Alex Fasolo

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Alex Fasolo
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Fasolo playing for Collingwood in March 2017
Personal information
Full name Alex Fasolo
Nickname(s) Faz, Felix
Date of birth (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Western Australia
Original team(s) East Fremantle (WAFL)
Draft No. 45, 2010 National Draft, Collingwood
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Position(s) Forward
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
20112018 Collingwood 101 (133)
2019 Carlton 3 (2)
Total104 (135)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Alex Fasolo (born 8 June 1992) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Collingwood Football Club and the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He attended Trinity College in East Perth for his secondary schooling.

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Career

Fasolo played for East Fremantle in the WAFL before being drafted by Collingwood with pick 45 in the 2010 AFL Draft. [1]

Fasolo was Collingwood's first draft pick in 2010, and was given Simon Prestigiacomo's number 35 guernsey. [2]

He made his debut in Round 12 of the 2011 season in the Queen's Birthday Clash against Melbourne, [3] scoring a goal with his first kick in League football. [4]

Fasolo was nominated for the 2011 AFL Rising Star award after his round 22 match against Brisbane Lions. [5]

At the conclusion of the 2018 season, Fasolo moved to Carlton as an unrestricted free agent. [6] He played three senior matches for the club in 2019 before retiring at the end of the season. [7]

Personal

In 2017, it was revealed that Fasolo was battling with depression. [8]

Statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2019 season [9]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
SeasonTeamNo.GamesTotalsAverages (per game)
GBKHDMTGBKHDMT
2011 Collingwood 3513168826514743291.20.66.35.011.33.32.2
2012 Collingwood 1242820236135371113641.20.89.85.615.54.72.7
2013 Collingwood 1312249331250.30.78.03.011.04.01.7
2014 Collingwood 112791037718051310.60.88.66.415.04.32.6
2015 Collingwood 11727151508623681491.60.98.85.113.94.82.9
2016 Collingwood 112256997317244362.10.58.36.114.33.73.0
2017 Collingwood 119292916987256105381.51.58.94.613.55.52.0
2018 Collingwood 1100112110.00.01.01.02.01.01.0
2019 Carlton 3232011920680.60.03.63.06.62.02.6
1041358987554214174562611.30.98.45.213.64.42.5

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References

  1. WA's lucky 13
  2. Pies demolish Dees Archived 14 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Trav's Territory makes its mark for Pies
  4. "Sharrod Wellingham best afield in Collingwood's 88-point win over Melbourne", The Herald Sun, 14 June 2011.
  5. Holmesby, Luke (23 August 2011). "New cult hero". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  6. "Blues swoop on Fasolo". Carlton FC. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  7. "Faz says farewell". carltonfc.com.au. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  8. Schmook, Nathan. "Magpie Alex Fasolo battling depression, will miss Freo clash". AFL. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  9. "Alex Fasolo statistics". AFL Tables.