Alexandre Gallo

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Alexandre Tadeu Gallo
Alexandre Gallo 2011.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1967-05-29) May 29, 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Ribeirão Preto (SP), Brazil
Playing position Head coach
Club information
Current team
Brazil U20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1991 Botafogo-SP
1991 Vitória
1992–1996 Santos
1996 Portuguesa
1997 Guarani
1997–1998 São Paulo
1999 Botafogo FR
1999–2000 Atlético Mineiro
2001 Corinthians
Teams managed
2004 Villa Nova
2005 Portuguesa
2005 Santos
2006 FC Tokyo
2007 Sport
2007 Internacional
2007–2008 Figueirense
2008 Atlético-MG
2009 Bahia
2009 Santo André
2010 Náutico
2010–2011 Al-Ain FC
2011 Avaí
2012–2013 Náutico
2013– Brazil U20
2013 Brazil U17
2016 Brazil Olympic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 4, 2008.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 4, 2006

Alexandre Tadeu Gallo, best known as Gallo (born in Ribeirão Preto, May 29, 1967) is one of the new gifted Brazilian young coaches of the new generation. He used to be a former football (soccer) player as a defensive midfielder. Gallo is currently the manager of Brazil U20.

Career[edit]

Gallo started his career as a player in Botafogo-SP (city of Ribeirão Preto, state of São Paulo), in 1986. He played for several clubs like Vitória, Santos, São Paulo, Botafogo and Atlético-MG, and ended his career playing for Corinthians, in 2001.[1]

Titles[edit]

He got many championships like Campeonato Paulista (São Paulo State League) in 1998 with São Paulo club and Campeonato Mineiro (Minas Gerais State League) in 1999 and 2000 with Atlético Mineiro.

Coaching career[edit]

After his retirement as a player, he became assistant-coach, working with coach Carlos Alberto Parreira in Corinthians, in 2002. Also, he worked as assistant-coach with Darío Pereyra in Grêmio in 2003 and with Wanderlei Luxemburgo in Santos in 2004.

In 2004 he started his career as head-coach with the club Villa Nova. Still in 2004 he was invited by the famous Brazilian coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo to work with him as assistant-coach in Santos club; winning together the title of Brazilian Championship.

At the beginning of 2005, he was invited to coach Portuguesa club during São Paulo State League. Due to an excellent work with Portuguesa de Desportos, soon after coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo was assigned as Real Madrid's coach in the second half of the 2004/2005 season, Gallo was invited to took over Santos club as head-coach.

Since then, Gallo has been Head-Coach, leading many great clubs like Portuguesa de Desportos, Santos, FC Tokyo e Sport.

Also he coached the big Brazilian club Internacional, during 20 games and conquered the Recopa Sudamericana (SouthAmerican Re-Cup 2007), and during Brazilian Championship, when he moved to Figueirense. On 5 September 2009 Esporte Clube Santo André officials have dismissed coach after just seven games but no wins.

Career as a player[edit]

Honours as a player[edit]

Career as a manager[edit]

Honours as a manager[edit]

Sport
Internacional
Brazil U20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Futpedia: Gallo (Alexandre Tadeu)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Archived from the original on November 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-21.