Alexis Sanchez

Born: December 19, 1988 (age 26)

Height: 5'6.5" (169cm)

Hometown: Tocopilla, Chile
Nationality: Chile Chilean

Position: Winger
Team: Arsenal (no. 17)
Career History
Senior2014-Arsenal
International2006-Chile
Sports Mole has 1,013 articles about Alexis Sanchez. Articles 1 to 40:
Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the international friendly match between Chile and Iraq at the Brondby Stadium on August 14, 2013
Jorge Sampaoli: 'Chile's Copa America success fully deserved'
Jorge Sampaoli praises his Chile squad for showing the commitment and drive required to go all the way in this year's Copa America on home soil.
10:20
Argentina's forward Angel Di Maria (L) remains on the ground after getting injured next to Argentina's forward Lionel Messi during their 2015 Copa America final football match, in Santiago, Chile, on July 4, 2015
Argentina coach Gerardo Martino rues missed chances
Gerardo Martino says that Argentina's profligacy defined their Copa America final defeat to Chile.
01:40
Argentina's midfielder Javier Pastore and Chile's midfielder Marcelo Diaz vie for the ball during their 2015 Copa America football championship final, in Santiago, Chile, on July 4, 2015
Result: Chile clinch Copa America win in shootout
Chile beat Argentina on penalties to clinch their first ever Copa America title.
23:48
Argentina's midfielder Javier Pastore and Chile's midfielder Marcelo Diaz vie for the ball during their 2015 Copa America football championship final, in Santiago, Chile, on July 4, 2015
Live Commentary: Chile 0-0 Argentina (Chile win 4-3 on pens) - as it happened
Relive the 2015 Copa America final as Chile clinch their first ever international trophy with victory over Argentina via a penalty shootout.
20:00
Santi Cazorla in action for Arsenal on November 22, 2014
Report: Atletico Madrid step up Santi Cazorla interest
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla is to be the subject of a transfer bid by Atletico Madrid in the coming weeks, according to a report.
Jul 3, 09:42
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Group F football match between Argentina and Bosnia Hercegovina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 20
Preview: Chile vs. Argentina
Sports Mole looks forward to Saturday's 2015 Copa America final between hosts Chile and tournament favourites Argentina.
Jul 2, 19:43
Chilean national team footballer Eduardo Vargas celebrates next to Arturo Vidal after scoring against North ireland during a friendly football match in Valparaiso, on June 4, 2014
Result: Eduardo Vargas sends Chile through to Copa America final
Eduardo Vargas scores twice in a 2-1 victory over Peru to send Chile through to the Copa America final.
Jun 30, 02:22
Eduardo Vargas of Chile in action during the international friendly match between England and Chile at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2013
Half-Time Report: Eduardo Vargas gives Chile half-time lead over Peru in Copa America semi-final
Chile are beating Peru 1-0 in the Copa America semi-final.
Jun 30, 01:20
Juventus' midfielder Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Inter Milan on February 2, 2014
Report: Arsenal agree deal for Arturo Vidal
Arsenal reach an agreement with Juventus to sign Arturo Vidal, according to a report from Chile.
Jun 28, 14:55
Juventus' Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match Sampdoria vs Juventus on May 2, 2015
Freddie Ljungberg urges Arsenal to sign Arturo Vidal
Freddie Ljungberg says that Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal would represent a "great" signing for Arsenal.
Jun 28, 14:41
Fiorentina's Juan Vargas celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Europa League group stage football match PAOK FC Thessaloniki vs ACF Fiorentina at Toumpa Stadium in Thessaloniki on October 23, 2014
Juan Manuel Vargas: 'Alexis Sanchez, Eduardo Vargas aren't anything special'
Peru's Juan Manuel Vargas says that Chile's Alexis Sanchez and Eduardo Vargas 'aren't anything special' ahead of the two teams' semi-final clash on Monday evening.
Jun 27, 07:14
Chilean national team footballer Eduardo Vargas celebrates next to Arturo Vidal after scoring against North ireland during a friendly football match in Valparaiso, on June 4, 2014
Result: Mauricio Isla winner sends Chile through to semi-finals
Mauricio Isla's late winner sends Chile through to the Copa America semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Uruguay in Santiago.
Jun 25, 02:30
Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
Bob Wilson: 'Petr Cech would take Arsenal to new level'
Ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Bob Wilson says that signing Petr Cech would give the Gunners a good chance of challenging for the Premier League title.
Jun 23, 15:21
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 4, 2015
Thierry Henry hails "amazing" Mesut Ozil
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says that Mesut Ozil is "difficult to stop" following his performances for the club last season.
Jun 22, 22:09
Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain celebrates with teammates Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi and Lucas Biglia after scoring the opening goal against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup quarter-final in Brasilia on July 5, 2014
Copa America quarter-finals: Four talking points
Sports Mole picks out the biggest talking points from the four Copa America quarter-finals.
Jun 22, 16:19
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Preview: Chile vs. Uruguay
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first Copa America quarter-final between hosts Chile and holders Uruguay.
Jun 22, 11:29
Manchester United's English defender Rio Ferdinand gestures during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Manchester United on October 28, 2012
Rio Ferdinand: 'English player valuations are a joke'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, once the world's most expensive defender, describes transfer fees linked to English players as "a joke".
Jun 20, 15:35
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Result: Chile turn on the style to ease past Bolivia
Chile destroy Boliva 5-0 in the Copa America thanks to a brace from Charles Aranguiz, further strikes from Alexis Sanchez, Gary Medel and a Ronald Raldes own goal.
Jun 20, 02:29
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Live Commentary: Chile 5-0 Bolivia - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the Copa America clash between Chile and Bolivia from the Estadio Nacional.
Jun 20, 00:00
Alexis Sanchez fires home Arsenal's second goal during the FA Cup final against Aston Villa at Wembley on May 30, 2015
Thierry Henry: 'Alexis Sanchez can fire Arsenal to Premier League title'
Thierry Henry hopes that Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez can fire the Gunners to Premier League glory next season.
Jun 19, 18:33
Head coach Jorge Sampaoli of Chile reacts after his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014
Preview: Chile vs. Bolivia
Sports Mole looks ahead to the final Group A encounter between Copa America hosts Chile and Bolivia.
Jun 17, 15:15
Chilean national team footballer Eduardo Vargas celebrates next to Arturo Vidal after scoring against North ireland during a friendly football match in Valparaiso, on June 4, 2014
Result: Matias Vuoso earns Mexico a point in entertaining Chile draw
Chile move a step closer to qualification for the quarter-finals after a 3-3 draw with Mexico in the Copa America.
Jun 16, 02:29
Chilean national team footballer Eduardo Vargas celebrates next to Arturo Vidal after scoring against North ireland during a friendly football match in Valparaiso, on June 4, 2014
Result: Chile clinch victory over Ecuador in Copa America
Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas fire Chile to a 2-0 victory over Ecuador in the Copa America opener.
Jun 12, 02:35
Alexis Sanchez of Chile celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the international friendly match between England and Chile at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2013
Half-Time Report: Ecuador holding Chile in Copa America opener
Chile struggle to earn a half-time lead as they are held at the break by Ecuador in game one of the Copa America in Santiago.
Jun 12, 01:34
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during the Group F football match between Argentina and Iran at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on June 21, 2014
Argentina star Lionel Messi expects tight Copa America contest
Lionel Messi believes that Argentina are strong contenders for Copa America glory, but thinks that this year will be the closest contest yet.
Jun 11, 08:46
Alexis Sanchez fires home Arsenal's second goal during the FA Cup final against Aston Villa at Wembley on May 30, 2015
Mesut Ozil hails 'winner' Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says that he is delighted to be playing alongside Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez.
Jun 10, 19:29
Alexis Sanchez in action for Arsenal on December 13, 2014
Alexis Sanchez: 'I'm improving all the time'
Arsenal winger Alexis Sanchez believes that he has improved as a footballer since joining the Gunners.
Jun 10, 10:41
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Alexis Sanchez 'disappointed' by Arsenal season
Alexis Sanchez believes that Arsenal had a "disappointing" season even though they retained the FA Cup and qualified for the Champions League.
Jun 9, 13:55
Eduardo Vargas celebrates scoring Chile's first goal against Spain on June 18, 2014.
Copa America - Group A preview
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the four nations that make up Group A of this year's Copa America.
Jun 9, 12:19
Chilean national team footballer Eduardo Vargas celebrates next to Arturo Vidal after scoring against North ireland during a friendly football match in Valparaiso, on June 4, 2014
Preview: Chile vs. Ecuador
Sports Mole looks ahead to the opening match of this summer's Copa America between hosts Chile and Ecuador.
Jun 9, 11:50
Philippe Coutinho runs with the ball for Liverpool during their Premier League meeting with Newcastle United on April 13, 2015
Brazil's Philippe Coutinho hopes to grasp Copa America "opportunity"
Philippe Coutinho insists that his priority is for Brazil to succeed in the Copa America regardless of whether he plays or not.
Jun 9, 07:14
Chile's forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Round of 16 football match between Brazil and Chile at The Mineirao Stadium on June 28, 2014
Alexis Sanchez plays down bust-up with Chile teammate Marcelo Diaz
Alexis Sanchez plays down reports of a bust-up with Chile teammate Marcelo Diaz by insisting that everything has been "sorted".
Jun 9, 06:57
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Sports Mole Reader Awards: Premier League Midfielder of the Season
Find out who the Sports Mole readers have chosen as their 2014-15 Premier League Midfielder of the Season.
Jun 5, 17:47
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Alexis Sanchez stops police from preventing fan from taking photo with Arsenal star
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez stops police from preventing a young fan from grabbing a quick photo with him while in Chile.
Jun 3, 10:29
Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates as his cross deflects off of Tyler Blackett of Manchester United for an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on May 17, 2015
Theo Walcott talks up Alexis Sanchez quality
Arsenal attacker Theo Walcott reserves special praise for Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean capped off a memorable debut season with a goal in the FA Cup final.
May 30, 21:27
Aston Villa defender Jores Okore and Theo Walcott of Arsenal contest for the ball during the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 30, 2015
Player Ratings: Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa
Sports Mole rates and slates the Arsenal and Aston Villa players for their performance in the one-side FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 30, 21:20
Fabian Delph in action for Aston Villa on December 28, 2014
Fabian Delph: 'Arsenal deserved to win FA Cup'
Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph admits that his side did not do enough during their 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Arsenal in the FA Cup final.
May 30, 20:47
The Arsenal team pose with the trophy after winning the FA Cup final football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley stadium in London on May 30, 2015
Match Analysis: Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Arsenal's 4-0 thrashing of Aston Villa in the final of the FA Cup at Wembley.
May 30, 20:30
Tim Sherwood, manager of Aston Villa looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood aims to change team's 'losing mentality'
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood blames his side's 4-0 hammering at the hands of Arsenal on a "losing mentality".
May 30, 20:29
Arsenal's Mikel Arteta in action against Wigan during their Premier League match on May 14, 2013
Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta: 'We have made history today'
Arsenal skipper Mikel Arteta revels in his side's 4-0 FA Cup final victory over Aston Villa.
May 30, 20:16
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