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Jordi Alba

26-Year-Old Defender     Barcelona  La Liga      Full Name: Jordi Alba Ramos


Birthdate:  March 21, 1989    Birthplace:  L'Hospitalet    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  5' 5"    
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August 23, 2015    Jordi Alba News

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Alba took a beautiful pass from Ivan Rakitic and crossed it into the box for Luis Suarez to volley home the only goal of the game in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Athletic Club on Sunday.

Alba continues to be a fine attacking defender, though he's always much more likely to get an assist than a goal. The Barcelona defense is always solid, so Alba could be in line for a fine clean-sheet record this season in addition to any assists.

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March 28, 2015

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Alba will be sidelined for 10 days after picking up a hamstring injury during Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Ukraine.

Given the timing, Alba is a serious doubt to face Celta Vigo next Sunday, but may return April 8 against Almeria.

February 24, 2015

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Alba picked up an assist on one of Luis Suarez's two goals during Barcelona's 2-1 Champions League win at Manchester City on Tuesday.

Alba tied Dani Alves for the team lead with four crosses, while finishing with two key passes, including the assist. He remains a solid contributor, as the assist Tuesday was his fifth of the season.

September 14, 2014

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Alba now has three clean sheets in three La Liga matches this season following Saturday's 2-0 victory of Athletic Club.

Barcelona have been extremely stingy to start the season and Alba is locked into a backline role, which allows him to benefit from the team shutout. He has taken just one shot in league play, but he's not expected to be heavily involved on the attack anyway.

June 13, 2014

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Alba, who is dealing with blisters on his feet and a toothache, will be fit to face Netherlands on Friday in Spain's opening match of the World Cup, Sky Sports reports.

The issues were never considered serious and Alba will likely resume his regular role with the Spain squad against a strong Dutch attack headlined by Robin van Persie.

October 11, 2013

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Alba, who was almost fully recovered from a thigh injury, has sustained a new injury to his hamstring during training and is expected to miss the next six weeks, ESPN FC reports.

Alba was set to return to the pitch for Barca's upcoming La Liga match against Osasuna on October 19 but now it appears he'll be out until December. It's a big blow, although Barca have enough talent to ride it out until he's fully healthy.

October 8, 2013

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Alba (thigh) could return to action after the international break when Barcelona face Osasuna on October 19, ESPN FC reports.

Alba has not played since going down with his injury back on September 14 against Sevilla. He two appearances prior to that one, failing to score a goal or record an assist, although he did get one clean sheet on the books.

September 15, 2013

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Alba has picked up a thigh injury in Barcelona's match on Saturday after a collision with Sevilla player Vitolo in the 14th minute.

The full extent of the injury is unclear at this time but more tests are to be undertaken this Sunday. Alba was substituted off for Adriano who looks likely to be his first-team replacement during his spell on the sidelines.