| Andre Guerreiro Rocha|
Aguas de Lindoia-SP
| Sao Paulo, Brazil|
| (1984-08-19) August 19, 1984 (age 31)|
Botafogo Futebol Clube (#6 / Defender)
MLS Newcomer of the Year Award
Andre Rocha (born August 19, 1984 in Sao Paulo) is a Brazilian soccer player who currently plays for Botafogo-SP.
Andre Guerreiro Rocha Wikipedia
Rocha began his professional career in 2002 as a right back with Aguas de Lindoia Esporte Clube, a fourth division Sao Paulo-based club. In 2004, after a short stint with Portuguesa Santista, he was purchased by Palmeiras of the top division, where he played one season. In 2005, he joined Atletico Paranaense playing in 47 games, including nine appearances in the 2005 Copa Libertadores helping the team reach the finals. He also made one appearance in the 2007 Copa Sudamerica. In February 2010 Rocha joined Ponte Preta a second division club. In February 2013 Andre Rocha made his comeback to Brazil signing with Figueirense.
Rocha signed with FC Dallas on February 12, 2008 and made his MLS debut on March 30, 2008 in which he played all 90 minutes in a 1-1 tie against Chivas USA. During the 2008 season, Rocha led the team with eight assists, recording his first MLS career assist in a 3-3 tie against the Houston Dynamo on April 6, 2008 and his first MLS career goal on August 23, 2008 in a 1-1 tie against the Kansas City Wizards.
On August 31, 2010, Rocha signed a 2-year contract with Superleague Greece club Panetolikos.