Place of death Jau, Brazil
Height 1.79 m
|Playing position |
Name Alexandro do
|Full name Alexandro Alves do Nascimento|
Date of birth (1974-12-30)30 December 1974
Date of death 14 November 2012(2012-11-14) (aged 37)
Died November 14, 2012, Jau, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Place of birth Campo Formoso, Brazil
Alexandro Alves do Nascimento (30 December 1974 – 14 November 2012) was a Brazilian footballer who has played for Kavala in Greece. He previously played in Brazil for Vitória, Palmeiras, Juventude (RS), Portuguesa (SP), Cruzeiro, Atlético Mineiro, Vasco da Gama, Boavista (RJ), Fortaleza, Chinese side Shenyang Ginde, and in Germany for Hertha BSC.
Goal of the year
Alex Alves scored the Goal of the Year in Germany in 2000, scoring from inside the centre circle playing for Hertha BSC against 1. FC Köln. His goal reduced the deficit to 2–1, and Hertha won the match 4–2.
Alex Alves died on 14 November 2012 in Jaú, São Paulo, after facing a battle against leukaemia.