Magno Alves

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Magno Alves
Personal information
Full name Magno Alves de Araújo
Date of birth (1976-01-13) 13 January 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Aporá, Bahia, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Ceará
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Ratrans
1995–1996 Valinhos
1996–1997 Independente
1997 Araçatuba
1997–1998 Criciúma 15 (8)
1998–2003 Fluminense 265 (111)
2003 Jeonbuk 44 (27)
2004–2005 Oita Trinita 62 (29)
2006–2007 Gamba Osaka 53 (36)
2007–2008 Al-Ittihad 12 (9)
2008–2010 Umm-Salal 47 (36)
2010 Ceará 21 (9)
2011 Atlético Mineiro 31 (7)
2012 Umm Salal 9 (5)
2012 Sport 4 (0)
2012– Ceará 12 (1)
National team
2001 Brazil 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Magno Alves de Araújo (Aporá, Bahia, Brazil, 13 January 1976) is a Brazilian football player who is currently playing for Ceará.[1]

Career[edit]

Between 1998 and 2003 he made 265 appearances and 111 goals for Fluminense as a striker, winning the Rio State Championship in 2002. Alves' most famous soccer game was against Santa Cruz. In this game he scored 5 times and became known as Magnata. After a short stint in the Korean Professional Football League (K-League), Alves joined Oita Trinita of the Japan Professional Football League (J. League). In 2006, he joined J. League champion, Gamba Osaka, as a replacement for the team's former ace striker Clemerson de Araújo Soares, who left the team for family reasons. He joined Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad after being sent away by Gamba Osaka due to disciplinary problems. He has become a fan favorite in Saudi Arabia by demonstrating his scoring abilities and his powerful physique.

On July 2010, he signed contract with Brazilian club Ceará.

Club career statistics[edit]

[2]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup South America Total
1997 Criciúma Série A 15 8 15 8
1998 Fluminense Série B
1999 Série C
2000 Série A 23 19 23 19
2001 26 7 26 7
2002 23 10 23 10
Korea Republic League FA Cup K-League Cup Asia Total
2003 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors K-League 44 27 44 27
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Total
2004 Oita Trinita J. League 1 29 11 2 2 6 1 - 37 14
2005 33 18 2 2 3 0 - 38 20
2006 Gamba Osaka J. League 1 31 26 5 3 2 0 6 8 44 37
2007 22 10 0 0 7 2 - 29 12
Saudi Arabia League Crown Prince Cup League Cup Asia Total
2007/08 Al-Ittihad Jeddah Professional League 12 9 4 2 20 14
Qatar League Emir Cup Sheikh Jassem Cup Asia Total
2008/09 Umm-Salal Stars League 27 25 1 0 0 0 9 2 37 27
2009/10 20 11 0 0 7 9 0 0 27 20
2011/12 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5
Brazil League Copa do Brasil League Cup South America Total
2010 Ceará Série A 21 9 21 9
Country Brazil 108 53 108 53
Korea Republic 44 27 44 27
Japan 115 65 9 7 18 3 6 8 148 83
Saudi Arabia 12 9 4 2 20 14
Qatar 44 34 1 0 7 9 9 2 61 45
Total 323 208 10 7 25 12 19 12 381 222

International career statistics[edit]

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 3 0
Total 3 0

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Team[edit]

Performances in Major International Tournaments[edit]

Team Competition Category Appearances Goals Team Record
Start Sub
 Brazil 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup Senior 1 2 0 4th place

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ماجنو الفيس في صفوف أم صلال" (in Arabic). al-sharq.com. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Magno Alves at National-Football-Teams.com

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