Alessandro Celin

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Alessandro Celin
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Personal information
Full name Alessandro Padovani Celin
Date of birth (1989-09-11) September 11, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Castelo, Espírito Santo, Brazil
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 29
Youth career
Clube Atletico Mineiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Profute - RJ 15 (9)
2011 ASA 1 (0)
2011 Gwangju FC 1 (0)
2012 Rio Branco 9 (5)
2012–2013 South China 9 (3)
2013–2014 Volyn Lutsk 16 (4)
2015 Juve Stabia 5 (0)
2016 Concordia Chiajna 6 (0)
2017 Kelantan 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 6, 2017.

Alessandro Padovani Celin (Chinese: 沙恩; Hangul: 셀린 ; born 11 September 1989 in Castelo Espírito Santo, Brazil), is a Brazilian-Italian footballer who currently plays for Liga Super club, Kelantan as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Atletico Mineiro (Academy)[edit]

Alessandro Celin started his steps in the Youth team of Clube Atletico Mineiro when he was 14 years old.

Agremiação Sportiva Arapiraquense[edit]

Celin began his club career at ASA. He had played for the team in a number of matches in Campeonato Alagoano, a football league of the state of Alagoas and was Champion of Algoas Championship in 2011. He made his debut, as well as the only match, in Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 2011.

Gwangju FC[edit]

Celin joined K-League club Gwangju FC on 27 July 2011.[1] He made his debut for Gwangju FC playing against Busan IPark on 25 September 2011.

Trials with other clubs[edit]

After he played for Gwangju FC, he went for trials with different clubs, including Premier League club Fulham and West Ham United. However, the trials were not a success and he remained a free agent.

South China[edit]

After Trials in England he ended up joining South China. On 29 December 2012, Steven Lo, the chairman of South China, announced that the club signed Celin.[2] He went on playing 14 games and scoring 4 goals. He was Champion in Hong Kong First Division of season 2012/2013.

Volyn Lutsk[edit]

On 18 October 2013, Celin joined Ukrainian Premier League club Volyn Lutsk.


On 20th January 2017, he signed for Kelantan FA (Malaysian Super League) to replace their previous import player, Okiki Afolabi who was sent home after failed the club medical test with him had an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury. On 6 May, He scored his first goal with a bicycle kick in a 3-2 win against Pahang.[3]

Malaysia Super League career statistics[edit]

Club Season Malaysia Super League Malaysia FA Cup Malaysia League Cup Others Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
Kelantan FA
(Malaysia Super League)
2017 9 1 1 0 3 0 13 1
Club Total 9 1 1 0 3 0 13 1
Career totals 9 1 1 0 3 0 13 1
Last updated 26 July 2017


South China


  1. ^ "광주FC, 브라질 공격수 셀린 영입". Nate Sports News. 27 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "歡迎沙恩加盟南華". Steven Lo's Blog. 29 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Danso Dan Celin Jadi Import Terbaru Kelantan". 20 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 

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