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Alex Scott Bio, Age, Family, Boyfriend, Career, Net worth, and More

Alex Scott is an English sports presenter, pundit, and former professional footballer who mostly played 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 Summer Olympics.


Age- 39 years

Height- 1.63 m

Weight- 59 kg

Born- 14 October 1984

Birthplace – London, United Kingdom

Full name-Alexandra Virina Scott

Profession-Footballer, TV Presenter, Sports commentator

Nationality- British

Current team-Arsenal W.F.C. (#2 / Defender)


Her parents are Liz and Jay Scott. She is the second child among her siblings, with an older brother named Patrick and two younger brothers named Eddie and Joey.


Alex is currently dating Jess Glynn. They were rumored to have started their relationship in August 2023. The couple was first seen together at Wimbledon in July 2023.

Net Worth

As of 2024, her estimated net worth is $2 million.


Alexandra “Alex” Scott signed with Arsenal at the age of eight in 1992. Initially playing as a striker or right-winger, she later transitioned to become a full-back. She remained with Arsenal until the 2004-05 season, then briefly moved to Birmingham City due to financial difficulties at the club. However, she returned to Arsenal for the 2005-06 season and played a crucial role in the club’s successes.

During her time with Arsenal, she was part of the team that achieved a domestic double of the FA Women’s Premier League and FA Women’s Cup. She also played a pivotal role in Arsenal’s historic “Quadruple” season, winning all of their competitions, including the 2006-07 UEFA Women’s Cup.

In 2009, with the creation of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) in the United States, Alex’s playing rights were assigned to the Chicago Red Stars but were later traded to the Boston Breakers. She played for the Breakers in the inaugural WPS season and continued with them until the WPS collapsed in 2012.

alex scott career

After the WPS disbanded, Alex returned to Arsenal for a third spell. She was named captain for the 2014-15 season and continued to contribute significantly to the team’s successes, including reaching the final of the 2016 FA Cup, which Arsenal won.

Alex Scott played her final game for Arsenal on May 12, 2018, against Manchester City Women, and she left an indelible mark on the club’s history with her impressive performances throughout her career.

Alex Scott had a remarkable international career representing England at various levels. She competed in the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship in Canada in 2002 and made her full debut for the senior national team against the Netherlands on September 18, 2004.

Throughout her international career, she played in several major tournaments, including the UEFA Women’s Championship in 2005, 2009, 2013, and 2017, as well as the FIFA Women’s World Cups in 2007, 2011, and 2015. Notably, she won a silver medal at the 2009 UEFA Women’s Euros and a bronze medal at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

In November 2014, Scott unintentionally scored an own goal against Germany, contributing to England’s 3-0 defeat at Wembley Stadium.

After a distinguished international career, Scott announced her retirement from international football on September 2, 2017, having made 140 appearances for England. However, the FA later allocated her the number 155 as part of their legacy numbers scheme to honor the 50th anniversary of England’s inaugural international match.

In addition to her success with England, Scott was selected to represent Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics, where the team finished in 5th place.

Media Career

In 2016, She appeared in Bear Grylls’ ITV show, Mission Survive, and emerged as the winner. Following her retirement from professional football in 2017, she shifted her focus entirely to television broadcasting. Alex co-presented Match of the Day Kickabout and gained wider recognition as the first female football pundit at a World Cup for the BBC during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. She continued to provide insights on the Premier League and, in August 2018, made history as the first female pundit on Sky Sports, joining the Super Sunday team.

Her broadcasting achievements continued as she covered the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the BBC and was later announced as the new co-host of Sky Sports’ Goals on Sunday alongside Chris Kamara. Alex has been a regular presenter at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards since 2020 and is frequently seen as a guest presenter on The One Show. Her successful transition to the world of television has solidified her status as a prominent figure in sports broadcasting.

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