Alberto Contador Velasco is a former Spanish professional road bicycle racer. He was born on December 6, 1982, in Pinto, Madrid, Spain. Contador is widely regarded as one of the most successful and talented cyclists of his generation. Contador's professional cycling career spanned from 2003 to 2017, during which he achieved numerous victories and accolades. He is best known for his exceptional climbing abilities and his aggressive and attacking racing style. Contador was known for his relentless pursuit of victories and his willingness to take risks on the bike, which often led to thrilling and memorable performances. Contador's most notable victories include winning the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009, the Giro d'Italia in 2008 and 2015, and the Vuelta a Espana in 2008, 2012, and 2014. He is one of only six cyclists in history to have won all three Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, and Vuelta a Espana) in their career. Throughout his career, Contador faced various challenges and controversies, including a doping scandal in 2010, which resulted in a suspension and the nullification of some of his victories. Despite these setbacks, Contador remained a beloved and respected figure in the cycling world, admired for his determination, courage, and unwavering passion for the sport. Contador retired from professional cycling in 2017, leaving behind a lasting legacy as one of Spain's greatest cyclists and an inspiration to aspiring riders around the world. He continues to be involved in the sport as a mentor and ambassador, sharing his knowledge and experience with the next generation of cyclists.