Alex Sandro Biography
Alex Sandro is a Brazilian footballer who was born on 26 January 1991 in Catanduva. He has played as a midfielder and as a wing-back but is currently a defender and a tackler.
He’s often been compared to fellow footballer Roberto Carlos because of their similarities in body language and playing style.
Sandro has been considered a good reader of the game, a great runner, and a talented crosser.
Sandro played for four main domestic teams in timely order - Atlético Paranaense, Santos, Porto, and Juventus. He currently plays for Juventus on a five year contract.
In the national side, he was a part of the U18, the U19 and U20 team. He was a part of the victorious team of 2011 South American Youth Championship in Peru.
Sandro debuted as a member of the senior team, after a successful run in the junior championships, against Gabon national football team on 10th November 2011 and came out victorious with a 2-0.
His play is often complemented with a lot of crossing and dribbling. He has a strong edge for tackling and passing,
Sandro signed a two year contract with Atlético Paranaense for 2008 and 2009. He then signed a contract for Santos for another two years (2010 and 2011). After a successful play at Santos, he signed to Porto for five years till 2015.
In 2015, Sandro joined Juventus on a five year deal and has been a part of the team as the Italian club won a domestic double for two years.
Santro has scored 14 goals in total in his career in the domestic tournaments - 1 for Atlético Paranaense, 3 for Santos, 3 for Porto and 7 for Juventus.
He appeared quite a few times on the national team but hasn’t scored any goals.
He was part of the silver medal winning Brazil team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.