Alex Henrique da Silva

Brazilian association football player

Alex Henrique da Silva, better known as Alex (pronounced: [aˈlɛks]; born 6 January 1982), is an Armenian-Brazilian football player. He played as a defender for the club Mika Yerevan in the Armenian Premier League. He also played for the Armenian national team.

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Personal information
Full name Alex Henrique da Silva
Date of birth (1982-01-06) 6 January 1982 (age 41)
Place of birth Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Mika Yerevan
Number 22
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2005 Botafogo-SP
2005–2006 São Carlos
2006–2015 Mika Yerevan
National team
2014 Armenia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 October 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2014

Club careerEdit

Alex Henrique da Silva started playing football for Botafogo-SP in 2011. This is his hometown's club. In 2005, he moved to São Carlos. After getting an Armenian passport, Alex moved to Armenia in the next season. He joined Mika Yerevan. Alex, with Mika, won the Armenian Cup in 2011 and the Armenian Supercup in 2012–13.[1]

International careerEdit

He became a member of the Armenian national team in 2012. Alex played in two 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification matches that year. The matches were against Malta and Bulgaria.



  Mika Yerevan


  1. "ALEX Henrique Da Silva". FC MIKA. Retrieved 28 July 2013.[permanent dead link]

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