Alex Antônio de Melo Santos

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Alex
Personal information
Full name Alex Antônio de Melo Santos[1]
Date of birth (1983-04-16) April 16, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil[2]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Left-back, Left-winger
Club information
Current team
Tokushima Vortis
Number 3
Youth career
1996ー2000 Cruzeiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Cruzeiro
2002 Kawasaki Frontale 20 (1)
2003ー2007 Avispa Fukuoka 186 (38)
2008 Kashiwa Reysol 28 (5)
2009ー2010 JEF United Chiba 55 (7)
2011ー2012 Kashima Antlers 35 (1)
2012 Tokushima Vortis (loan) 14 (3)
2013ー Tokushima Vortis 32 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 June 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Alex Antônio de Melo Santos, or simply Alex (born April 16, 1983), is a Brazilian midfielder. He recently plays for Tokushima Vortis in the J. League Division 2.

In June 2012, Alex joined Tokushima Vortis on loan from Kashima Antlers. The move was later made permanent, with Alex penning a new contract with Tokushima.

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 1 December 2012

Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kawasaki Frontale 2002 20 1 3 2 23 3
Avispa Fukuoka 2003 40 2 3 0 43 2
2004 36 4 2 1 38 5
2005 35 4 0 0 35 4
2006 30 2 0 0 2 1 32 3
2007 45 26 2 1 47 27
Kashiwa Reysol 2008 28 5 5 0 4 1 37 6
JEF United Chiba 2009 22 0 1 0 3 0 26 0
2010 33 7 0 0 33 7
Kashima Antlers 2011 30 1 2 0 3 0 5 0 35 1
2012 5 0 2 0 7 0
Tokushima Vortis 2012 14 3 2 1 16 4
Total 338 55 20 5 14 2 5 0 377 62

Personal life[edit]

His twin brother Alan is also a professional footballer who plays for Fujieda MYFC in the Japan Football League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alex Antônio de Melo Santos at Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Alex Antônio de Melo Santos at zerozero.pt" (in Portuguese). Zerozero.pt. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "アランが福岡テスト生 (Alan faces the trial of Fukuoka)". Nikkan Sports. Jun 7, 2008. Retrieved Dec 1, 2013.