Playing for Los Angeles Galaxy in 2013
|Full name||Marcelo Fazzio Sarvas|
|Date of birth||October 16, 1981|
|Place of birth||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2014||→ LA Galaxy II (loan)||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 February 2016.
Marcelo Sarvas began his career with Brazil's SC Corinthians Paulista debuting for the first team during the 2002 season. In 2003 the attacking midfielder joined Esporte Clube Noroeste and remained at the club for one year before leaving for Europe. He signed for Swedish side Karlskrona AIF and remained at the club for one season before joining Kristianstads FF. In his first season with Kristianstad Sarvas scored 10 goals and helped the club gain promotion to the Swedish football Division 1. His play did not go unnoticed by higher level Swedish clubs including Mjällby AIF who signed Sarvas for the 2007 season.
In 2008 he once again transferred to another club in Sweden Bunkeflo IF. He was a top player for Bunkeflo and caught the eye of Polish top-flight club Polonia Warszawa. He appeared in 28 league matches for Polonia Warszawa scoring 2 goals, and in 6 UEFA Europe League matches scored 2 goals.
After two years in Poland Sarvas returned to America this time joining Costa Rica's L.D. Alajuelense. Sarvas was given the number 10 jersey an became an instrumental player for Alajuelense and helped the club proclaim itself Verano 2011 Champion. He also was a key player in the clubs CONCACAF Champions League run, attracting the interest of other top clubs in North America, including Major League Soccer Champion Los Angeles Galaxy.
Sarvas stayed with Los Angeles for three seasons, winning two MLS Cup championships. On January 15, 2015 he was traded with an international roster spot to Colorado Rapids in exchange for allocation money and the #3 ranking in the allocation ranking.
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