Carlos Alves Júnior

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Carlos Alves
Personal information
Full name Carlos Alves Júnior
Date of birth 10 October 1903
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Date of death 12 November 1978
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1927-1933 Carcavelinhos
1934-1935 Académico do Porto
National team
1928-1933 Portugal 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlos Alves Júnior, better known as Carlos Alves (Lisbon, 10 October 1903-12 November 1978), was a Portuguese footballer, who played as central defender. He become famous for his black gloves, latter used by his grandson, João Alves.

International career[edit]

Alves had 18 caps for Portugal, 13 for Carcavelinhos and 5 for Académico do Porto. Alves made his debut at 8 January 1928 against Spain in a 2-2 draw in Lisbon. He was a member of the Portugal squad at the 1928 Football Olympic Tournament and played in all of the National Team 3 games in the tournament. His last game was at 2 April 1933, in a 0-3 loss to Spain, in Vigo, in a friendly match, aged 29 years old.

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