Alan Franco (Ecuadorian footballer) - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Facts

Alan Steven Franco Palma

Facts About Alan Steven Franco Palma

Celebrated Name Alan Steven Franco Palma
Age 24 Years Old
Nick Name Franco
Birth Name Alan Steven Franco Palma
Birth Date 1998-08-21
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Ecuadorian
Birth Nation Ecuador
Place Of Birth Jujan, Ecuador
Horoscope Leo
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2011
Marital Status Married
Wife Malena Nicola Freire
Children One daughter
Height 5 ft.9 1⁄2 inches
Weight 74kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £234,000
Current Club Talleres de Córdoba
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 20
Links Instagram

Alan Steven Franco Palma professionally known as Alan Franco is an Ecuadorian professional football player. He currently plays for Argentine Primera Division club Talleres, on loan from Atletico Mineiro, and the Ecuador national team. His playing position is a midfielder. 

Alan Franco played for the youth team of Venecia and Norte America. In 2014, he joined the youth team of Independiente del Valle and began his career at the club. He made his professional debut as an 18-year-old in 2016. He was one of the standout performers of Independiente del Valle’s winning campaign in the 2019 Copa Sudamericana. On 4 June 2020, he moved to Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro and went on to win two Campeonato Mineiro, one Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, and Copa do Brasil. On 21 December 2021, he joined Major League Soccer expansion club Charlotte FC on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy where he made 10 appearances for the club in all the competitions. On 27 June 2022, his loan with Charlotte was transferred to Argentinian side Talleres de Córdoba.

On the international level, Alan Franco has represented Ecuador at various age levels. He has represented Ecuador at U17 and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Ecuador on 12 September 2018. He has represented Ecuador at the 2021 Copa America. Since making his debut, he has obtained 19 caps and scored once for Ecuador. 

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Where is Alan Franco from?

Alan Franco was born on 21 August 1998. His birthplace is Jujan, Ecuador. His birth name is Alan Steven Franco Palma. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. Information regarding his siblings and education are currently unavailable. He holds Ecuadorian nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Leo. 

Alan Franco Football Career (Club Career)

  • Alan Franco played for the youth team of Venecia and Norte America. 

Independiente del Valle

  • In 2014, Alan Franco joined the youth team of Independiente del Valle and began his career at the club. 
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Independiente del Valle, Alan Franco made his professional debut as an 18-year-old on 18 July 2016 in a 1-1 draw against LDU Quito. 
  • On 17 March 2018, Alan Franco scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against Deportivo Cuenca. 
  • At Independiente del Valle, Alan Franco has made 75 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions. In addition, he was one of the standout performers of Independiente del Valle’s winning campaign in the 2019 Copa Sudamericana. 

Atletico Mineiro

  • On 4 June 2020, Alan Franco moved to Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro for a transfer fee of €2.10 million. He made his debut for the club on 26 July 2020 in a 1-1 draw against America-MG. On 4 September 2020, he scored his first goal for the club, scoring twice in a 3-0 win against São Paulo. In his first season, he made 23 appearances for the cub, scoring 3 goals in all the competitions as Atletico Mineiro won the Campeonato Mineiro that season.
  • During his 2020-21 season, Alan Franco made only 14 appearances for the club in all the competitions as Atletico Mineiro won the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, Copa do Brasil, and Campeonato Mineiro that season.

Charlotte FC (loan)

  • On 21 December 2021, Alan Franco joined for Major League Soccer expansion club Charlotte FC on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy where he made 10 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 

Talleres de Córdoba (loan)

  • On 27 June 2022, his loan with Charlotte was transferred to Argentinian side Talleres de Córdoba. On 30 June 2022, he scored on his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw against CA Colon in the Copa Libertadores. 

International Career

  • Alan Franco has represented Ecuador at various age levels. 
  • Alan Franco has represented Ecuador at U17 and the senior level. 
  • In August 2018, Alan Franco was called up to the Ecuadorian national team for the first time by manager Hernan Dario Gómez. 
  • Alan Franco made his senior international team debut for Ecuador on 12 September 2018 in a 2-0 friendly win against Guatemala.
  • On 15 November 2019, Alan Franco scored his first international goal for Ecuador in a 3-0 friendly win against Trinidad.
  • Alan Franco has represented Ecuador at the 2021 Copa America. 
  • Since making his debut, Alan Franco has obtained 19 caps and scored once for Ecuador.

Who is Alan Franco’s Wife?

Looking at his personal life, Alan Franco is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Malena Nicola Freire who have been together for a long time. The couple is blessed with one daughter. He has shared a couple of pictures with his wife and daughter on his social media accounts. At present, he has an intimate relationship with his wife and a daughter where they are living their life happily together. 


What is Alan Franco's net worth?

Alan Franco is an Ecuadorian professional football player who currently plays for Argentine Primera Division club Talleres, on loan from Atletico Mineiro. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In June 2020, Alan Franco moved to Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro for a transfer fee of €2.10 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £234,000 from his current club. His market value is around €2.50 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

How tall is Alan Franco?

Alan Franco stands at a height of 1.76m i.e. 5 feet and 9 1⁄2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 74kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Alan Franco’s Transfer History 

  • Alan Franco played for the youth team of Venecia and Norte America. 
  • In 2014, Alan Franco joined the youth team of Independiente del Valle and began his career at the club. 
  • In June 2020, Alan Franco moved to Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro for a transfer fee of €2.10 million.
  • In December 2021, Alan Franco joined Major League Soccer expansion club Charlotte FC on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy.
  • In June 2022, his loan with Charlotte was transferred to Argentinian side Talleres de Córdoba.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2019 Copa Sudamericana with Independiente del Valle. 
  • Won the 2020, 2021 Campeonato Mineiro with Atletico Mineiro.
  • Won the 2021 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A with Atletico Mineiro.
  • Won the 2021 Copa do Brasil with Atletico Mineiro.

Trivias About Alan Steven Franco Palma You Need To Know.

  • Alan Franco made his professional debut as an 18-year-old on 18 July 2016.
  • Alan Franco wears shirt number 20 for Talleres de Córdoba.