Tiago Alves Sales

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Tiago Alves
Personal information
Full name Tiago Alves Sales
Date of birth (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth São João do Araguaia, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Pohang Steelers
Number 7
Youth career
2009-2011 Santos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Santos 9 (0)
2012 Boa Esporte (loan) 9 (1)
2013 América-MG (loan) 11 (2)
2014 Penapolense (loan) 0 (0)
2014 Paraná (loan) 26 (6)
2015– Pohang Steelers 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Tiago Alves Sales, known as Tiago Alves (born 12 January 1993), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for South Korean club Pohang Steelers as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Born in São João do Araguaia, Pará, Tiago Alves graduated from Santos' youth setup. He made his professional debut on 2 February 2011, coming on as a second half substitute for Keirrison in a 2–2 away draw against Ponte Preta for the Campeonato Paulista championship.[1] He made his first professional goal in 27 March 2011, in the 3–2 away victory against Ituano.

On 16 May 2012 Tiago Alves was loaned to Série B club Boa Esporte,[2] but returned to his parent club only three months later. On 3 December 2012, he was loaned to América Mineiro until the end of 2013 season.[3]

Tiago Alves was subsequently loaned to Penapolense and Paraná, only appearing regularly with the latter. On 4 January 2015 he moved abroad for the first time in his career, signing for K-League Classic side Pohang Steelers.[4]

Tiago Alves made his debut for the club on 15 March, coming on as a second-half substitute and scoring his side's second in a 2–4 home loss against Ulsan Hyundai FC.

Career statistics[edit]

(Correct as of 5 April 2015)[5]
Club Season State League League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Santos 2011 3 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 12 1
2012 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Subtotal 8 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 17 1
Boa Esporte (loan) 2012 0 0 9 1 0 0 9 1
América-MG (loan) 2013 2 0 11 2 4 0 17 2
Penapolense (loan) 2014 5 0 0 0 5 0
Paraná (loan) 2014 0 0 26 6 0 0 26 6
Pohang Steelers 2015 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
Total 15 1 57 10 4 0 0 0 76 11

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