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Meet Roberto, The Supportive Brother Of Rising MUFC Star Alejandro Garnacho

Meet Roberto, The Supportive Brother Of Rising MUFC Star Alejandro Garnacho

Manchester United youngster Alejandro Garnacho is chock-full of talent, which is something you probably already knew. But despite his growing popularity, the forward’s brother remains a relatively unknown figure. 

Garnacho, who burst into United’s first team picture just last year, is currently on a steady climb up the ranks at Old Trafford. 

The 18-year-old was turning heads by scoring spectacular goals at a youth level, long before he was handed a first-team debut by former manager Ralf Rangnick.

He eventually earned his first senior appearance last year on the 28th of April, as the winger was subbed on during the 91st minute of the 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

The Argentine went on to grab a brace in the FA Youth Cup final to conclude a solid season, which ended with him winning the Jimmy Murphy Youth Player of the year award.

Garnacho has received a decent bit of playing time this season, with manager Erik Ten Hag even praising the youngster’s qualities. 

Most of his appearances have been as an impact sub, a role he has fulfilled to great effect on numerous occasions.

His most notable moments in Red so far include the injury-time winner against Fulham and his assist for Marcus Rashford’s goal during the 2-1 victory against City.

All signs point towards a bright future for the 18-year-old, whose pace, skill, and bravery on the ball have already left a lasting impression on fans.

On the topic of fans, it has to be said that Alejandro’s greatest cheerleader remains his younger brother.

Who is Alejandro Garnacho’s brother Roberto?

The 18-year-old’s younger brother is Roberto Garnacho, and the duo has no other siblings. 

Judging by his social media activity, Roberto shares a close bond with his older brother, and he makes sure to watch every single appearance made by Alejandro.

Roberto was also present on the day of his brother’s first senior start, and to commemorate the occasion he posted a special story on his Instagram.

Aside from supporting his brother, Roberto also talks football through his socials. 

Despite not being as prominent in the public eye, he has managed to garner a following of over 40,000 on Instagram, and a further 8,000 on his Twitter.

He recently used his Twitter to defend his brother during the ‘vape controversy’ by calling out Marca on the coverage of the story.

https://twitter.com/garnakjcc/status/1638197830023036930

Aside from this, he occasionally provides his opinions on other United players, including Bruno Fernandes who he praised through a Tweet.

This Tiktok compilation, featuring a series of images of the Garnacho brothers throughout the years gives us a bit of insight into how tightly knit their relationship is. 

By the looks of it, Roberto really looks up to his brother, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see him follow in Alejandro’s footsteps and become a professional football player.