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Alexander Isak's Biography

Alexander Isak was born on 21 September 1999, is a Swedish football player who plays as a forward for La Liga club Real Sociedad and the Sweden national team. He is a very dangerous striker in the box.

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Full Name: Alexander Isak

Profession: Professional Football Player

Nickname: "The New Zlatan" or "Giraffe"

Current Team: Real Sociedad

Bodily Stats

Height: 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)

Weight: 75kg

Alexander Isak's Early Life

Alexander Isak's citizenship is Eritrean, Swedish. Alexander Isak has 1 brother and no sister. His brother's name is Sened Teame.

Alex was not one of those players or people who made a name for themselves because their father was a footballer or those around them played football. He did not look for special circumstances and waited until he got the chance.

Isak was born and grow up in Solna Municipality, in the center of Stockholm County, by Eritrean families. He began performing for the younger team of the biggest club in the field, the team he supports, AIK, when he was 6 years old.

Isak tried very hard to reach this position. He is of African descent and originally from East Africa. He is very popular in that region and this can be seen from the photos and clips that have been published in cyberspace.
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He has also done a lot of humanitarian work, visiting and occasionally visiting African boys and girls. This has made him very popular in the world of football.

Alexander Isak's Personal Life

At the moment and at the time we are writing this article, that is, in 2021, he has preferred not to get involved and focus more on football and its successes. Of course, the relationship does not detract from his success, but each person's perception is different.

He spends part of his time with children, as mentioned earlier. He said: "Lucky to have met the future of Eritrea. So talented and humble. Seeing them smile is something special." Also, one of his hobbies is going to the mountains and he enjoys his free time!

Alexander Isak is active on social media. Alexander Isak Instagram account, alex_isak has around 307k followers. 73 posts, his first post on April 8, 2016, he shared the photo of the goal celebration. However, he is not very active on Instagram and not communicates with his audience and fans this way.

The most interesting top fact about Alexander Isak tattoos is that there are not many photos of Alexander Isak without a shirt, but what is clear is that he is not interested in tattoos, unlike many footballers, and this can be seen from his hands. His personality style did not allow him to do it.

Alexander Isak's Net worth

Alexander Isak earns £19,000 per week, £988,000 per year playing for Real San Sebastián as a ST (C). Alexander Isak's net worth is £3,643,120.

Career Earnings:


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Real Sociedad

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ST (C)

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In addition to earning money from football, players also earn money through advertising. One of the brands that Isak has advertised Adidas. As other players have a contract with Adidas, he advertises them, and the last time he advertises was on 19 January 2021.

Alexander Isak's Football Career

Although only 21 years old, he has made a name for himself and introduces himself as a regular striker at Real Sociedad. He is tall (1.94 m), he also works well on the ground and has good technique and speed. He has always performed well against the great teams of LaLiga and has always been poisonous.

Of course, he and his team have had many ups and downs this year. But given his young age, he can be considered one of the football talents of the future. Of course, if he wants more ambitions, he must upgrade himself and play for the top teams such as you know, as well as be able to win several team titles.

Isak played his first-match for AIK on 28 February 2016, playing as a replacement in the 75th minute of the Swedish Cup away game over fourth- rank side Tenhults IF. At age 16, Isak netted a goal in the 6–0 win.

On 7 April 2016, AIK head coach Andreas Alm added Isak to the beginning squad on matchday 2 of the Allsvenskan in an away match over Östersunds FK, beside mate young forward Carlos Strandberg. He protected the win for his side, netting the second goal in a 2–0 victory, thus becoming the junior scorer for AIK in Allsvenskan record at the age of 16 years and 199 days.

On 25 April, Isak scored his initial goal at AIK's home area, Friends Arena, scored the first goal in a 2–1 win over IF Elfsborg.

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On 3 May 2016, Isak signed his initial deal till 2018, having amazed in his initial matches, and establishing himself as a regular every game. Between gamedays 8 and 9, head coach Alm was laid off, but Isak was affirmed in the squad by new coach Rikard Norling.

On 21 September 2016, he turned 17 years old, he netted 2 important goals in AIK's 3–0 derby victory against arch-rivals Djurgårdens IF. He was after stated by team-mate Chinedu Obasi as "Sweden's new Zlatan Ibrahimović".

On 23 January 2017, Isak agreed with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund on a long-time deal, until the summer of 2022.

The move payment was unrevealed but the report proposed that it was given at €9 million, which would be the greatest move payment ever given for an Allsvenskan player. Before agreeing with Dortmund, Isak according to reports rejected a transfer to Real Madrid.

Having not able to play in the 2018–19 Bundesliga season for Borussia Dortmund, Isak was lent to Dutch Eredivisie club Willem II. On 28 February 2019, he scored the balancer and the winning penalty over AZ Alkmaar in the final four of the KNVB Cup, helping Willem II touch the Dutch cup final for the initial time since 2005.

On 30 March 2019, he became the first player in history to score 3 penalties in an Eredivisie game, in a 3–2 victory over Fortuna Sittard. On 14 April 2019, Isak became the primary foreign-born player in the Eredivisie to net 12 goals in his initial 12 league matches.

On 12 June 2019, Isak signed a 5-year contract with Real Sociedad, value at £988/000 each year, membership of the La Liga club on 1 July 2019, in which he netted his initial goal in his first match.

Alexander Isak market value is at € 22.00m in the 20/21 season. He is ranked number 3 among all Real Sociedad players. Alexander Isak's ranked number 58 among all players of the LaLiga 20/21.

It is interesting you know through top fact about Alexander Isak, his ranked number 24 among all players born 1999.

Isak has gone through all the stages of the Swedish national team youth and shows that he has had a steady and growing trend. As we said, he has never won a team award and he hopes to win it.

He and his team are trying to achieve the Champions League quota in LaLiga 20/21 this year. In this way, they are competing with various teams, including Sevilla, Real Betis, which has been surprising this year, and Villarreal.

Last year, during a game when there was still racism in football, it was the turn of racist slogans against Alexander Isak, the player of the Swedish national team was the target of insults during the match against Romania in the Euro 2020 qualifier.

The referee then stopped the game. Isak, who came on as a substitute in the 78th minute, was ridiculed by Romanian fans every time he stepped on the ball. Then the game was stopped and the people present in the stadium were warned about their behavior and permission was issued to continue the game.

Isak was called to the Sweden national team for the friendly games over Ivory Coast on 8 January 2017 and Slovakia on 12 January.

He played his first game over the Ivory Coast, coming on for Per Frick in the 62nd minute of a 1–2 defeat. He began the second match over Slovakia, scoring the initial goal in a 6–0 victory in the 19th minute, becoming the junior goalscorer ever in the record of the Sweden national team.

On 23 March 2019, Isak had his initial show for Sweden, when he substituted Robin Quaison in the 88th minute in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match over Romania, which Sweden won 2–1.

Isak netted his initial competitive goal for Sweden on 7 June 2019, when Sweden overcome Malta in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Isak netted the final goal in a 3–0 victory.

Alexander Isak's Achievements

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Allsvenskan Newcomer of the Year: 2016

Allsvenskan Player of the Month: September 2016


Youngest goalscorer of the Sweden national football team: 17 years, 3 months, and 22 days – (one goal in a 6–0 win against Slovakia on 12 January 2017).

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