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. 

UEFA honours
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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: 29/07/2015 01:13 CET
23.08.2014Ukrainian CupFirst roundObolon-BrovarObolon-Brovar0-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk7200
25.09.2014Ukrainian CupSecond roundPoltavaPoltava1-5Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9020
27.10.2014Ukrainian CupSecond roundShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk4-1PoltavaPoltava1300
08.04.2015Ukrainian CupQuarter-finalsShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk1-0MetalistMetalist9000
29.04.2015Ukrainian CupSemi-finalsDniproDnipro0-1Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000
20.05.2015Ukrainian CupSemi-finalsShakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk1-1DniproDnipro9000
04.06.2015Ukrainian CupFinalDynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv0-0
(5-4(p))
Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk12000
23.07.2015Ukrainian Premier LeagueVolynVolyn1-4Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9020
28.07.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundFenerbahçeFenerbahçe0-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Alex Teixeira
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 06/01/1990 (25)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Shakhtar Donetsk ( UKR)

  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 70kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16

  • 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 Donetsk368
Total368
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Shakhtar Donetsk20
Total20
Last updated: 29/07/2015 01:13 CET
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