A. Mac Allister born in Argentina on December 24, 1998, is a professional footballer for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Argentina national team.
Before joining Brighton & Hove Albion in 2019, A. Mac Allister began his professional career with Argentinos Juniors. He has spent time on loan at both Argentinos Juniors and Boca Juniors while at Brighton.
A. Mac Allister followed in the footsteps of his older brother and younger sister by beginning his professional career. With Club Social y Deportivo Parque before moving on to the youth system at Argentinos Juniors.
A. Mac Allister Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
On October 30, 2016, he made his professional debut when he replaced Iván Colman in the second half of his team’s home draw against Central Córdoba in the Primera B Nacional. On March 10, 2017, while on the road against Instituto, A. Mac Allister scored his first goal in the professional ranks.
In his first full season as a professional, he played in all 23 games and scored three goals to help his team win promotion to the top division. On September 9 he debuted in the latter category, making his debut as a starter in a 2-1 loss at Patronato.
A. Mac Allister made history as the first player from Brighton & Hove Albion to represent his country at the Olympics. But that was about the only good news for the Lionel Messi look-alike as the games began in Japan.
A lot of people expect Argentina to do well in the competition for men’s football medals. A 2-0 loss to Australia in their opening match came as a surprise given that they are the defending South American Under-23 champions.
And the mood in the country is optimistic following the country’s win at the Copa America earlier this month.
A. Mac Allister Scores in Olympic Games Warm-Up Match
The 22-year-old gave his team the lead with a powerful shot from outside the box after 12 minutes in Seoul, but Lee Dong-gyeong responded for the home team with an equaliser. After Fernando Valenzuela put Argentina back in the lead, Um Won-sang tied the score.
A. Mac Allister is excited to represent his country at the Olympics and has high hopes for the competition. The midfielder will be looking to build off of Lionel Messi’s first major international trophy, which his country won on Sunday in the Copa America final against Brazil.
This central player, who can play tight or on his left foot, has been one of the season’s best performers. The 21-year-old has played in the SuperLiga Argentina for both Argentinos Juniors and Boca Juniors on loan, and he is now set to join Brighton and Hove Albion, who hold his playing licence.