Thiago Alcántara do Nascimiento | Playerprofile
Thiago was born on 11 April 1991 in San Pietro Vernotico and plays for FC Bayern München. He played for CR Flamengo Rio de Janeiro from 1995-1996, for URECA Nigran from 1996-2000, for Kelme CF from 2000-2001, for CR Flamengo Rio de Janeiro from 2001-2005, for FC Barcelona from 2005-2013 and has played for FC Bayern München since 2013.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, the 28-year-old has scored three goals and takes sixth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Leon Goretzka and Joshua Zirkzee. In 19 of the previous 22 games of the season, Thiago was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, he won 14 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
His pass success rate amounts to 91.45 per cent, with which the player with the shirt number 6 occupies fourth place in the team-internal statistics. His tackle success rate amounts to 57.62 per cent. With this, he occupies third place in the team-internal statistics. He has had 1,925 individual ball possessions this season. With this, the 1.74m-tall midfielder occupies eighth place in the Bundesliga statistics for this category.
Thiago played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (8 March 2020). He was victorious over FC Augsburg while playing for FC Bayern München with a score of 2-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 85 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 112 individual ball possessions, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. Furthermore, he had 19 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Thiago was able to win 10. He was additionally able to make 90 successful passes – the best performance in the game. He covered a distance of 9.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Thiago has played 148 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 116. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of FC Bayern München. Here, he has put a total of 17 balls in the net. He took the German championship title in 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 while playing for FC Bayern München. With a total of six trophies until this point in his career, Thiago has won the 17th-most titles in the German championship.
Thiago won the Champions League while playing for the FC Barcelona in 2010/11. He won the DFB-Pokal in 2013/14, 2015/16 and 2018/19 with FC Bayern München. He won the Supercup in 2016 and 2018 with FC Bayern München.