Alex Rufer

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Alex Rufer
Personal information
Full name Alex Rufer
Date of birth (1996-06-12) 12 June 1996 (age 18)
Place of birth New Zealand
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Wellington Phoenix
Number 14
Youth career
0000–2013 YoungHeart Manawatu
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 YoungHeart Manawatu 5 (0)
2013 Wairarapa United 1 (1)
2013– Wellington Phoenix 1 (0)
National team
2013– New Zealand U-17 7 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 February 2014

Alex Rufer (born 12 June 1996) is a New Zealand footballer who plays as a attacking midfielder for Wellington Phoenix.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Rufer is the son of former international New Zealand player Shane Rufer, and the nephew of Oceania Player of the Century Wynton Rufer.[1]

Club career[edit]

Rufer started his career with YoungHeart Manawatu.

In February 2013, Rufer joined Wairarapa United.[2]

In August 2013, ahead of the A-League season, Rufer signed a three-year contract with Wellington Phoenix.[3] Rufer made his debut for the Wellington Phoenix in the 3-2 away win against Newcastle Jets on February 9, 2014.