Alex Oxlade Chamberlain

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

* The number of games and goals for the professional club is considered to be only for the domestic league only and correct as of May 26, 2015.

Alex Oxlade was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. In his early childhood with his parents moved to a nearby town – Southampton, where he started playing football.


In 2010, he signed his first professional contract with the club, “Southampton”. He made his debut for the club March 2, 2010, when he was 16 years and 199 days. Thus, Alex became the second youngest player (after Theo Walcott), who left the field in the “saints”in the national championship. His first goal for the team from Southampton scored 10 August 2010, in a League Cup match against”Bournemouth».

8 August 2011 it was announced that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain signed a contract with London “Arsenal”. According to some reports, the Gunners have paid for the player an amount equal to 12 million. Pounds, although it may rise to 15 million. If a player successfully advocate for the London club. August 28, 2011 Alex’s debut in the Premier League when the “Arsenal”lost”Manchester United”with a score of 2: 8. In the game, came off the bench with 62 minutes of the meeting, instead of Francis Coquelin. Alex made a full debut in the match of the third round of the League Cup against”Shrewsbury Town.” In this match he was marked pocketed the ball and received a number of accolades.

September 29, 2011 Alex made his debut in the Champions League. And then marked pocketed goal, thus becoming the youngest player scores for “Arsenal” in the draw of the tournament, as well as the youngest Englishman to score in the Champions League.

In the first half of the season, Chamberlain almost did not participate in the championship match, as the basis for the way he blocked Gervinho, Walcott and Arshavin. However, after the departure of Gervinho to CAS Alex the opportunity to go on the field more often. January 22, 2012 a young Englishman, suddenly appeared in the starting lineup in the match against “Manchester United”. The game ended in defeat, “Gunners”with a score of 1: 2, the only goal of”Arsenal”Van Persie scored after a pass Chamberlain, who after the meeting has received positive ratings. The decision to replace him in the 78 minutes was met with a whistle in the stands and caused a negative reaction from Van Persie. After the match, the captain of”Arsenal” said he was not aware of the damage that was Alex, because so reacted. And Chamberlain expressed the hope that he will be able to gain a foothold in the first team.

February 4, 2012, when the “Arsenal”played at home with the”Blackburn” Alex opened the scoring their goals in the Premier League. At this meeting, he scored two goals in the 40th and 51th minutes.


For the first time in the England U-18, Alex was summoned for the match against Poland U-18, which took place on 16 November 2010. In the match of the English won with the score 3: 0, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played on the entire first half. He was then summoned to the England U-19 in the match against the German U-19, to be held February 8, 2011. But February 2nd player invited to the England U-21 for the match with their peers from Italy. February 8, he made his debut in the British “junior”in the match against the Italians as a substitute on 60 minutes. At that meeting, the British were defeated with the score 0: 1. September 1 in a match against the national team of Azerbaijan U-21, Alex played his second match for the”junior”. At that meeting it was noted two assists, and the British won with a score of 6: 0. September 5 the English “youth team” played with the national team of Israel U-21, Chamberlain began the match on the bench. At half-time football player came off the bench at the time his team lost with the score 1: 0. During the second half of the meeting, he gave three assists and won a penalty, so that England won a crushing victory with a score of 4: 1. In his next match for the youth team, Alex scored a hat-trick, England and Iceland meeting ended with the score 3: 0.

May 16, 2012 Alex was included in the bid for England at Euro 2012. May 26 in a friendly match against Norway (1: 0), Chamberlain made his debut as part of the England team. Soccer came on a 73-minute meeting, replacing Ashley Young.

October 12, 2012, in the match against San Marino, football player scored his first goal for the national team first. Thus he found an unusual achievement, he and Mark Chamberlain became the first father and son, who scored for England.

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