Alex Alves (footballer, born 1974)
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Alexandro Alves do Nascimento (30 December 1974 – 14 November 2012) was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a Striker. He played in Brazil for Vitória, Palmeiras, Juventude (RS), Portuguesa (SP), Cruzeiro, Atlético Mineiro, Vasco da Gama, Boavista (RJ), Fortaleza, Chinese side Shenyang Ginde, in Germany for Hertha BSC, and in Greece for Kavala.
|Full name||Alexandro Alves do Nascimento|
|Date of birth||30 December 1974|
|Place of birth||Campo Formoso, Brazil|
|Date of death||14 November 2012(aged 37)|
|Place of death||Jaú, Brazil|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2004||Vasco da Gama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Goal of the yearEdit
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.
- "Alex Alves" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
- "Ex-Hertha star Alex Alves dies in hospital". Scoresway. Global Sports Media. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
- Spannagel, Lars (14 November 2012). "Ehemaliger Hertha-Spieler Alex Alves ist tot". Sport. Der Tagesspiegel. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
- "Alex Alves, ex-Palmeiras e Cruzeiro, morre no interior de São Paulo" (in Portuguese). uol.com.br. Retrieved 14 November 2012.
- Alex Alves at Sambafoot