Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is a midfielder for the Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team. He is an English professional football player. Prior to joining the club’s senior team, he spent his whole youth career at the Southampton Academy. In 36 appearances for the senior team in one season, he scored nine goals. After that, he was signed by Arsenal, where he played for them for six seasons of his senior club career, making 198 games and contributing 20 goals and many assists. Additionally, he played a key role in both of Arsenal’s FA Cup victories. He recently moved to Liverpool, and in his first 28 appearances there, he has three goals. He competed for England at both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the UEFA Euro 2012 competitions. The second-youngest player to ever play for England in the European Championships, he is now.

Early Childhood & Life

Mark Alexander In Portsmouth, England, on August 15, 1993, former England player Mark Chamberlain and Wendy Oxlade welcomed a son named David Oxlade-Chamberlain. His younger brother, Christian, plays football for Portsmouth, and his uncle Neville Chamberlain was also a professional football player.

League Career of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

On March 2, 2010, a 5-0 victory over Huddersfield Town marked Alex Oxlade-first-team Chamberlain’s debut for the team. He had been attending the Southampton Academy since he was seven years old. He became the second-youngest player in Saints history, after Theo Walcott, to play for the team at the age of 16 years and 199 days.

He replaced Jason Puncheon in the 82nd minute of the season finale against Southend United on March 8, 2010. In the first round of the League Cup on August 10, 2010, he made his first competitive start against Bournemouth and scored his first goal as a senior in a 2-0 victory.

On August 20, 2010, the day after turning 17, he signed his first professional contract. On September 4, 2010, he made his debut in the league against Rochdale, losing 2-0. He scored the game-winning goal against Oldham Athletic on October 23, 2010, and then on November 2, 2010, he added two more goals and an assist against Dagenham & Redbridge.

He was named to the “PFA League One Team of the Year” and assisted his team in reaching the EFL Championship with nine goals during the 2010–11 campaign. His father then suggested that he join Arsenal to continue developing, and on August 8, 2011, he signed a contract with the Premier League team for an estimated £15 million.

After making his Premier League debut on August 28, 2011, as a 62nd-minute replacement in an 8-2 loss to Manchester United, he became the 150th player to represent Arsenal. On September 20, 2011, he scored his first goal for the team in a League Cup game against Shrewsbury Town using a 25-yard free kick.

He became the youngest Englishman to score in the Champions League on September 28, 2011, when he made his UEFA Champions League debut against the Greek team Olympiacos. He scored the game’s first goal eight minutes into play. On January 22, 2012, he made his Premier League debut against Manchester United and provided an assist, but the game ended in a 2-1 loss due to his 78th-minute substitution.
On February 4, 2012, he scored his first two Premier League goals in a 7-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers at home. He concluded the year as the PFA Young Player of the Year nominee who was the youngest player.

His lone Premier League goal came in a 7-3 victory over Newcastle United, and his lone League Cup goal came from 25 yards out in a 6-1 victory against Coventry City. He committed to Arsenal for the long term in December 2012.

He started the 2013–14 campaign by contributing to the game’s lone goal in a 3–1 loss to Aston Villa, but he then suffered an injury that forced him to miss several months of action. He was nominated for the 2013 Golden Boy Award despite this, and on his return, he scored both goals as Arsenal defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 on February 2, 2014.

In the 2014–15 campaign, he scored against Tottenham, RSC Anderlecht, and Monaco in addition to helping Arsenal defeat Manchester City by a score of 3-0 to win the FA Community Shield. After getting hurt during their FA Cup victory against Manchester United, he missed many weeks of action until making a cameo appearance in the “2015 FA Cup Final” against Aston Villa.

The following season, he scored twice against Bournemouth, including his first away goal for Arsenal in a league game. He also scored the lone goal against Chelsea in the Community Shield match. A second injury during a training session in May made his bad knee injury from their Champions League encounter against Barcelona on February 23, 2016, much worse, and he was forced to miss the rest of the season.

During the 2016–17 season, he had a number of goals and numerous assists, including the second goal in a 3–4 loss to Liverpool and another against West Ham United. He assisted in the equalizer in the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City, earning him the “Man of the Match” award, and he scored three goals in the EFL Cup to help Arsenal advance to the quarterfinals.
On August 31, 2017, he committed to a five-year, £35 million deal with Liverpool. On September 9, 2017, he made his debut for the team as a substitute during a 5-0 loss to Manchester City. His first goal for Liverpool came in a 7-0 victory against Maribor in the Champions League, while his first league goal came in a 4-1 triumph over West Ham.

Worldwide Career of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

On November 16, 2010, England’s Under-18 team called Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to the lineup for the 3-0 victory over Poland. For a friendly match against Italy on February 8, 2011, he was elevated to the England under-21 team, where he helped the side secure a playoff position for the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

He was chosen for the 23-man senior England team for the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament. Before making his big international tournament debut against France in the first game, he featured in two warm-up games against Norway and Belgium. He scored two goals against San Marino in the home and away games of the World Cup 2014 qualifiers, and then another goal against Brazil in June 2013.

Recognition & Achievements

The UEFA Champions League’s youngest English goal scorer in history is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. After Wayne Rooney, he was the second-youngest player to ever play for England in the European Championships.

Personal Legacy & Life

It was originally announced in a post by Perrie Edwards from the girl group Little Mix in January 2017 that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and the singer are dating. In the past, Perrie Edwards was engaged to Zayn Malik, a former member of One Direction.

Estimated net worth

The estimated net worth of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is about $10 million.

Trivia

Due to the lack of football at his school, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who received a sports scholarship to attend St. John’s College in Portsmouth, was forced to play rugby and cricket. Due to issues with his Southampton contract, he turned off trials as a wicketkeeper-batsman with Hampshire and for rugby at London Irish.