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Alexandre Rey (born 22 September 1972) is a Swiss former footballer who played as a striker during the 1990s and 2000s. He is best known for his spells at Servette FC and Neuchâtel Xamax.

Alexandre Rey
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-09-22) 22 September 1972 (age 47)
Place of birth Switzerland
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 FC Sion 65 (23)
1994–1996 FC Basel 61 (15)
1996–1997 FC Sion 5 (0)
1997–2001 Servette FC 132 (54)
2001–2002 FC Lucerne 16 (5)
2002–2006 Neuchâtel Xamax 122 (49)
Total 401 (146)
National team
1998–2005 Switzerland 18 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Rey began playing professionally in 1991 with FC Sion, helping the club win the Swiss Cup in 1991 and the League in 1992 before moving to FC Basel in 1994. He spent just two seasons at Basel and returned to Sion ahead of the 1996/97 season. Although he was a success during his first spell at the club, Rey struggled to win a place in the starting eleven, playing just five games in six months, and left for Servette FC in January 1997. He was a major hit at Servette, playing the best football of his career and earning a call-up to the Switzerland squad. After making 132 appearances and scoring 54 goals for the club, Rey left to join FC Lucerne in January 2001. He signed for Neuchâtel Xamax the following January and proved to be a good signing as he went on to score almost fifty goals for the club before his retirement in 2006.

Alexandre Rey was capped 18 times for the Swiss national team, scoring five goals. He made his international debut as a substitute against Hungary at the Ferenc Puskás Stadium in Budapest on 18 November 1998. He went on to make another fourteen appearances for Switzerland between then and 2001 when he was no longer included in the squad. He made a comeback to the national team when he replaced the suspended Alexander Frei and scored a hat-trick in the match against the Faroe Islands on 4 September 2004.

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