Alexandro Alves do Nascimento

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Alex Alves
Personal information
Full name Alexandro Alves do Nascimento
Date of birth (1974-12-30)30 December 1974
Place of birth Campo Formoso, Brazil
Date of death 14 November 2012(2012-11-14) (aged 37)
Place of death Jaú, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Vitória
1994–1995 Palmeiras
1996 Juventude (RS)
1997 Portuguesa (SP)
1998–1999 Cruzeiro
1999–2003 Hertha BSC 81 (25)
2003 Atlético Mineiro
2004 Vasco da Gama
2005–2006 Vitória
2006 Shenyang Ginde 4 (0)
2007 Boavista (RJ)
2008 Fortaleza
2008 Boavista (RJ)
2008–2009 Kavala 3 (1)
2010 União Rondonópolis

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Alexandro Alves do Nascimento (30 December 1974 – 14 November 2012) was a Brazilian footballer[1] who has played for Kavala in Greece. He previously played in Brazil for Vitória, Palmeiras, Juventude (RS), Portuguesa (SP), Cruzeiro, Atlético Mineiro, Vasco da Gama, Boavista (RJ), Fortaleza, Chinese side Shenyang Ginde, and in Germany for Hertha BSC.

Goal of the year

Alex Alves scored the Goal of the Year in Germany in 2000, scoring from inside the centre circle playing for Hertha BSC against 1. FC Köln. His goal reduced the deficit to 2–1, and Hertha won the match 4–2.[2][3]


Alex Alves died on 14 November 2012 in Jaú, São Paulo, after facing a battle against leukaemia.[4]


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  2. "Ex-Hertha star Alex Alves dies in hospital". Scoresway. Global Sports Media. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Spannagel, Lars (14 November 2012). "Ehemaliger Hertha-Spieler Alex Alves ist tot". Sport. Der Tagesspiegel. Retrieved 15 November 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Alex Alves, ex-Palmeiras e Cruzeiro, morre no interior de São Paulo" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 14 November 2012. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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