Jordi Alba

Born: March 21, 1989 (age 27)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: L'Hospitalet, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Left-back
Team: Barcelona (no. 18)
Jordi Alba for Barcelona on December 7, 2014
Career History
Youth1998-2005Barcelona
Senior2009-2012Valencia
2012-Barcelona
International2013-Spain
Sports Mole has 401 articles about Jordi Alba. Articles 1 to 40:
FC Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (R) celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Deportivo de La Coruna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on December 12, 2015
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga
Barcelona return to the top of the La Liga table with just two games to play following a 2-0 win at Real Betis on Saturday night.
21:20
Gerard Pique looks downbeat during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Valencia on April 17, 2016
Result: Barcelona fall to third successive league defeat
Barcelona lose 2-1 at home to Valencia - their third league defeat on the spin - to see their lead at the top of La Liga completely slashed.
Apr 17, 21:22
Antoine Griezmann celebrates in the air after scoring the opener during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid knock out Barcelona in quarter-finals of Champions League
Atletico Madrid beat the holders Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final to make the semi-finals of the European competition.
Apr 13, 21:37
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring again during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Team News: Luis Suarez among five Barcelona changes at Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez is one of five new faces in Barcelona's starting lineup for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Atletico Madrid.
Apr 13, 18:36
Fernando Torres sees red during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 12, 15:45
'That man' Luis Suarez celebrates his equaliser during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez double downs ten-man Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez scores twice at Camp Nou as Barcelona come from behind to beat 10-man Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 5, 21:39
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits winner as Real Madrid beat Barcelona at Camp Nou
Cristiano Ronaldo struck an 85th-minute winner for Real Madrid as the capital giants came from behind to beat Barcelona 2-1 in Saturday's El Clasico at Camp Nou.
Apr 2, 21:26
Barcelona players celebrate Getafe's own goal during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Getafe on March 12, 2016
Result: Barcelona hit Getafe for six at Camp Nou
Barcelona thump Getafe 6-0 at Camp Nou to move 11 points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table.
Mar 12, 16:50
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard 'ereccion' Pique during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Getafe
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between league leaders Barcelona and struggling Getafe at Camp Nou.
Mar 10, 16:56
Lionel Messi celebrates with Munir El Haddadi during the La Liga game between Eibar and Barcelona on March 6, 2016
Result: Barcelona crush Eibar as unbeaten run continues
Barcelona beat Eibar 4-0 to stretch their unbeaten run in all competitions to 36 matches and move 11 points clear at the top of the La Liga table.
Mar 6, 16:50
Neymar of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's third goalduring the UEFA Champions League Group E match between FC Barcelona and FC BATE Borisov at the Camp Nou on November 4, 2015
Team News: Suspended Neymar misses out for Barcelona
Barcelona make the trip to Eibar without Brazilian attacker Neymar, who is serving a one-match suspension.
Mar 6, 14:19
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard 'ereccion' Pique during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Preview: Eibar vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Eibar and Barcelona in the Basque Country.
Mar 4, 16:58
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard 'ereccion' Pique during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Result: Barcelona set new 35-game unbeaten Spanish record
Barcelona set a new Spanish record as they make it 35 games unbeaten in all competitions with a 5-1 victory over nine-man Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Thursday night.
Mar 3, 21:48
Luis Suarez celebrates with Neymar during the La Liga game between Las Palmas and Barcelona on February 20, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Las Palmas to extend La Liga lead
Barcelona move nine points clear at the top of the La Liga table with a 2-1 victory at Las Palmas.
Feb 20, 16:56
Lionel Messi celebrates with his teammates Neymar and Dani Alves after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Celta Vigo on February 14, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez hits hat-trick in Barcelona win
Barcelona re-establish a three-point lead at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 6-1 win over Celta Vigo at Camp Nou.
Feb 14, 21:23
Luis Suarez celebrates during the La Liga match between Levante and Barcelona on February 07, 2016
Result: Barcelona overcome impressive Levante
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 2-0 win over an impressive Levante side in Valencia.
Feb 7, 12:50
 Luis Suarez celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on January 30
Result: Barcelona beat nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 2-1 win over nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 30, 16:52
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (L) and Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (R) celebrate after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Getafe at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Apr
Lionel Messi back, Neymar out for Barcelona
Lionel Messi returns to the Barcelona squad for Saturday's La Liga clash against Malaga, but Neymar will miss the match with a hamstring problem.
Jan 22, 19:13
Barcelona's Munir El Haddadi shoots to score a goal next to Espanyol's French defender Michael Ciani on January 13, 2016
Result: Holders Barcelona book last-eight spot in Copa del Rey
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after securing a 6-1 aggregate win over Catalan rivals Espanyol in their last-16 clash.
Jan 13, 21:52
Barcelona players celebrate during the game with Granada on January 9, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick in comfortable Barcelona win
Barcelona return to the top of the La Liga table with a 4-0 win over Granada in Saturday afternoon's clash at Camp Nou.
Jan 9, 16:53
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the winner for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on September 12, 2015
Team News: Lionel Messi to make 500th Barcelona appearance against Real Betis
Lionel Messi will make his 500th Barcelona appearance after being named in the starting lineup for Wednesday's La Liga match against Real Betis.
Dec 30, 18:49
Neymar of FC Barcelona scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF at Camp Nou on December 14, 2013
On this day: Neymar brace sinks Villarreal at Camp Nou
Two years ago today, Neymar scored both goals as Barcelona recorded a 2-1 victory over Villarreal at Camp Nou.
Dec 14, 06:00
Neymar celebrates levelling things up for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on September 12, 2015
Team News: Neymar out for Barcelona against Deportivo
Neymar misses out on a place in the Barcelona squad against Deportivo La Coruna after picking up a leg injury in training earlier this week.
Dec 12, 14:09
Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert vies with Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic during the Group E, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany on December 9, 2015.
Result: Barcelona draw to knock Bayer Leverkusen out
Barcelona hold Bayer Leverkusen to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League clash to consign the German outfit to Europa League football in the New Year.
Dec 9, 21:38
Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert vies with Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic during the Group E, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany on December 9, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Javier Hernandez cancels out Lionel Messi opener
A Javier Hernandez equaliser cancels out Lionel Messi's opener to ensure that the scores are level between Bayer Leverkusen and Barcelona at the break.
Dec 9, 20:37
Thomas Vermaelen in action for Barcelona B on September 24, 2014
Team News: Barcelona make eight changes for Bayer Leverkusen clash
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique makes eight changes for his side's Champions League match with Bayer Leverkusen, as former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen starts.
Dec 9, 18:52
Neymar (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates Luis Suarez (L) and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelonaa after scoring his team's third goal of FC Barcelonaduring the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on November
Team News: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar all start for Barcelona
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all start for Barcelona as new Valencia head coach Gary Neville watches from the stands.
Dec 5, 18:36
Paco Alcacer celebrates scoring for Valencia against Gijon on September 12, 2015
Preview: Valencia vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews the La Liga match between Valencia and league leaders Barcelona at the Mestalla.
Dec 4, 17:17
Neymar (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates Luis Suarez (L) and Lionel Messi of FC Barcelonaa after scoring his team's third goal of FC Barcelonaduring the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad de Futbol at Camp Nou on November
Match Analysis: Barcelona 4-0 Real Sociedad
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona record a 4-0 win over Real Sociedad in La Liga.
Nov 28, 20:00
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Team News: Andres Iniesta, Javier Mascherano return for Barcelona
Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano come back into Barcelona's starting lineup after missing the win over Roma in the Champions League.
Nov 28, 14:22
Denis Cheryshev of Villarreal is tackled by Sergio Busquets of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona at El Madrigal stadium on August 31, 2014
Team News: Widespread changes for Barcelona, Villarreal
Barcelona and Villarreal make five and seven changes respectively ahead of Sunday's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Nov 8, 14:16
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Team News: Barcelona make five changes for BATE Borisov, Andreas Iniesta returns
Champions League holders Barcelona make six changes for their clash with BATE Borisov, as Andreas Iniesta makes his first start after recovering from a hamstring injury.
Nov 4, 19:02
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior gestures during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs UD Las Palmas at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 26, 2015
Barcelona players apologise after Halloween prank at Getafe goes wrong
Barcelona's first-team players issue an apology after some members interrupted a Getafe press conference in a Halloween prank gone wrong.
Nov 2, 08:17
Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves (L) vies with Getafe's midfielder Victor Rodriguez during the Spanish league football match Getafe CF vs FC Barcelona at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe on October 31, 2015.
Match Analysis: Getafe 0-2 Barcelona
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona record a 2-0 win at Getafe to move joint-top of La Liga alongside Real Madrid.
Oct 31, 22:06
Neymar JR. (R) of FC Barcelona celebrates scoring their second goal with teammate during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and FC Barcelona at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on October 31, 2015 in Getafe, Spain.
Result: Luis Suarez, Neymar move Barcelona level with Real Madrid
Goals from Luis Suarez and Neymar secure a 2-0 win over Getafe as Barcelona move level on points with La Liga leaders Real Madrid.
Oct 31, 21:20
Sandro Ramirez of FC Barcelona in action during the pre-season friendly match between FC Barcelona and SSC Napoli on August 6, 2014
Luis Enrique names youthful squad for Copa del Rey opener
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique leaves the likes of Luis Suarez and Neymar out of his travelling squad for Wednesday's Copa del Rey opener against Villanovense.
Oct 27, 13:11
Marc Bartra for Barcelona on October 21, 2014
Marc Bartra content with Barcelona display
Barcelona centre-back Marc Bartra claims that his team "could have had more control" against BATE Borisov on Tuesday, but was pleased with the 2-0 European win.
Oct 21, 17:56
Spain's defender Jordi Alba (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Spain vs Slovakia at the Carlos Tartiere stadium in Oviedo on September 5, 2015.
Match Analysis: Spain 4-0 Luxembourg
Sports Mole dissects the action as Spain book their spot at Euro 2016 with a 4-0 victory over Luxembourg in their Group C qualifier.
Oct 9, 22:16
Spain's defender Jordi Alba (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Spain vs Slovakia at the Carlos Tartiere stadium in Oviedo on September 5, 2015.
Result: Spain cruise to qualification
Paco Alcacer and Santi Cazorla both score twice as Spain beat Luxembourg 4-0 to qualify for Euro 2016.
Oct 9, 21:36
Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Half-Time Report: Spain clinch lead against Luxembourg
David Silva and Alvaro Morata are both forced off with injuries before Santi Cazorla hands Spain a 1-0 half-time lead over Luxembourg.
Oct 9, 20:34
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona362745104297585
2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal351710842311161
5Celta Vigo35169104955-657
6Athletic Bilbao351671253431055
7Sevilla351410114942752
8Valencia351111134442244
9Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
10Malaga351012133132-142
11EibarEibar36119164656-1042
12Real Sociedad36119164247-542
13Real Betis361011153150-1941
14Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo35718104357-1439
15Espanyol35107183567-3237
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
19Getafe3588193364-3132
20Levante3578203363-3029