ALEX
Career End
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Full name Alex Rodrigo Dias da Costa  
Date of Birth June 17, 1982
Birthplace Niterói, Brazil
Height 188 cm
Position Centre back
Foot Right
Nationality Brazilian
Club Career End (since December 19, 2016)
Nation Brazil
Int. debut Age 21 (July 13, 2003 - vs. Mexico)
World Cups 0 matches
Honours

Country
1
Copa America (2007)
Club
1
English Championship (2009-10)
3 Dutch Championships (2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07)
1 Brazilian Championship (2002)
2
English Cups (2008-09, 2009-10)
1 Dutch Cup (2004-05)
1 English Super Cup (2009)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2016-17 Out of Contract
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2015-16 Milan (ITA)
-
2014-15 Milan (ITA)
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2013-14 Paris St.-Germain (FRA)
197
2012-13 Paris St.-Germain (FRA)
249
2011-12 Paris St.-Germain (FRA)
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- Chelsea (ENG)
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2010-11 Chelsea (ENG)
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2009-10 Chelsea (ENG)
-
2008-09 Chelsea (ENG)
94
2007-08 Chelsea (ENG)
91

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2016-17 None
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2015-16 None
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2014-15 None
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2013-14 None
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2012-13 None
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2011-12 None
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2010-11 None
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2009-10 None
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2008-09 None
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2007-08 None
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DID YOU KNOW ?

Alex was a teammate with Robinho, Diego and Elano as Santos won the Brazilian championship in 2002.

In a UEFA Champions League first knockout round against Arsenal he scored for both teams in the second half.

He scored Chelsea's 1000th Premier League goal against Sunderland on November 1, 2008.

Chelsea fans have sometimes sang a song for Alex to the Tune of Oh Paokara the lyrics are:
"Oh Alex Rodrigo Dias da Costa, he's from Brazil he plays alongside Terry and he's just a bit hard give him the ball outside the box he'll score from 30 yards".