Alex

  • Date of birth : 17/06/1982
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Brazil Brazil
 
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Alex

Clubs: Santos FC, Chelsea FC, PSV Eindhoven (loan), Paris Saint-Germain FC

• Born in the Brazilian seaside resort of Niteroi, he was a prominent figure for his first club, Santos, winning the Brazilian title in 2002 and becoming a Brazilian international the following year, making his debut in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Mexico.

• Signed for Chelsea in 2004 after scoring 20 goals in 103 games for Santos (who also went on to win 2004 Brazilian title), but work permit issues prevented him from playing in England so he was loaned to PSV.

• Proved to be a cult figure at the Dutch club, helping PSV to the double in his first season and league titles in each of the next two before returning to Chelsea; made 28 UEFA Champions League appearances for PSV, scoring four goals including a header that eliminated Arsenal FC in 2006/07.

• Enjoyed successful trip to Venezuela in summer 2007, helping Brazil to Copa América glory with a 3-0 victory against Argentina in the final.

• Enjoyed a lengthy run in the team in each of his first two seasons, particularly during ex-PSV boss Guus Hiddink's spell as temporary manager, which ended with a 90-minute appearance in the 2009 FA Cup final defeat of Everton FC at Wembley.

• A hernia operation meant it was not until late October that he made his first outing of a 2009/10 campaign which ended with Chelsea winning the Premier League and FA Cup double.

• Became first-choice centre-back for 2010/11 alongside John Terry following Ricardo Carvalho's departure to Real Madrid CF, though a combination of thigh and knee injuries restricted his progress in the first half of the campaign. 

• Moved to PSG in January 2012 helping the side to a second-placed finish that season, but went one better the year later as he helped the club win a first French title since 1994 and to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, scoring twice along the way.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
 runner-up 2008

Last updated: 02/08/13 13.59CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/05/2014 02:12 CET
09.08.2013French Ligue 1MontpellierMontpellier1-1ParisParis9000
18.08.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1AjaccioAjaccio9000
25.08.2013French Ligue 1NantesNantes1-2ParisParis9000
31.08.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0GuingampGuingamp9000
13.09.2013French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux0-2ParisParis9000
25.09.2013French Ligue 1ValenciennesValenciennes0-1ParisParis4500
02.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-0BenficaBenfica7800
06.10.2013French Ligue 1MarseilleMarseille1-2ParisParis9000
19.10.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0BastiaBastia9000
23.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAnderlechtAnderlecht0-5ParisParis5600
27.10.2013French Ligue 1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne2-2ParisParis6300
01.11.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0LorientLorient9000
09.11.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1NiceNice9000
23.11.2013French Ligue 1ReimsReims0-3ParisParis9000
01.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0LyonLyon9000
07.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0SochauxSochaux6000
14.12.2013French Ligue 1RennesRennes1-3ParisParis9000
22.12.2013French Ligue 1ParisParis2-2LOSCLOSC6700
08.01.2014French CupNinth roundBrestBrest2-5ParisParis9000
11.01.2014French Ligue 1AjaccioAjaccio1-2ParisParis7200
19.01.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0NantesNantes9000
25.01.2014French Ligue 1GuingampGuingamp1-1ParisParis9010
31.01.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0BordeauxBordeaux9010
04.02.2014French League CupSemi-finalsNantesNantes1-2ParisParis9000
09.02.2014French Ligue 1MonacoMonaco1-1ParisParis9000
23.02.2014French Ligue 1ToulouseToulouse2-4ParisParis9000
02.03.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0MarseilleMarseille9000
08.03.2014French Ligue 1BastiaBastia0-3ParisParis9000
16.03.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne9000
21.03.2014French Ligue 1LorientLorient0-1ParisParis6000
13.04.2014French Ligue 1LyonLyon1-0ParisParis8000
19.04.2014French League CupFinalLyonLyon1-2ParisParis9000
27.04.2014French Ligue 1SochauxSochaux1-1ParisParis9000
07.05.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-2RennesRennes9000
10.05.2014French Ligue 1LOSCLOSC1-3ParisParis9000
17.05.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis4-0MontpellierMontpellier9000

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General info

  • Name: Alex
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 17/06/1982 (32)
  • Country: Brazil
  • Squad number: 0
  • Club: Milan ( ITA)

  • Height: 189cm
  • Weight: 92kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    11/08/04: Crvena zvezda 3-2 PSV

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
PSV284
Paris162
Chelsea242
Total688
Last updated: 09/04/2014 01:05 CET
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