Roland Alberg

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Roland Alberg
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Personal information
Full name Roland Romario Alberg
Date of birth (1990-08-06) 6 August 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Hoorn, Netherlands
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Philadelphia Union
Number 10
Youth career
De Blokkers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Excelsior 52 (11)
2013 Elazığspor 3 (0)
2013–2016 ADO Den Haag 71 (16)
2016– Philadelphia Union 28 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2016.

Roland Alberg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːlɑnt ˈɑlbɛrx], born 6 August 1990) is a Surinamese footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for American Major League Soccer club Philadelphia Union.

Alberg was born in the Netherlands and is of Surinamese descent. He played an unofficial friendly match for the Suriname national football team against Curaçao.[1]

Club career[edit]

After coming through the AZ youth system, Alberg made his professional debut with Eredivisie side Excelsior in the 2011/12 season and moved to Turkish outfit Elazığspor in January 2013 after falling out with the Rotterdam club who claimed he had spit at his own supporters.[2] ADO Den Haag however claimed Alberg had also signed a contract with them.[3]

He finally joined Den Haag in September 2013.[4] After 71 career appearances in which he scored 16 goals with ADO, Alberg was acquired by the Philadelphia Union in February 2016.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He is a younger brother of former player Ibad Muhamadu.[6]


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