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Alexandre "Álex" Moreno Lopera (Spanish pronunciation: [alekˈsandɾe ˈalegz moˈɾeno loˈpeɾa];[a] born 8 June 1993) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Rayo Vallecano as a left winger or left back.

Álex Moreno
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Moreno with Rayo Vallecano in 2019
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Moreno Lopera
Date of birth (1993-06-08) 8 June 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Sant Sadurní, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger / Left back
Club information
Current team
Rayo Vallecano
Number 7
Youth career
2011–2012 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Vilafranca 1 (0)
2012–2013 Llagostera 27 (2)
2013–2014 Mallorca 31 (2)
2014– Rayo Vallecano 124 (8)
2015–2016Elche (loan) 40 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2018


Football careerEdit

Born in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Barcelona, Catalonia, Moreno graduated from local FC Vilafranca's youth system, making his senior debuts in 2010–11 in Tercera División. He signed with FC Barcelona in April 2011, being assigned to the youth team;[1] despite being a regular starter, he was released at the end of the season.

In July 2012, Moreno joined Segunda División B club UE Llagostera.[2] He finished the campaign with 1,333 minutes of action, scoring twice.

On 4 July 2013, Moreno moved to RCD Mallorca, freshly relegated to the second level.[3] He played his first professional match on 18 August, in a 0–4 away loss against CE Sabadell FC for the Segunda División championship.[4]

On 4 January of the following year, Moreno scored his first professional goal, the last in a 2–2 draw at UD Las Palmas.[5] He featured regularly during the season, as his team narrowly avoided another drop.

On 15 July 2014, Moreno signed a four-year deal with Rayo Vallecano.[6] He made his La Liga debut on 14 September, coming on as a late substitute in a 2–3 home loss against Elche CF.[7]

On 13 August 2015, Moreno was loaned to Elche in the second tier for one year.[8]


Rayo Vallecano


  1. ^ In isolation, Álex is pronounced [ˈaleks].


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