Jordi Alba signed for FC Barcelona on 5 July 2012 after the Club had reached an agreement with Valencia for his transfer. The Catalan defender was 23 when he joined the Club and was the first signing of the 2012/13 season. Alba returned home to Catalunya after coming through Barca's Masia youth system. In 2005, Alba was released from FC Barcelona and signed with UE Cornellà. After two years there, he signed with Valencia on 2007.
Jordi Alba's link with Cornellà
Cornellà vs Barça in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey 2020/21 will see Jordi Alba return to what was his home from 2005 to 2007. The player, from L'Hospitalet, played for the various Barça youth teams for seven years before joining the side from Baix Llobregat at U16. Alba's ...read more
Piqué, Busquets and Jordi Alba remember their Barça debuts
FC Barcelona’s La Masia products Gerard Piqué, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba look back to their first team debuts. ...read more
Jordi Alba’s goal in the Copa del Rey 2016 Final against Sevilla
In May 2016, Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-0 after extra time courtesy of Jordi Alba and Neymar's goals to win their 28th Copa del Rey title. On the second goal, Leo Messi saw Jordi Alba racing up the left. From near the centre circle he curled a wonderful delivery left-footed into ...read more
Jordi Alba's speech after reaching 75 games for Spain
Spain’s 5-0 victory against Slovakia in the Euro 2020 was Jordi Alba’s 75th game playing for the national team. This is what the FC Barcelona left-back had to say to his teammates. ...read more
14 years since Thierry Henry's presentation
The French striker arrived at Camp Nou on 25 June 2007 and was welcomed by 30,000 fans. Considered one of the greatest players in the world at the time, the Frenchman was handed the number 14 shirt, and said "I’m so surprised to see so many people here, and so much expectation. ...read more
Jordi Alba: Barça Win vs. Real Sociedad Builds Confidence
Jordi Alba and Frenkie de Jong scored the goals the brought Barcelona a win over La Liga's first-place side. ...read more
Jordi Alba: 'We haven't played well in the last games"
Leo Messi gave Barça the lead with a powerful header but Santi Mina’s double denied the blaugranes a chance at the title on the final weekend of the season. Jordi Alba spoke after the game against Celta Vigo. ...read more