Alex Iwobi Net Worth (Forbes) 2019

 Alex Iwobi net worth

This is the net worth and profile of fast-rising Alex Iwobi, a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the Nigeria national team with an estimated net worth of $10 million in 2019.

Sportstalk Nigeria reveals that Alex Iwobi was born as Alexander Chuka Iwobi on May 3, 1996, in Lagos, Nigeria before moving to England at the age of four, following a brief stay in Turkey. He is the nephew of former professional footballer Jay-Jay Okocha. He grew up in Newham.

He is "best mates" with former Arsenal teammate Tyrell Robinson.

Iwobi joined Arsenal while still at primary school, in 2004, and was nearly released by the club at the age of 14 and again at the age of 16.

He was first involved in a first-team match as an unused substitute in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion on 25 September 2013. He signed a long-term contract with Arsenal in October 2015.

On 27 October 2015, Iwobi made his first-team debut for the club, starting in a 3–0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday in the Round of 16 of the League Cup. He made his Premier League debut four days later in a 3–0 win against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium, as a stoppage time substitute for Mesut Özil.

 Iwobi made his Champions League debut as an 85th-minute substitute in a 5–1 defeat against Bayern Munich. Iwobi started in the first team for the 2015–16 FA Cup 3rd and 4th round home wins against Sunderland and Burnley respectively.

After getting a first Champions League start in a 3–1 away defeat to Barcelona,Iwobi went on to score two goals in his first two Premier League starts in wins against Everton, and Watford, respectively.

In the following season, Iwobi changed his squad number from 45 to 17. This was due to Chilean forward Alexis Sánchez taking up the newly vacated number 7 from the departing Tomáš Rosický.
 Alex Iwobi has represented his national team, Nigeria at World Cup Qualification and International Friendlies. He was also a member of Nigeria's 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018. The team was knocked out from the group stage.
For the nation, he has scored 5 goals in 21 caps.

In 2018, Super Eagles’ forward, Alex Iwobi had seen his salary doubled by new Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, who has assured the 22-year-old that he has a future at the Emirates.

Alex Iwobi is currently single, however, he was previously in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Clarisse Juliette, UK based model. The couple started dating back in 2013, however, they couldn’t continue their relationship and separated after four years.

Here is the Biography of Nigerian Star Alex Iwobi below:

Date of Birth: May 3, 1996

Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Age:   22 years

Height:  1.83 m

Nationality:   Nigerian, English, British

Position:        Forward, Left Winger

Foot: right   

Current club: Arsenal FC

Joined: Jul 1, 2015

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Contract option:  Option for a further year

Date of last contract extension: Aug 3, 2018

Outfitter:  Nike

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