He holds Austria’s record as the youngest player to play for their senior national team, debuting for them in 2009 as a 17-year-old.
David Alaba, a very versatile player, he has played in a multitude of roles, including central midfield, central defence, right and left wing, but has since blossomed as a left-back.
He started out in Bayern’s youth system, playing for the under 17 and under 19 teams, before being promoted to the reserve team for the 2009–10 season.
There is hardly anyone at Bayern Munich who shoots more beautiful freekick-goals than David Alaba. We’ve picked out some of his most terrific goals.