Name : Alexia Puttelas Segura
Date of Birth : 4th of February 1994
Age : 28 years old
Height : 5ft 8″
Place of Birth : Mollet de Vallet, Spain
Position : Attacking midfielder/Winger
Current club : FC Barcelona Femini
Jersey number : 11
Nationality : Spanish
Salary : €300,000 yearly
Husband : none (single)
EARLY AND PERSONAL LIFE
Alexia Puttelas Segura was born on 4th of february 1994 in a village in the outskirt city of Barcelona called Mollet de Vallet into a family of two. She’s the eldest of two girls. Her parents are Jaume Putellas Rota and Elisabet ‘Eli’ Segura Sabaté.
Puttelas and her family are barcelona supporters and the then six year old would always accompany her father to watch Barca games in the camp nou.
Her father has always been her biggest hero, supporting her all through which is why it was a great heartbreak when he died few weeks before the start of the then U-19 UCL back in 2012.
Everytime Alexia scores, she points her fingers to the heavens in celebration of her father.
Puttelas has always been an advocate for peace, speaking out against arrest of Catalonia leaders who fought for referendum.
Puttelas also studied business administration and management but she didn’t finish, dropping out to focus on football.
Alexia Puttelas Segura was born of 4th of february 1994. which means she’s 28 years of age.
Alexia has only one sister named Alba Puttelas Segura. Alexia is the older sister.
Puttelas was born into a family of professional basketball players yet she chose to forge her own path, joining CE Sabadell at the age of six.
Alexia join the Barcelona Academy in 2005, spent just a year and left for Espanyol where she would go on to spend four years.
Puttelas started her senior career at Espanyol at barely 16 years of age. Winning the Copa De la Reina in 2010 but lost out in the finals to Barcelona the following year.
Puttelas’s career began to blossom with numerous consistent performances for espanyol and it was obvious it’s only a matter of time before she made the world her oyster.
A month after the Copa loss to Barcelona, at 17 years of age, Alexia left for espanyol to sign for levante.
She spent just one season in Levante, scoring 15 goals in 34 games to become their top scorer for the season.
The following season, Alexia Puttelas went back home, where she always dreamt to be, the club of her life FC Barcelona.
It wasn’t really a rosy first season as Barca Femini were knocked out of the UCL by Arsenal in the last 32 by an aggregate score of 7-0. Puttelas made her UCL debut on 26th September 2013.
Puttelas in an interview said the event of May 4 2013 made her feel like a footballer as she won the league title with FC Barcelona at San mames.
That same season Puttelas led Barcelona to a domestic double, the first in their history with an even better historic goal in the final dribbling the entire defenders and goalkeeper against Real Zaragoza.
Alexia kept dishing out classic performances everytime she stepped out in the Barcelona colours. Leading the team to another historic domestic double the following season scoring spectacular goals and winning awards.
It took a while for Alexia to get her first UCL goals but it did arrive in the 2014/2015 season against Slavia Prague and since then, there’s no stopping her.
In 2015, Alexia scored the first four goals of her career in a 10-0 bashing of Albacete. And she finished the 2015/2016 season with 18 goals, second highest scorer on the team.
In 2017 Puttelas got nominated in the FIFPRO 11 as a forward, the first of her career but she was knocked out of the UCL by Lyon.
Alexia went on to enjoy numerous successes winning the UCL for Barca Femini in 2020 and also winning the female Balloon d or in 2021 after winning the UEFA female player if the year, the first Spaniard to win the award.
She led Barca Femini to their first ever treble winning the league title, copa de la reina and the UCL.
As well as being two-time European champions with Spain’s U-17s, Putellas was champion of Spain with the Catalan U-14, U-15, and U-17 national teams.
Puttelas has also gone on to represent the senior side in different competitions, from the world Cup to UEFA tournaments and leagues scoring goals and captaining the side in the process.
She’s also represented Catalonia in three appearances, scoring one goal.
Alexia Puttelas Segura has scored a lot of goals staring as an attacking midfielder and sometimes as a winger.
Alexia has accumulated a total of 445 appearances under her belt scoring a total of 172 goals so far and she’s only 28.
Alexia has won numerous awards throughout her blossoming career most recently becoming the best player in the world.
Balloon D or femini : 2021
UEFA women’s player of the year and UEFA women’s midfielder of the year : 2020-2021
Catalan Player of the year : 3 times
IFFHS women’s player and playmaker of the year : 2021
Copa de la Reina final MVP : 3 times
Spain women’s national team player of the year : 2021
La liga team of the season : 2 times
Goal 50 women’s player of the year : 2021
Football draft best : 4 times
UEFA champions League squad of the season : 2 times
Alexia Puttelas current net worth is not known to the public but given the underpayment in women’s sport it can be estimated to be around €2million.