Thiago Alcantara

Born: April 11, 1991 (age 25)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: San Pietro Vernotico, Italy
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Centre-midfield
Spain's Thiago celebrates winning the u21 Euro Champs on June 18, 2013
Career History
Senior2009-2013Barcelona
2013-Bayern Munich
Sports Mole has 262 articles about Thiago Alcantara. Articles 1 to 40:
Arturo Vidal celebrates scoring during the Champions League quarter-final between Bayern Munich and Benfica on April 5, 2016
Result: Arturo Vidal hands Bayern Munich slender first-leg advantage
Bayern Munich are limited to a 1-0 win over Benfica in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Benfica.
Apr 5, 21:41
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Benfica
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between Bayern Munich and Benfica at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 4, 21:49
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Report: Pep Guardiola wants Thiago Alcantara at Manchester City
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara is reportedly top of Pep Guardiola's transfer wishlist when he arrives at Manchester City this summer.
Mar 21, 13:30
Pep Guardiola follows the game during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Pep Guardiola unfazed by prospect of drawing Manchester City or Barcelona
Bayern coach Pep Guardiola does not care if his side are paired with future employers Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mar 17, 20:20
Robert Lewandowski in action during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Result: Bayern Munich score twice in extra time to seal comeback win over Juventus
Bayern Munich come from a 2-0 deficit to beat Juventus 4-2 in extra time and book a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Mar 16, 22:17
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso waits ahead the training of the German first division Bundesliga team FC Bayern Munich at the team club area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 7, 2015
Team News: Xabi Alonso returns for Bayern Munich
Xabi Alonso is back in the Bayern Munich team for tonight's Champions League clash against Juventus.
Mar 16, 18:47
Robert Lewandowski scores with a header during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus on March 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Bayern Munich 4-2 Juventus - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live updates of the Champions League last-16 second leg between Bayern Munich and Juventus at the Allianz Arena.
Mar 16, 18:45
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1 FSV Mainz 05 vs FC Bayern Muenchen in Mainz, southern Germany, on September 26, 2015
Pep Guardiola 'not allowed' to sign Bayern Munich players this summer
Bayern Munich's honorary chairman Franz Beckenbauer says that Pep Guardiola will not be allowed to poach players to take to Manchester City.
Mar 15, 12:28
Thiago Alcantara of Bayern Munich is watched by Santi Cazorla of Arsenal during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Arsenal FC and FC Bayern Munchen at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara rubbishes rumours he will join Manchester City
Thiago Alcantara rejects rumours that he will leave Bayern Munich and join Manchester City with manager Pep Guardiola.
Feb 18, 10:59
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Thiago Alcantara: 'David de Gea wanted me at Manchester United'
Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara says that David de Gea wanted him to join Manchester United in the summer of 2013
Dec 16, 09:15
Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman (L) celebrates scoring the 3-0 with Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa (L) and Bayern Munich's Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal during the German first division Bundesliga football match 1 FSV M
Team News: Bayern Munich make four changes for Olympiacos, Esteban Cambiasso starts
Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola makes four changes for his side's Champions League Group F fixture with Olympiacos, as Kingsley Coman returns to the starting XI.
Nov 24, 18:57
Bayern Munich's Austrian midfielder David Alaba (L) is congratulated by Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Javier Martinez (R) and Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (C) after scoring the 0-1 during the German first division Bundesliga football
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Olympiacos
Sports Mole previews the Champions League match between Group F rivals Bayern Munich and Olympiacos at the Allianz Arena.
Nov 23, 17:00
Belgium's Jan Vertonghen (C, No5) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the friendly international match between Belgium and Italy at Baudoin King Stadium in Brussels, on November 13, 2015.
Preview: Belgium vs. Spain
Sports Mole previews the international friendly between Belgium and Spain in Brussels.
Nov 16, 17:02
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben applauds as he arrives for the warm up the German first division football Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Cologne on October 24, 2015
Team News: Arjen Robben returns to Bayern Munich starting XI
Arjen Robben returns to the Bayern Munich starting XI for their Bundesliga clash with Stuttgart.
Nov 7, 13:34
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski (C) celebrates scoring with his teammates midfielder Thomas Mueller (L) and Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich an
Player Ratings: Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal
Sports Mole looks at who impressed during Bayern Munich's 5-1 victory over Arsenal at the Allianz Arena.
Nov 4, 23:29
Bayern Munich's German striker Thomas Muller (3rd L) celebrates scoring with his teammates during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany, on November 4, 2015
Match Analysis: Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal
Sports Mole looks back at Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich to see where the game was won and lost.
Nov 4, 22:29
Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski celebrate Bayern's equaliser against Augsburg on September 12, 2015
Team News: Thomas Muller on Bayern Munich bench against Eintracht Frankfurt
Thomas Muller has been named on the Bayern Munich bench for the Bundesliga meeting with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Oct 30, 19:04
Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech acknowledges the fans following the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on October 20, 2015. Arsenal won the match 2-0.
Arsene Wenger hails Petr Cech after Bayern Munich win
Arsene Wenger praises Petr Cech's display in his side's 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Oct 20, 22:34
Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud (R) celebrates scoring his team's first goal with Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez during the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, on Octo
Match Analysis: Arsenal 2-0 Bayern Munich
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 20, 22:25
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller (L) scores past Bremen's goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald during the German first division Bundesliga football match SV Werder Bremen vs FC Bayern Munich in Bremen, northern Germany, on October 17, 2015
Result: Thomas Muller fires Bayern Munich past Werder Bremen
Thomas Muller's strike earns Bayern Munich a ninth successive Bundesliga win as the champions battle to a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen.
Oct 17, 16:30
Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski celebrate Bayern's equaliser against Augsburg on September 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: Thomas Muller puts Bayern Munich in control
Thomas Muller fires Bayern Munich into a 1-0 lead over Werder Bremen as they look to extend their winning run to nine games in the Bundesliga.
Oct 17, 15:19
Bayern Munich's defender Jerome Boateng and Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa celebrate after Costa scored the 5-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Mu
Team News: Douglas Costa on Bayern Munich bench against Werder Bremen
Douglas Costa is named on the Bayern Munich bench for the Bundesliga meeting with Werder Bremen.
Oct 17, 13:34
Spain's players celebrate after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Ukraine and Spain at Olympiysky stadium in Kiev on October 12, 2015
Result: Debut strike from Mario Gaspar earns Spain victory in Kiev
Mario Gaspar scores the only goal of the game to earn Spain a 1-0 win against Ukraine in Kiev.
Oct 12, 21:35
Spain's players celebrate after scoring during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Ukraine and Spain at Olympiysky stadium in Kiev on October 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: Mario Gaspar bags debut Spain goal
Mario Gaspar opens the scoring for Spain on his international debut in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Ukraine.
Oct 12, 20:34
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after he scores the second goal for Munich during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund in Munich, southern Germany, on October 4, 2015
Result: Bayern Munich thrash Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker
Bayern Munich extend their lead in the Bundesliga after thumping nearest rivals Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker.
Oct 4, 18:22
Diego Costa of Chelsea in action during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Chelsea and Maccabi Tel-Aviv at Stamford Bridge on September 16, 2015
Chelsea striker Diego Costa dropped from Spain squad for Euro 2016 qualifier
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is left out of the Spain squad for their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Luxembourg.
Oct 2, 12:25
Bayern Munich's players celebrate after the fourth goal during the Group F, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match FC Bayern Munich vs GNK Dinamo Zagreb in Munich, on September 29, 2015.
Match Analysis: Bayern Munich 5-0 Dinamo Zagreb
Sports Mole takes a look at the key talking points from Bayern Munich's comfortable 5-0 triumph over Dinamo Zagreb.
Sep 29, 22:28
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski (L) celebrates after scoring the fifth goal during the Group F, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match FC Bayern Munich vs GNK Dinamo Zagreb in Munich, on September 29, 2015.
Result: Robert Lewandowski nets treble in Bayern Munich rout
Striker Robert Lewandowski nets another hat-trick as Bayern Munich ease to a 5-0 triumph over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
Sep 29, 21:35
Bayern Munich's players celebrate after the fourth goal during the Group F, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match FC Bayern Munich vs GNK Dinamo Zagreb in Munich, on September 29, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Bayern Munich run riot against Dinamo Zagreb
Bayern Munich score four goals inside the opening 28 minutes to open up a commanding advantage against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
Sep 29, 20:35
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Manchester City plan move for Thiago Alcantara?
Manchester City are reportedly planning to move for Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara next summer.
Sep 26, 14:27
Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski celebrate Bayern's equaliser against Augsburg on September 12, 2015
Result: Thomas Muller penalty completes Bayern Munich comeback
Thomas Muller's 90th-minute penalty earns Bayern Munich all three points as the champions come from behind to beat Augsburg 2-1.
Sep 12, 16:25
Augsburg's Dominik Kohr battles with Thiago Alcantara of Bayern on September 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: Augsburg leading Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich are behind at the half-time break after Alexander Esswein's goal handed Augsburg a 1-0 lead.
Sep 12, 15:19
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Result: Thomas Muller double helps Bayern Munich beat Bayer Leverkusen
Two goals from Thomas Muller help Bayern Munich ease to a 3-0 victory at home to Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.
Aug 29, 19:18
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Half-Time Report: Thomas Muller goal gives Bayern Munich lead against Bayer Leverkusen
Striker Thomas Muller gives Bayern Munich a 1-0 half-time lead against Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.
Aug 29, 18:17
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole looks at the preparations of both sides ahead of the Bundesliga clash between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.
Aug 27, 18:04
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara celebrates scoring the 1-0 goal during the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final football match Bayern Munich v FC Porto in Munich, southern Germany on April 21, 2015
Thiago Alcantara extends Bayern Munich contract
Thiago Alcantara commits his future to Bayern Munich by extending his deal with the German champions until the summer of 2019.
Aug 27, 09:56
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Preview: Hoffenheim vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the key talking points ahead of Bayern Munich's trip to Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
Aug 20, 16:18
Nicklas Bendtner of Wolfsburg in action during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg match between SSC Napoli and VfL Wolfsburg on April 23, 2015
Result: Wolfsburg beat Bayern Munich to win DFL-Supercup
Nicklas Bendtner nets a late equaliser before Wolfsburg beat Bayern Munich on penalties to win the DFL-Supercup.
Aug 1, 21:41
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (2nd R) celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final football match Bayern Munich v FC Porto in Munich, southern Germany on April 21, 2015
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Mainz 05
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between champions Bayern Munich and Mainz 05.
May 21, 17:00
Freiburg's Swiss forward Admir Mehmedi (R) scores the 1-1 during the German first division Bundesliga football match SC Freiburg vs FC Bayern Munich in Freiburg, southern Germany, on May 16, 2015
Result: Freiburg stun Bayern Munich
Freiburg edge out champions Bayern Munich 2-1 to boost their hopes of survival in the Bundesliga.
May 16, 16:26
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