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Alex Neal-Bullen is an Australian professional rules footballer playing for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). A midfielder, 1.82 meters (6 ft 0 in) tall and weighing 80 kilograms (180 lb), Neal-Bullen plays primarily as a half-forward.
Neal-Bullen played top-level football early when he played senior football for the Glenelg Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) at eighteen years of age, in addition to representing South Australia at the 2014 AFL Under 18 Championships. He was recruited by the Melbourne Football Club with the fortieth selection in the 2014 AFL draft and he made his AFL debut during the 2015 season.
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Alex Neal-Bullen was born on January 9, 1996 (age 27 years) in Australia. He is the son of Australian parents. He was born into a sporting family, where his grandma, Cheryl Neal, became the first female jockey in history to win a race in Melbourne against men, achieved in 1979. Her career ended prematurely after a fall that left her in a coma for eight months and paraplegic from the waist down.
Neal-Bullen’s grandmother’s disability was one of the reasons behind Neal-Bullen’s decision to study education and disability at Flinders University in 2014. Neal-Bullen played his junior career with Mitchell Park Football Club and the Glenelg Football Club and played nine games with the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) senior team in 2014.
He attended Sacred Heart College in Adelaide. Alex Neal-Bullen achieved state selection for South Australia in the 2014 AFL Under 18 Championships and played in the winning grand final against Vic Metro, whilst also being named among the best players for the match.
His performances in the championships, where he was the leading clearance winner, and his performances in the SANFL led to him being regarded as an in-and-under player who made an impact on games. In addition, his athletic background placed him in the elite bracket of endurance runners and raised his prospects of being drafted inside the top twenty-five.
Alex Neal-Bullen was recruited by the Melbourne Football Club with their third selection and the fortieth overall in the 2014 national draft. After a delayed start to the 2015 season through knee injuries, he made his debut in round eleven against St Kilda at Etihad Stadium. He kicked his first goal the following week in the twenty-four-point victory against Geelong at Simonds Stadium and finished the match with three goals.
Neal-Bullen missed only one match for the remainder of the season after his debut and managed eleven games overall with a total of six goals; furthermore, Melbourne football operations manager, Josh Mahoney, noted Neal-Bullen had “adapted really quickly to the demands of being an AFL player” which saw him extend his contract until the end of 2017, despite being in contract for the 2016 season.
The 2016 season saw Neal-Bullen spend the majority of the season playing in the Victorian Football League (VFL) for Melbourne’s affiliate team, the Casey Scorpions. He played his first senior match for the season in the sixty-three-point win against the Brisbane Lions at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in round nine.
Alex Neal-Bullen maintained his spot the next week for the match against Port Adelaide before being omitted for the round eleven match against Hawthorn at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. He was recalled to the senior side for the six-point loss against West Coast at Subiaco Oval in round eighteen and was dropped the next week before playing his final match of the season in the twenty-point loss against Carlton at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in round twenty-two, managing just four matches in his second year.
Despite failing to maintain a spot in the senior side, he had strong form in the VFL, which saw him play in seventeen matches, and he was named in the best players twelve times. His performances saw him finish as the runner-up in Casey’s best and fairest count, behind captain and former Gold Coast player, Jack Hutchins, and a fifth-place finish in the J. J. Liston Trophy – awarded to the best and fairest player in the VFL – with thirteen votes.
Is Alex Neal-Bullen married? Alex Neal-Bullen is married to his longtime girlfriend Georgie Brinkworth. His wife is a private person. However, the rules footballer rarely speaks about his personal life.
Alex Neal-Bullen net worth
How much is Alex Neal-Bullen worth? Alex Neal-Bullen net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a rules footballer. Alex Neal-Bullen’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $326,110 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and influential rules footballers in Australia. He stands at an appealing height of 1.82m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.