Zague in 2017.
|Full name||Luís Roberto Alves dos Santos Gavranić|
|Date of birth||May 23, 1967|
|Place of birth||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Luís Roberto Alves dos Santos Gavranić (born May 23, 1967), also known as Zague, is a former Mexican footballer. He is the son of José Alves "Zague".
Born to Brazilian father and Croatian mother, Alves spent his childhood in Brazil beginning his youth football career with Corinthians.He returned to Mexico in 1985 and made his debut with the Mexican club América a year later.
On October 2, 2003, his testimonial game was celebrated at the Estadio Azteca where America would defeat FC Barcelona 2-0.
He was a physically strong and fast striker who was regarded as the best in his prime years for both América and Mexico. He was Hugo Sánchez`s strike partner in the Mexican side who finished as runner-up in Copa América 1993, where he finished up as Mexico's top goalscorer of the tournament.
He was part of the Mexico squad for the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup in which Mexico won the trophy and was the tournament top scorer with 11 goals which is still a CONCACAF record. Seven of those goals were scored against Martinique.
He is the 6th highest Mexico goalscorer of all time with 30 goals and 11th in the appearance records with 84 caps.
In the Primera División de México he is the 7th highest goalscorer with 209 goals.
Since 2018, Zague is an analyst for TV Azteca, alongside Luis García Postigo and Jorge Campos.
|1.||March 29, 1988||Estadio Azulgrana, Mexico City, Mexico||2–0||8–0||Friendly|
|3.||January 21, 1989||Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla, Mexico||1–0||3–1||Friendly|
|4.||January 17, 1990||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|5.||March 14, 1991||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States||1–0||3–0||1991 North American Nations Cup|
|7.||June 28, 1991||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States||2–1||4–1||1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|8.||November 8, 1992||Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, Saint Vincent||1–0||4–0||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|9.||December 6, 1992||Estadio Azulgrana, Mexico City, Mexico||6–0||11–0||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|10.||June 10, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||3–0||3–1||Friendly|
|11.||June 16, 1993||Estadio 9 de Mayo, Machala, Ecuador||1–1||1–2||1993 Copa América|
|12.||June 27, 1993||Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador||2–0||4–2||1993 Copa América|
|13.||July 11, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||1–0||9–0||1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|20.||July 18, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||4–0||8–0||1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|22.||July 22, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||5–1||6–1||1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|23.||July 25, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||3–0||4–0||1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|24.||October 16, 1996||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||1–0||2–1||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|25.||October 30, 1996||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||3–0||5–1||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|26.||November 6, 1996||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||3–0||3–1||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|27.||January 19, 1997||Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States||1–0||2–0||1997 U.S. Cup|
|28.||March 2, 1997||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||4–0||4–0||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|29.||October 5, 1997||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||4–0||5–0||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|30.||October 31, 2001||Estadio Cuauhtémoc, Puebla, Mexico||3–0||4–1||Friendly|
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