Alex Scott

Birth Day October 14th, 1984
Birth Place London, England
Age 37 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Libra

About Alex Scott

Alexandra Virina Scott, a British former professional footballer who is excellently known as Alex Scott. She is famous for playing as a right-back for Arsenal in the FA WSL. She made 140 appearances for the England national team and represented Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics. She was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2019 whereas she is also a pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports as of 2019. She was featured during the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She was named in the 18-player Great Britain squad for the 2012 London Olympics in June 2012. She played her last game on 12th May 2018 against Manchester City Women which Arsenal won 2-1. As well, she founded 'The Alex Scott Academy' in partnership with Kingston College and Puma in 2011, for female footballers aged 16-19 years. Scott was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to football.

Alex Scott, pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports

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Apart from football, she is a television presenter too. She started her media career while still playing football, appearing on programs such as "Soccer AM". She became well known to a wider audience when she covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup, becoming the first female football pundit at a World Cup for the BBC. Scott was one of the hosts for the 2020 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards in December 2020. Additionally, she has been named as the new host of the BBC's Football Focus, becoming the show's first permanent female host in its 47-year history.

British former professional footballer, Alex Scott

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Early Life

Alex Scott stepped for the very first time into the world on 14th October 1984, in London, England. Her birth name/real name is Alexandra Virina Scott. She holds a British nationality belonging to a mixed ethnic background as she has an Irish mother and Jamaican father. Her race is black and she is Christian as per her religion. Her present age is 36 as she celebrated her 36th birthday on last October of 2020. Scott's Zodiac sign is Libra.

Alex Scott is the daughter of her mother, Carol McKee. She had three brothers, her older brother, Patrick, and two younger brothers, Eddie and Joey.

Regarding Alex's education, she attended St Peter's London Docks Primary school in Wapping.

Career

  • Alex Scott signed on with Arsenal in 1992, at the age of eight whereas it was announced on 25th September 2008 that her WPS playing rights had been assigned to Chicago Red Stars.
  • She later returned to Arsenal on loan for the duration of a three-match pre-season tour of Japan in December 2011 as she played her last game on 12th May 2018 against Manchester City Women which Arsenal won 2-1.
  • Scott made her full debut against the Netherlands on 18th September 2004 and won silver at the 2009 UEFA Women's Euros and bronze at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
  • She retired from international football on 2nd September 2017 however she ended up as the second most capped England player with 140 appearances on the date of retirement.
  • Besides football, she kicks off her media career while still playing football, appearing on programs such as "Soccer AM" with other minor roles at BBC Sport, BT Sport, and Sky Sports.
  • Alex covered the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup for the BBC and she was announced as the new co-host of Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday alongside Chris Kamara in August 2019.
  • She was a contestant on the seventeenth series of "Strictly Come Dancing" from September 2019.

Alex Scott with Women’s FA Cup

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Personal Life

Alex Scott is reportedly dating Sam Robertson, who stars in Coronation Street after the couple was spotted getting cozy in London. It seems that she is comfortable keeping her personal life open to the public. Concerning her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Alex Scott Is In A Relationship With Sam Robertson

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In addition, she was previously in a relationship with a former footballer, Kelly Smith.

Net Worth

The net worth of versatile lady, Alex Scott is $40 million as of 2021. She has also a fine amount of salary which is also around thousands of dollars per year. Her major source of income is from her TV presenting career as her football career had been previously expired.

Awards and Achievements

Arsenal

  • FA Women's Premier League: 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009
  • FA WSL: 2012
  • FA WSL Cup: 2012, 2013, 2015
  • FA Cup: 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2015-2016 
  • UEFA Women's Champions League: 2006-2007
  • FA Women's Community Shield: 2006, 2008 
  • FA Women's Premier League Cup: 2006-2007, 2008-2009 

England

  • Cyprus Cup: 2009, 2013, 2015 
  • UEFA Women's Championship runner-up: 2009 
  • FIFA Women's World Cup third-place: 2015

Alex Scott received Personality of the year Award 2020

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Teams Played

Youth career

  • 1992 to 1999 - Arsenal

Senior career

  • 2002 to 2004 - Arsenal 
  • 2004 to 2005 - Birmingham City    
  • 2005 to 2009 - Arsenal 
  • 2009 to 2011 - Boston Breakers
  • 2012 to 2018 - Arsenal 

National team

  • 2004 to 2017 - England
  • 2012 - Great Britain

Alex Scott, British TV Presenter

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