2022 Updated: Julián Álvarez’ Salary, Net Worth, Football Career, Honours

Julián Álvarez was born the 31st of January 2000, and he is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City and the Argentina national team. As a forward, his main position is as a striker but he can also operate as a winger.

Julián Álvarez

Club career

River Plate

According to the report from BBC sport report, Álvarez joined River Plate from Atlético Calchín in 2016, notably participating in the Generation Adidas Cup with the club’s youth teams. Prior to signing for River, Álvarez had trials with Boca Juniors and Real Madrid; scoring twice in five games for the latter in a youth tournament. The young star was unable to join Real due to age restrictions. Álvarez was moved into River Plate’s senior squad under manager Marcelo Gallardo during the 2018–19 season, with his professional debut arriving on the 27th of October 2018 during a Primera División fixture with Aldosivi; he was subbed on for Rodrigo Mora with twenty-six minutes remaining of a 1–0 victory.

The Argentine international forward appeared late on during the second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores finals, with River beating rivals Boca Juniors. Statistics has it that he scored the first goal of his senior career on 17 March 2019, netting in a 3–0 league win over Independiente. However, during the succeeding December, he scored in the 2019 Copa Argentina Final against Central Córdoba as River won 3–0 to secure the trophy. In 2020, Álvarez netted five goals in six Copa Libertadores group stage encounters.

On the 25th of May 2022, Álvarez scored six goals for River Plate in an 8–1 win over Alianza Lima in the Copa Libertadores.

Manchester City

According to Fabrizio Romano and other sport sites, it was confirmed that on the 31st of January 2022, his 22nd birthday, it was confirmed that Álvarez had signed for Premier League club Manchester City on a five-and-a-half-year contract, but with the player remaining at River Plate on loan until July. The young star scored on his competitive debut on the 30th of July, where City lost 1–3 to rivals Liverpool in the Community Shield. On the 7th of August, Álvarez made his Premier League debut after coming on as a substitute for Erling Haaland in a 2–0 away win over West Ham United.

International career

As per skysport report, in 2018, Álvarez was selected by the Argentina U20s to train against the senior team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In the month of December, Álvarez was picked for the 2019 South American U-20 Championship. The young star received a call-up from Fernando Batista for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in May 2019. Four matches and one goal, versus South Africa, arrived for him in Poland. Batista subsequently called Álvarez up for the U23s in the succeeding September, which preceded his selection for the 2020 CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament; which Argentina won, with Álvarez scoring once (versus Venezuela) in seven matches.

The report has it that Álvarez made his debut for the Argentina senior team on the 3rd of June 2021, in a World Cup qualifier against Chile. He substituted Ángel Di María in the 62nd minute. And on the 29th of March 2022, he scored his first international goal in a 1–1 draw against Ecuador.

Julian Alvarez Net Worth

As of 2022, his net worth is around $1 million- $5 million where his salary is yet to be revealed.

Julian Alvarez Salary

Reports has it that he earn 87,000 weekly. In addition, the team for which lvarez played in his teens in Calchin, Deportivo Atalaya, would be paid around 885,000 euros (£739,000).


River Plate

Argentine Primera División: 2021

Copa Argentina: 2018–19

Supercopa Argentina: 2019

Trofeo de Campeones: 2021

Copa Libertadores: 2018

Recopa Sudamericana: 2019

Argentina U23

CONMEBOL Pre-Olympic Tournament: 2020


Copa América: 2021

CONMEBOL–UEFA Cup of Champions: 2022


Argentine Primera División top scorer: 2021 (18 goals)

South American Footballer of the Year: 2021

South American Team of the Year: 2021

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