Alejandro Vela

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Alejandro Vela
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Personal information
Full name Manuel Alejandro Vela Garrido[1]
Date of birth (1984-03-28) March 28, 1984 (age 31)
Place of birth Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Cruz Azul
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Guadalajara 43 (3)
2006–2008 Chiapas 65 (11)
2008– Cruz Azul[2] 130 (12)
2013–2014 Atlante (loan) 32 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Vela and the second or maternal family name is Garrido.

Alejandro Vela (born 28 March 1984 in Cancún, Quintana Roo) is a Mexican football striker who currently plays for Cruz Azul in the Liga MX, having previously played for Chivas de Guadalajara and Jaguares.[2]

He made his debut on 14 August 2004, for Chivas against Atlante.[3]

His younger brother, Carlos, is a professional footballer currently contracted to Real Sociedad


  1. ^ "Alejandro Vela". Zerozero Football. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b espn stats
  3. ^ Alejandro Vela Liga MX stats at Medio (Spanish)