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Lucas Alario is a professional soccer player who is part of the Argentine football team. He is also a representative of Bayer Leverkusen. He is the striker in his teams. Alaro has always been noted for keeping his eye on the ball and making the best efforts to net it. His style of playing has led to comparisons with Didier Drogba, the legend of Ivory Coast.
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Lucas Alario began at Colón and moved on to River Plate, before he finally joined Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen recently. He has been associated with Argentina since 2016. Currently, he plays wearing jersey no. 7 for Argentina, and jersey no. 13 for Bayer Leverkusen. He has not always started in all the appearances that he has made for his teams, and has yet gone on to set some astonishing numbers. For his playing style, he is considered as a complete striker. His confidence while playing with both left and right leg is palpable. He has also made some remarkable displays in the air.
Alario started his soccer career at Colón, a club based in his birth town. When he joined the club, it was battling relegation. He debuted in the Argentine Primera División in June 2011, in a match that ended with a 0–1 loss to Arsenal. He scored his first goal for his club in March 2014, in the form of a penalty in the fourth minute, and it was the only score for the team in the match which led to their win over Tigre. In May 2015, he scored two goals in a 3–2 victory for Colón, as it was the first away victory of the team during the season. Eventually, he went on to give some amazing displays for the team, which looked particularly good, considering the situation of the club at the point of time when he joined them.
In June 2015, Alario signed with River Plate, as the fourth player to join the club in that season, signing a contract of four years for a transfer fee of 2.25 million Argentine pesos. He needed little time for jumping into action, as he debuted in July, in a match that came to a close with a tie of 1–1 with Temperley. A couple of days later, he scored an equaliser for a 1–1 draw with Paraguay’s Club Guaraní during the second leg of the semi-finals of Copa Libertadores, as a turned a pass by Tabaré Viúdez into a goal, earning a win of 3–1 on aggregate. In August, during the final’s second leg, he turned a cross from Leonel Vangioni and opened the scorebook, with his team winning 3–0 against Tigres UANL.
Around two weeks after River earned a victory in the continental championship, Alario had to leave the ground in a match that led to a loss to Estudiantes de La Plata for his team with a score of 2–1. He scored his debut goals for the team as a hat-trick on in September, ending the match with a win of 4–1 over Nueva Chicago. In October, he made the only goal of the match which helped the team earn a victory at Vélez Sarsfield.
In December, during the semi-finals of FIFA Club World Cup, Alario made the only goal to beat Sanfrecce Hiroshima. Within a few days, he was seen in the final, in which his team had a loss of 3–0 loss to FC Barcelona. In August 2016, Alario made another goal, and ended the goal to help win an international title, taking over Recopa Sudamericana 2016. He has been touted as one of the best strikers in Argentina. With River Plate, he won the Copa Libertadores in 2014-15, as well as two Recopa Sudamericana, in 2015-16 and 2016-17.
In September 2017, Alario joined the German club Bayer Leverkusen for a deal of five years. His transfer fee for ths signing has remained undisclosed.
Alario’s first call-up for the national team of Argentina came in August 2016, for games against Uruguay and Venezuela. Alario had his first appearance in September 2016, during a qualifier of World Cup 2018 against Uruguay. Alario’s debut international goal was the fifth score in a friendly win over Singapore with a score of 6-0 in June 2017. Since he joined the team, Argentine has succeeded in winning the Superclásico de las Américas of 2017.
Lucas Alario was born in the small city of Tostado in Santa Fe, Argentina. His parents are Mónica Armando, Abel Alario. In 2010, he moved 200 miles away to Santa Fe to join Atletico Colon. After four years there, he shifted to Argentine capital Buenos Aires, to join River Plate.
The current market value of Lucas Alario is £20 million, which is the highest market value that he has achieved in his career. He currently uses the shoe model PREDATOR 18+ Cold Blooded by Adidas; the same brand is also his outfitter.
While Alario’s contribution to the teams he has represented has not yet been rewarded with a noteworthy individual award or honour, the football fraternity agrees that he is a talented player. He has scored at least one goal in each of the tournaments in which he has ever participated, including the top flight and second tier campaigns> His goals and displays in Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa Sudamericana, FIFA Club World Cup, etc. have drawn the attention of the world.