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Spanish footballer Alvaro Morata currently plays as a striker for the English Premier League club Chelsea besides appearing regularly for the Spanish national team. He started his senior football career with Real Madrid in late 2010 and appeared in 52 games. He then moved to Serie A club Juventus in 2014 for a transfer fee of €20 million. Morata achieved Serie A and Coppa Italia twice each with Juventus and became a permanent member of the first squad. He then bought back by Real Madrid in 2016. There he again achieved La Liga and UEFA Champions League with Los Blancos.
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After the successful second stint with Real Madrid, Morata joined one of the Premier League winners, Chelsea, with a reported transfer fee of £60 million. Besides club career, he also achieved several great successes with his national squad. He appeared more than 50 times for the Spanish youth team and achieved 2013 European Under-21 Championship with the squad. He then made his senior international debut with Spain in 2014. Morata was an integral part of the team that participated in the UEFA Euro 2016. He also earned his place in the Spanish brigade for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
He started his footballing journey with Atlético Madrid in 2005 at the age of just 13. Morata then joined the youth academy of Getafe CF in 2007. Shortly after, he joined the youth academy system of Real Madrid in 2008. He then earned his promotion through several age groups and made his debut for the Real Madrid C Squad in 2009. Morata played for the Real Madrid ‘Juvenile A’ team after that and achieved two youth titles with the squad. He earned his promotion to Real Madrid Castilla in July 2010 and attracted the attention of one of the greatest football managers José Mourinho. Morata then made his debut for Castilla against AD Alcorcón on 15th August 2010 followed by his Segunda División B debut against Coruxo FC on 29th August 2010.
Morata made his debut for the Real Madrid first team against Real Zaragoza on 12th December 2010, as a substitute of Ángel Di María. He then played his first ever Copa del Rey match ten days later. Besides, he scored his first career hat-trick against Deportivo de La Coruña B on 13th February 2011. Morata then scored his first goal for the senior squad against Levante UD on 11th November 2012.
He made his first start for Real Madrid against Rayo Vallecano at Santiago Bernabéu on 17th February 2013. Morata then made his El Clásico debut on 2nd March 2013 and assisted Karim Benzema. He shortly became a permanent member of the first squad the following season under new manager Carlo Ancelotti. Morata scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a round-of-16 match against FC Schalke 04 at the Santiago Bernabéu on 18th March 2014.
Morata signed a five-year contract with Serie A club Juventus F.C. for a transfer fee of €20 million on 19th July 2014. He cleared his medical tests and became a member of the squad a few days later. Shortly after, Morata made his Serie A debut against Udinese Calcio as a substitute on 13th September 2014. He then scored his first goal for Juventus against Atalanta BC on 27th September 2014. He went on to score his first brace for the club in a match against Parma FC on 9th November 2014. Morata made his Supercoppa Italiana debut against S.S.C. Napoli on 22nd December 2014 in Doha, Qatar.
He then made his Champions League debut for Juventus in a round-of-16 match against Borussia Dortmund on 24th February 2015. Interestingly enough, he scored his first goal in his debut match of UEFA Champions League. He suffered a horrific soleus muscle tear during training in early August 2015 for which he was sidelined for a month. He made his comeback in a UEFA Champions League group stage match against Manchester City on 15th September 2015. For his amazing performance in the 2014-15 season, Morata signed a new and improved contract extension with Juventus on 10th December 2015.
Real Madrid brought back Morata on 21st June 2016, for a transfer fee of €30 million with the help of their buy-back clause in the Juventas transfer contract. He then made his second debut for the club in a UEFA Super Cup match against Sevilla on 9th August 2016, replacing Benzema on 62nd minute of the game. He scored his first goal in his second stint with Real Madrid against Celta de Vigo on 27th August 2016. During the season 2016-17, Morata made nine appearances for Madrid in the UEFA Champions League while scoring three goals. He made 26 appearances and scored 15 goals during his second tenure with Real Madrid till 2017.
Morata signed a contract with Premier League club Chelsea for a record transfer fee of £60 million on 19th July 2017. Shortly after, he cleared the medical tests and became an official Blues member on 21st July. Morata then made his debut for the club in an FA Community Shield match against Arsenal on 6th August 2017. He scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea against Burnley on 12th August 2017. Besides scoring, he also assisted David Luiz on that same match. Morata then scored his first Premier League hat-trick against Stoke City on 23rd September 2017.
Morata earned his first call-up for the Spanish Under-17 team to participate in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria. He earned compliments on that tournament while scoring two goals in four matches that he played. A year later, he became a part of the U-19 team to represent Spain in the Japan International Tournament in August 2010. He then represented the U-19 Spanish side in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2011 in Romania. He scored six times and also helped his nation to win the title, thus winning the Golden Boot on that occasion. Morata then took part in the European U-21 Championship 2013 in Israel. He again became the top scorer of the tournament and achieved the golden boot.
Morata earned his first call-up for the Spanish senior squad under the new manager Vicente del Bosque on 7th November 2014. He made his senior international debut in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier match against Belarus in Huelva on 15th November 2014, as a substitute of Isco. He then scored his first international senior goal for Spain against Ukraine in Seville on 27th March 2015. Morata made his competitive debut in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Italy on 2nd September 2017.
Born in Madrid, Spain, Morata is of pure Spanish descent. He was raised by his parents Alfonso Morata and Susana Morata. He grew up in the Spanish capital along with his elder sister Marta Abril, who is now a leading model of Spain. The media created a buzz when they spotted Morata dating Venice-born model and fashion designer Alice Cambello in 2016. Shortly after, Morata got engaged to his girlfriend on 10th December 2016. After a brief stint of relationship, the couple got married in Venice, Italy, on 17th June 2017. As a surprising fact, Morata also played tennis besides football and is an avid Rafael Nadal fan. He once shaved off his head to support kids with cancer in March 2014. While talking about it, Morata said: “kids with cancer wanted to have my haircut but they couldn’t, so I gave myself theirs”.
As of 2018, Morata’s current net worth stands at around €10 Million. His current market value is estimated to be around €65 Million. He earns a reported yearly salary of €6 million as of 2018. Morata gets approximately €116,000 as the weekly wage from his current club Chelsea. Besides his footballing income, he also made his fortune through his endorsement deal with Adidas.
He achieved the Segunda División B with Real Madrid Castilla in season 2011-12. With Real Madrid first team, Morata achieved La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League twice each. He then helped Los Blancos to win the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup in 2016. With Juventus, he earned the Serie A title and Coppa Italia twice each, that too in consecutive years. Morata also helped Juve to achieve the Supercoppa Italiana in 2015.
In international competitions, he achieved the UEFA European Under-19 Championship 2011 with Spain. He also achieved the UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Spain U-21 squad in 2013. Besides his club success, Morata received several individual awards for his amazing performance. Some of the most notable awards that he received till now are as follows: