Julian Alvarez is on track to become one of the most decorated football players of all time. The World Cup winner is currently pursuing an European treble with Man City.
Julian Alvarez, who is only 23 years old and is aiming for a historic feat this season, is on track to become one of football’s most decorated players after City beat Real Madrid on May 17 to reach the Champions League final.
Playing in only his most memorable campaign on European soil, Alvarez has arisen as a significant player for Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, who beat Real Madrid 4-0 (5-1 on aggregate) to advance to the Champions League Final.
City’s pursuit of a European Treble was kept alive by the victory. The dominant Chief Association champions can get a Heroes Association last against Entomb Milan at Istanbul.
Alvarez, who has provided 20 goals contributions to City this season, is hoping to accomplish something beyond the treble, but having also won the World Cup with Argentina in December 2022. With four goals in seven games, the forward played a crucial role in Qatar.
The Argentinian will become the first footballer in history to win the World Cup and a European Triple in the same season if City win all three competitions.
Alvarez wants to be a part of that great team, but he has to compete with Inter Milan star and fellow Argentine Lautaro Martinez, who can do the same thing.
Martinez, who has already won the Italian Super Cup this season with Inter, has a chance to win the Coppa Italia on Wednesday, May 24, when they play Fiorentina.
While Alvarez is simply pursuing records at this stage, he carved his name in history books on Wednesday night by becoming the youngest Argentine to score in a Champions League semi-final.
Alvarez became the youngest Argentinian player to score in a Champions League semi-final, passing Lionel Messi.
He reached the Champions League final at the age of 23 years, three months, and 17 days, while his idol and fellow Argentine Lionel Messi reached the final at 23 years, 10 months, and three days. City defeated Real Madrid 4-0 (5-1 on aggregate).
The Champions League final will be City’s last game of the season on June 10 at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.