Alex Teixeira

  • Date of birth : 06/01/1990
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Alex Teixeira

Alex Teixeira

Clubs: CR Vasco da Gama, FC Shakhtar Donetsk

• Born in Duque de Caxias, Alex Teixeira joined Vasco da Gama as a schoolboy and was capped by Brazil at youth level before graduating to the first-team squad in January 2008.

• Played for Brazil at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup before starring for his country at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt two years later; missed the decisive penalty in the final shoot-out against Ghana but scored three goals and was voted second-best player at the tournament (behind Ghana's Dominic Adiyiah).

• Relegated with Vasco in his first season, he won promotion with the same club a year later as champions before joining Shakhtar in January 2010 for €6m after over 50 league appearances for the Rio de Janeiro club.

• Made only three league outings in his first half-season in Ukraine but became more conspicuous during first half of 2010/11, scoring in three successive league games in October, the first of them in a 2-0 home win over eternal rivals FC Dynamo Kyiv.

• Made his UEFA Champions League debut as a substitute in a 1-0 home win against FK Partizan, and his first start in a 5-1 defeat by Arsenal FC in London.

• Won three successive domestic league and cup doubles with Shakhtar from 2010/11 to 2012/13, scoring ten times in 27 league appearances in the latter, the same season he played in all eight of the club's games in their run to the UEFA Champions League round of 16. 

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Last updated: 08/07/13 11.13CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:17 CET
01.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueVorsklaVorskla1-2Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk000
15.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueFC Olimpik DonetskFC Olimpik Donetsk0-5Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk3200
23.08.2014Ukrainian CupFirst roundObolon-BrovarObolon-Brovar0-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk7200
29.08.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk3-0IllychivetsIllychivets9010
13.09.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueChornomorets OdesaChornomorets Odesa0-2Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk7700
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAthleticAthletic0-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
21.09.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-1ZoryaZorya4400
25.09.2014Ukrainian CupSecond roundPoltavaPoltava1-5Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9020
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk2-2PortoPorto9010
05.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueDynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv1-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
17.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk6-2VolynVolyn4510
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBATEBATE0-7Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9010
27.10.2014Ukrainian CupSecond roundShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk4-1PoltavaPoltava1300
31.10.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueMetalurh DonetskMetalurh Donetsk2-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk5-0BATEBATE9010
09.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-0DniproDnipro9000
21.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueKarpatyKarpaty0-2Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9010
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk0-1AthleticAthletic9000
30.11.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueMetalurh ZaporizhyaMetalurh Zaporizhya0-4Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9020
05.12.2014Ukrainian Premier LeagueShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk4-1HoverlaHoverla9000
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePortoPorto1-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000

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General info

  • Name: Alex Teixeira
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 06/01/1990 (24)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Shakhtar Donetsk ( UKR)

  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 70kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    15/09/10: Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0 Partizan

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk338
Total338
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk20
Total20
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:16 CET
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