Alex Monteiro de Lima

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Alex
Alex Chiago Fire 2012.jpg
Alex in 2012
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Monteiro de Lima
Date of birth (1988-12-15) December 15, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Houston Dynamo
Number 14
Youth career
Grêmio Mauaense [1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Wohlen 68 (6)
2009–2010 Gossau (loan) 18 (2)
2012–2015 Chicago Fire 76 (3)
2015– Houston Dynamo 9 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:07, 20 August 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

Alex Monteiro de Lima, simply known as Alex, (born December 15, 1988) is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for the Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Alex began his career in the youth system of Grêmio Mauaense. In 2008 he left Brazil to sign with FC Wohlen in Switzerland. During the 2009/10 season he was loaned to Gossau. He returned to Wohlen the following season and became a regular starter for the club as he made 48 league appearances and scored six goals in two seasons. On April 26, 2012, Alex signed a deal with Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. He officially joined the squad on June 27, 2012 with the opening of the summer transfer window.[2] As of April 13, 2015 he was traded to the Houston Dynamo.

Personal[edit]

Alex received his U.S. green card in June 2014.[3] This qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.

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