Arsenal club’s Ladies captain, Alex Scott, honored with various international as well as national title and Cup, she is a former footballer. Making more than 140 appearances and 123- cap for English national team, Scott played as a defender in the right back position. Along with representing Great Britain at 2012 London Olympics, Alex had also created “The Alex Scott Academy” for the female footballers aged between 16 to 19.
Little known about Alexandra Virina Scott, it is believed that her birthplace was Tower Hamlet, London in 14th of October 1984 with Irish and Jamaican descent.
Education and Early Career
Growing up, however, Scott was less controlled of her diet and fitness as she learned football from her brother and his friends but later she was controlled and given a hardcore training. Reminiscing, her beginning of football career, at the very tender age of eight she joined the Arsenal club as a striker. Slowly, rising her position to full-back, she remained in the club for a year and left to move Birmingham City. Later, nonetheless, she progressed bringing the FA Women's Premier League National Division but had to return to the former club due to the financial difficulties of the club.
Growing up in Tower Hamlets, Scott is said to have a brother, however, her parent's identification is not disclosed clearly. It is said that she learned football while playing with her brother and his friends at a very young age.
Professionally, she gained her fame in football clubs such as Arsenal, Birmingham and Boston Breakers along with international Olympics. Playing for Arsenal for a season and moving to Birmingham and re-joining former club again, she was successful in winning UEFA Women’s Cup Final and similarly keep on moving forward for achieving titles and Cup, creating a history. Appearing in 22 Premier League games and scoring two goals, apart from that 40 appearances and four goals, she was made a part of new women’s league in the United States, Women’s Professional Soccer. Adding even more goals and games in her name and football career, Scott played her last game on 12 May 2018 which was a winning bait for her. Later, she even became a part of BBC Sport’s football broadcasting team at Russia World Cup. Handling Captaincy in England, Alex played many international games in England as well as Great Britain Olympics. As a result, she was honored with silver and bronze at UEFA Women’s Euros and FIFA Women’s World Cup respectively. Solemnly, the same date of her retirement, Scott was placed as second most capped England player with 140 appearances.
Regarding her personal love life, not much is disclosed as it is believed that she is solely focused on her career itself.
Net Worth and Salary
Even though her net worth was not quite revealed, she is said to have a decent earning.
Still, in perfect toned shape, Alex has become leaner and more athletic once she began her football career. As a fact, she had gone through a rigorous fitness training as her career grew and now she still gives great importance for her fitness. She weighs 59 kg and possesses a height of 5 feet 4 inch.
Wiki and facts
Apart from football, she was also celebrated in a TV show, “Mission survive”, in which she won and she even co-hosted a show “Match of the Day Kickabout”. In 2017 New Year’s Honors list she was to be received an MBE for services to football.