $107,670
Social Media




Early Life, Parents, and Education

Alejandro was born in Madrid, Spain on July 1 to a Spanish father and Argentinian mother. He began his career in the youth ranks at Atletico and was signed by the Red Devils of the clubs that were interested in his spectacular performance.

He made his debut in October 2020 in the mini-Manchester derby as a substitute and shoot his first goal against Everton. His first professional contract with the club was signed in July 2021 which will end in 2025.

As for the information about his parents, he is known for keeping his family life private and has not disclosed any information about them. As for the siblings, there is no public information available at the moment.

Not much information about his educational background is available. It may be due to his football career and his skill as a player.

After Ronaldo helped United win over Norwich with a hattrick on 16 April 2022 and the match ball was handed over to Alejandro, he gained even more attention. In May 2022, He won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year.

United won for the first time on May 11, 2022, in the final of the FA Youth Cup against Nottingham Forest as Garnacho scored twice.

Club Career

Manchester United Academy from Atletico Madrid was joined by Garnacho in October 2020 and his first professional contract was signed in July 2021 by the club.

He was noticed after his solo effort goal win over Everton in the FA Youth Cup. On 28 April 2022, Garnacho made his first team debut in the 91st minute replacing Anthony Elanga after a 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

He swapped his shirt number from 75-49, for the very first time from the start of the 2022-23 Premier League.

International Career

When Garnacho was under-18, he made three appearances for Spain in 2021 and was called up to Argentina senior team on 7 March 2022 for their two World Cup qualifiers that mothe for being a part of an initial 44-man squad. 

He did not appear in any of the games but had moved up to the 33-man squad. At the 2022 Maurice Revello Tournament for the under-20 team, in four appearances, he scored four goals.


Even in his short career span, he has won:

  • Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year Award. : 2021-22
  • Revelation of the Tournament and Goal of the Tournament Awards at Maurice Revello tournament. : 2022

Personal Life

Alejandro has been a teenage sensation through his talent in football and amazing goal scorer, which even seems to make the football legends proud and see more potential in him. He is not married and is rumored to have dated Eva Garcia for some time now.

Net Worth

The net worth of Alejandro Garnacho is $107,670.

As a Manchester player, Garnacho earns about $1,800 per week and $98,000 annually. 

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