Aleksandr Alteberg

Aleksandr Alteberg

Country: Estonia

Date of birth: 02/06/2005 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Tartu (Estonia)

Height: —

Youth career: Maardu Linnameeskond

Current club: Nõmme United (on loan from Maardu Linnameeskond)

Squad number: 32

Current national team: Estonia U-17

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Toby Alderweireld


– tackling and intercepting 

– anticipation  

– positioning  

– pace

– ability to read the game  

– aerial duels

– passing 

– ambidexterity 


– needs to improve his strength to endure stronger players

– overly aggressive when defending sometimes/picks up a fair share of cheap cards

Style of play:

– complete, dominant, and elegant central defender

– perfect to play as a RCB and LCB in a three-man defensive line

– can also play as a full-back if needed

– good agility and coordination

– modern defender who feels very comfortable and has a good composure on the ball/press-resistant with good ball playing ability

– likes to make sliding tackles

– able to play in a high line/tactically astute to play in various tactical systems

– hard-working and quick at anticipating the movement of the opponents

– excellent positioning and ability to read the game for a player of his age

– very good recovery pace

– not very tall, but he is dominant in the air thanks to his jumping technique

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– able to control the threat of the attacker without causing an imbalance in the defensive line

– good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

Alteberg stops a dangerous attack with a great sliding tackle.
Alteberg shows his composure and anticipation – he stops the attacker in great style and starts the attack of his team.

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 16 November 2021):

Esiliiga 2020: 11 games/0 goals (Maardu)

Esiliiga 2021: 6 games/0 goals (Maardu)

Esiliiga 2021 (ongoing): 11 games/1 goal (Nõmme)


Aleksandr Alteberg is a product of Maardu Linnameeskond youth academy. He made his senior debut for Maardu aged only 15 on 8 November 2020 in the Estonian Cup game against Viimsi JK. In summer 2021, he was loaned to Nõmme United – a club very well known for developing young players. Aleksandr is also a regular youth international for Estonia and currently he is one of the leaders of the U-17 team.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Country-scale star with top European club ambition.




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