Tiago Alves (footballer, born 1993)

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Tiago Alves
Personal information
Full nameTiago Alves Sales
Date of birth (1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth São João do Araguaia, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Number 11
Youth career
2009–2011 Santos
Senior career*
2011–2014 Santos 9 (0)
2012Boa Esporte (loan) 9 (1)
2013América Mineiro (loan) 11 (2)
2014Penapolense (loan) 0 (0)
2014Paraná (loan) 26 (6)
2015–2016 Penapolense 0 (0)
2015Pohang Steelers (loan) 25 (4)
2016Seongnam FC (loan) 19 (13)
2016–2018 Al-Hilal FC 10 (1)
2017Shimizu S-Pulse (loan) 17 (4)
2018– Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 20 (2)
2019Sagan Tosu (loan) 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 16:14, 3 January 2020 (UTC)

Tiago Alves Sales, known as Tiago Alves (Brazilian Portuguese:  [tʃiˈaɡu ˈawvis] ; born 12 January 1993), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for South Korean club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors as a winger.


Club career

Born in São João do Araguaia, Pará, Tiago Alves graduated from Santos' youth setup. He made his professional debut on 2 February 2011, coming on as a second half substitute for Keirrison in a 2–2 away draw against Ponte Preta for the Campeonato Paulista championship. [1] He scored his first professional goal on 27 March 2011, in the 3–2 away victory against Ituano.

On 16 May 2012 Tiago Alves was loaned to Série B club Boa Esporte, [2] but returned to his parent club only three months later. On 3 December 2012, he was loaned to América Mineiro until the end of 2013 season. [3]

Tiago Alves was subsequently loaned to Penapolense and Paraná, only appearing regularly with the latter. On 4 January 2015 he moved abroad for the first time in his career, signing for K League 1 side Pohang Steelers. [4]

Tiago Alves made his debut for the club on 15 March, coming on as a second-half substitute and scoring his side's second in a 2–4 home loss against Ulsan Hyundai FC.

At the beginning of 2016, Tiago was loaned to Seongnam FC. He scored 13 goals and offered 5 assists to keep Seongnam in the K League 1.

On 1 August 2016, Thiago Alves transferred to Al-Hilal FC, signing a 3 year contract for an undisclosed fee.

In March 2017 Shimizu S-Pulse announced the signing of Tiago Alves on a season-long loan from Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal. [5]

Career statistics

As of 3 January 2020 [6]
ClubSeasonLeagueState LeagueCupContinentalOtherTotal
Santos 2011 Série A 90310000121
2012 0050000050
Boa Esporte (loan) 2012 Série B 9191
América-MG (loan) 2013 Série B1122040172
Penapolense (loan) 2014 Série D 005050
Paraná (loan) 2014 Série B266266
Pohang Steelers 2015 K League Classic 25410264
Seongnam FC 2016 K League Classic1913102013
Al-Hilal FC 2016–17 Saudi Professional League 10130131
Shimizu S-Pulse 2017 J1 League 174311 [lower-alpha 1] 0215
Jeonbuk Motors 2018 K League 1182104 [lower-alpha 2] 1233
2019 20002 [lower-alpha 2] 040
Sagan Tosu 2019 J1 League40000040
Career total15033151131611018536
  1. All appearance(s) in J.League Cup
  2. 1 2 All appearance(s) in AFC Champions League

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  1. Ponte Preta 2–2 Santos
  2. "Santos FC acerta o empréstimo de três atletas para equipes que vão disputar a Série B do Campeonato Brasileiro". Santos FC Official web site.
  3. "Sem espaço, Tiago Alves é emprestado para o América-MG". Lancenet. Archived from the original on 2013-01-15.
  4. 포항, 전천후 공격수 티아고 영입...외국인 삼각편대 구성 완료 [Pohang, Tiago Alves attacking addition... Foreign comes to complete squad] (in Korean). Pohang Steelers' official website. 4 January 2015. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  5. "S-Pulse sign striker Tiago Alves:J. LEAGUE.JP". J. LEAGUE.JP JAPAN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  6. Tiago Alves at Soccerway