Austrian footballer of the year 2011 David Alaba was born of a Nigerian father and a Philippine mother, David started playing football at a very tender age, his club playing days started with age nine when he played for SV Alpern. He was then picked up by a Vienna based Austria football club called Vienna FC for his talent; they brought him into their youth academy. David Alaba is one of the biggest young talents in the German football system. The 20-year-old Austro-Nigerian also represents the biggest hope of the Alpine nation Austria.
The future looks bright for David Alaba as the 20-year-old left and central midfielder his already a regular player in the Austrian national team and qualified for the Champions League final with his German club Bayern Munich.
David Olatokunbo Alaba was born on June 24, 1992 in Vienna, Austria, to Nigerian father George and Filipino mother Gina. His father earns his salary as a DJ, musician and rapper. His mother is a nurse.
David Alaba raised quickly in Vienna's youth ranks, playing for their U-17s as a 14-year-old. As a 15-year-old he played with the U-19s and in April 2008 he was on the bench with the Austria Vienna professional club.
Daivid Alaba is the youngest national team player of all times, he inter the Austrian history book when played in the Austria's 2010 World Cup qualifier against France on October 14, 2009 - at the tender age of 17 years, 112 days, beating Hans Buzek's previous mark of 17 years, 161 days.
David was drafted into the senior team at a tender age to prevent him from playing for other nations since countries like Nigeria, Philippines and Germany were reportedly interested in having him play for their national teams.