Who Is Alex Scott Boyfriend? Facts On Married, Lesbian
English former footballer Alex Scott is notable for her appearance as a pundit in the 2019 FIFA World Cup. She played as a right-back for Arsenal and represented the English national and Great Britain during the 2012 London Olympics. After returning from professional football in 2017, the 5-foot 4-inches player started her media career appearing on Sky Sports' Soccer AM.
The professional footballer was just eight when she signed with the Arsenal youth team as a winger and later transitioned to a right-back position. She sharpened her football skills in no time and netted the game-winning goal of Arsenal during the finals in the 2007 UEFA Women's Cup.
Not to forget, Alex is also a contestant of the seventeenth season of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.
Who Is Alex Scott Boyfriend? Facts On Married Life!
Alex Scott is 35 years old but has never been reported to be married. So there are no details to go on about her husband. While talking about her dating history, Alex was linked romantically with her Strictly Come Dancing co-star, Neil Jones.
Their enthralling dancing chemistry in 2019 became the reason to ignite such rumors.
Alex Scott and her dancing partner Neil Jones (Photo: express.co.uk)
Despite the speculations, the pair had made it crystal clear that nothing romantic is brewing between them. Alex's rumored boyfriend Neil appeared in an interview with Hello! magazine in October 2019 and said that he hadn't even thought of dating and is strictly focused on dancing.
Moreover, confirming her single status, Alex, in her recent November 2019 interview with express.co.uk, explains she doesn't feel a necessity to search for a boyfriend.
Is Alex Lesbian?
English former footballer Alex, who appeared on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, is often rumored to be lesbian. But, she is quite secretive regarding her personal life, and there are no records of her affairs with any ladies.
Though Alex is active in social media, she has not taken her stance to address such baseless things, which are nothing but just rumors.
Alex Gets Racist Abuse
After there were speculations about the former footballer becoming the new presenter of the BBC's A Question of Sports, she received a lot of racist abuse. However, the Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker made his thoughts clear through his tweet that she is the smart, knowledgable, and perfectly qualified for the role. He gave a hint that she was about to join the show, but the BBC has not confined her arrival. The company said:
No conversations have been had about who will replace Sue Barke
However, Gary was fast to congratulate her. He tweeted:
Congratulations and good luck to @AlexScott on being the new host for Question Of Sport … If you have a problem with Alex getting the job, you might just be part of the problem.
Then, there came the disrespectful comments on the tweet saying if she got the post, it would be a box-ticking exercise. Others said that 'she (Alex) had no experience, but her color got her the job.'
Responding to the comment, Alex posted a poem on her Instagram handle that she wrote back in 2018 about her battle against racism. Moreover, she took it to Twitter and expressed her thankfulness for the love and support she got fro her fans.
Alex's Bio, Parents
Born on 14 October 1984, Alex is a native of London, England. From her parents' side, Alex possesses a British (Irish and Jamaican) ancestry.
Alex is the daughter of Carol McKee, who has always supported her football career. She and her mom Carol are pretty much close, and Alex often shares her victory trophies with her mother. On the other side, the information on her father is unavailable. He had left the family when Carol was still young.
Since then, Alex's mother, Carol, whose birthday is on 2 December, took a responsibility to nourish both Alex and her brother. She always keeps on cheering them and often attends the training and matches of Alex at Arsenal, time and again. In the family, Alex has a niece Skye, who had an appearance on former football's social media.