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Alexis Sanchez Jerseys and Soccer Shirts
Alexis is probably the best of a great generation of young Chilean players. He is quick, tricky, powerful, and most of all he does not look out of place playing in the Manchester United Jersey playing alongside the likes of Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku and thats probably the best praise you can give to the man from Tocopilla! We have his Chile Jerseys and you can also find his Nike Mercurial shoes here at SoccerPro.com!
On the Spot: Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchezs story is truly a rags to riches tale. Sanchez grew up in a poor single-floor home in Tocopilla, Chile with his mother, sisters, and brother. When he was 6 years old, He would perform in the street for money. When he grew older, he washed cars and pushed carts for money as well. At a young age, he played soccer barefoot in the streets to escape the mines where most men in his town worked. Alexis progressed through the nearby team Cobreloas youth system. While on the first team, he was spotted by Udinese from the Serie A, who purchased him for 1.7 million pounds.
In the 2010-11 season, Sanchez had a break out season scoring 12 goals in 33 appearances for the club. Thats when Alexis was purchased by Barcelona for 25 million pounds. He was a huge success at the Catalonian Club especially in his final season with the club netting 19 goals in 34 La Liga appearances. This last summer, Alexis was transferred to Arsenal in a shock move for 30-35 million pounds. He has found huge success at the club so far. At only 25 years old Alexis has played in 2 World Cups and has become a star… [read the rest!]