Alex Antônio de Melo Santos

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Alex
Personal information
Full name Alex Antônio de Melo Santos[1]
Date of birth (1983-04-16) April 16, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil[2]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Left-back, Left-winger
Club information
Current team
Kamatamare Sanuki
Number 31
Youth career
1996–2000 Cruzeiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Cruzeiro
2002 Kawasaki Frontale 20 (1)
2003–2007 Avispa Fukuoka 186 (38)
2008 Kashiwa Reysol 28 (5)
2009–2010 JEF United Chiba 55 (7)
2011–2012 Kashima Antlers 35 (1)
2012 Tokushima Vortis (loan) 14 (3)
2013–2016 Tokushima Vortis 108 (4)
2017– Kamatamare Sanuki
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2017.

Alex Antônio de Melo Santos, or simply Alex (born April 16, 1983), is a Brazilian midfielder. He recently plays for Kamatamare Sanuki in J2 League.

Playing career[edit]

In June 2012, Alex joined Tokushima Vortis on loan from Kashima Antlers. The move was later made permanent, with Alex penning a new contract with Tokushima.

Club career statistics[edit]

Updated to 23 February 2017.[3][4]

Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kawasaki Frontale 2002 20 1 3 2 23 3
Avispa Fukuoka 2003 40 2 3 0 43 2
2004 36 4 2 1 38 5
2005 35 4 0 0 35 4
2006 30 2 0 0 2 1 32 3
2007 45 26 2 1 47 27
Kashiwa Reysol 2008 28 5 5 0 4 1 37 6
JEF United Chiba 2009 22 0 1 0 3 0 26 0
2010 33 7 0 0 33 7
Kashima Antlers 2011 30 1 2 0 3 0 5 0 35 1
2012 5 0 2 0 7 0
Tokushima Vortis 2012 14 3 2 1 16 4
2013 32 1 1 0 33 1
2014 33 1 1 0 3 0 37 1
2015 26 1 1 0 27 1
2016 17 1 1 0 18 1
Total 448 59 24 5 17 2 5 0 492 66

Personal life[edit]

His twin brother Alan is also a professional footballer who plays for Fujieda MYFC in the Japan Football League.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alex Antônio de Melo Santos at Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Alex Antônio de Melo Santos at zerozero.pt" (in Portuguese). Zerozero.pt. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 211 out of 289)
  4. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 2015 (NSK MOOK)", 14 February 2015, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411246 (p. 163 out of 298)
  5. ^ "アランが福岡テスト生 (Alan faces the trial of Fukuoka)". Nikkan Sports. Jun 7, 2008. Retrieved Dec 1, 2013. 

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