Dorvalino Alves Maciel better known as Lino born (1 June 1977) in São Paulo, Brazil is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for PAOK in the Greek Super League.
Lino was transferred from Portuguese team FC Porto to PAOK on 31 December 2008. For a decade, until his 29th birthday, he played for Brazilian clubs include Corinthians, São Caetano, Figueirense, São Paulo, Bahia, Fluminense, Juventude, Académica Coimbra and FC Porto. Lino signed for FC Porto in 2007 from Académica Coimbra, where he had a fantastic season in the Brasileironotching up 7 goals from 29 appearances. For his sake Portuguese giants FC Porto deviated from their “sign-them-young-then-sell-them-young” policy and invested in a 30-year old foreign player. He was brought onto the FC Porto squad for the start of the 2007–08 Portuguese Liga. He did not make much of an impact during his time in Portugal, playing only 17 games in a year and a half of a season. He did however manage to score in the UEFA Champions League against Fenerbahçe in a 3–1 win on the first matchday, where he came on as a sub and scored in the 90th minute. Since then he played 34 games in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League both with FC Porto and PAOK managed to score 3 goals. Dorvalino Maciel Alves, “Lino” as he’s widely known, doesn’t resemble to the average Brazilian players plying their trade in European football. As opposed to the vast majority of his countrymen, he started playing amateur football at the age of 15!