Fernando Álvarez (footballer, born 2003)

Fernando Antonio Álvarez Amador (born 24 August 2003) is a professional footballer who currently plays as a defender for Mexican side Pachuca. Born in the United States, he is a youth international for Colombia.

Fernando Álvarez
Personal information
Full name Fernando Antonio Álvarez Amador[1]
Date of birth (2003-08-24) 24 August 2003 (age 19)
Place of birth New York City, NY, United States
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Position(s) Defender
Team information
Current team
Number 84
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2022– Pachuca II 8 (0)
International career
Mexico U16
2020 Mexico U18 2 (0)
2022– Colombia U20 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 16:53, 5 January 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16:53, 5 January 2023 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Born in New York City, United States to a Mexican father and Colombian mother, Álvarez began his career with Mexican side Pachuca.[2][3] In October 2022, he went on trial with Dutch side Ajax alongside teammate Julio Pérez.[3]

International careerEdit

Eligible to represent the United States, Mexico and Colombia, Álvarez has represented Mexico and Colombia at youth international level.[1][2] He was called up to the Colombia under-20 side for the 2023 South American U-20 Championship.[4]

Career statisticsEdit


As of 5 January 2023.[1]
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pachuca II 2022–23 Serie A de México 8 0 0 0 1[a] 0 9 0
Career total 8 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
  1. ^ Appearances in the Liguilla de Filiales


  1. ^ a b c d Fernando Álvarez at WorldFootball.net
  2. ^ a b "Quién es Fernando Álvarez, el Mexicano convocado con la selección Colombia" [Who is Fernando Álvarez, the Mexican summoned with the Colombian National Team]. futboltotal.com.mx (in Spanish). 10 August 2022. Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  3. ^ a b Ortiz, Daniel (11 October 2022). "¿Quién es Fernando Álvarez, el canterano de Pachuca que está a prueba con el Ajax?" [Who is Fernando Álvarez, the youth squad from Pachuca who is on trial with Ajax?]. vprosports.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 January 2023.
  4. ^ "Convocatoria selección Colombia masculina sub-20 para el Conmebol Sub 20". fcf.com.co (in Spanish). 4 January 2023. Retrieved 5 January 2023.

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