Alaba, a new Real Madrid ace, is world-class at every position. The only problem is where to play

He is a problem player for the country at 29 years old because he can play anywhere, in defense or midfield.

Alaba, a new Real Madrid ace, is world-class at every position. The only problem is where to play

Austria's only world-class player is David Alaba. However, Franco Foda, the national team coach, hasn't settled on his best captain's position.

Alaba is currently being moved around amid many formation changes. Alaba has been playing as a left-back and centre-back over the past few months.

Alaba, however, helped Austria reach the knockout stage in a major tournament by keeping Andriy Yarmolenko still during Monday's 1-0 victory over Ukraine. This set up a Euro 2020 last-16 matchup with Italy at Wembley.

Alaba's performances for Spain are a glimpse at what Real Madrid fans can look forward to from when they move to Spain later in the summer. will receive a free transfer from Bayern Munich.

With Sergio Ramos just leaving the Santiago Bernabeu and Alaba expected to fill the void left by Blancos' legend in central defense,

Andreas Hagenauer, a journalist for Der Standard newspaper, says that Ramos was so distinctive in terms of his character, playing style and character.Goal.

"But, I believe Alaba could be the most important brick of the new defensive wall Madrid is hoping to build."

Alaba is a proven leader for club and country in the past. He is a player with a fierce winning mentality.

He arrived in Munich from Austria Wien in the summer 2008 and won 27 trophies.

He is a fan favourite back home and was named Austrian Footballer Of The Year seven times.

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