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Original team(s)  St Olivers
Years  Club

1992–2003  Essendon
Name  Steven Alessio
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Date of birth  (1971-11-08) 8 November 1971 (age 44)
Debut  23 May 1992, Essendon v. Carlton, at Princes Park
Role  Australian Rules Footballer
Similar People  Joe Misiti, Mark Mercuri, Darren Bewick, Blake Caracella

Steven Alessio (born 8 November 1971), is a former Australian rules footballer with the Essendon Football Club. He played 184 games for Essendon between 1992 and 2003. Of Italian descent and named in the VFL/AFL Italian Team of the Century in 2007. Alessio was named as the starting ruckman for Essendon's 'Best of the AFL era' (post-1990) team, named in 2015.

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He was reportedly recruited after walking into the clubhouse and asking for a trial, instead of being selected through the player draft. He was given the number 27 guernsey (which had been made famous by Essendon's champion ruckman Simon Madden and has been given to ruckmen ever since). He played in their 2000 premiership team. At the end of 2002, Alessio was delisted and then re-drafted by Essendon, and accepted only match fees during his final season in 2003. Alessio retired at the end of the 2003 season after 184 games.

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After retiring from football he has worked for the Essendon Football Club in a variety of roles, including football operations manager, ruck coach and corporate relationships manager.

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Alessio is the uncle of Carlton's 2010 first round draftee, Matthew Watson.

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