Birth date 27 Nov 1981 (37 years)
Nationality Portugal Portugal
Height 189 cm
Position Defender
Team history
Parma Calcio 1913 2018 - present
Rangers 2017 - 2018
Cagliari 2016 - 2017
Fenerbahçe S.K. (football) 2013 - 2016
Zenit 2010 - 2013
FC Porto 2002 - 2010
AEK Athens 2004 - 2005 (loan)
FC Porto B 2000 - 2005
Vitória de Guimarães 2003 - 2004 (loan)
S.C. Farense 2002 - 2003 (loan)

Bruno Eduardo Regufe AlvesBruno Eduardo Regufe Alves> is a professional football player who plays for Portugal National Football team. He also plays for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. He had been associated with F.C. Porto for a long period of time. He has also played for Farense, Vitória Guimarães and AEK Athens on loan. Standing six feet three inches tall, Alves plays as a defender at centre back position. He is known for his tough tackling, aerial ability and strength.

Alves started his youth career with Varzim. He moved to Porto in 1999 and played from them till 2010. In a hundred and nineteen appearances for them, he scored fourteen goals. He was signed by Russian Premier League’s FC Zenit on 2rd August, 2010. Luciano Spalletti, the club’s coach considers him an important player of the side.

Bruno Alves made his international debut in a game against Kuwait in June 2007. The match resulted in a 1-1 draw. He was chosen as a backup for 2008 UEFA Euro and appeared in a group stage match in which Portugal lost to Switzerland by 2-0. Alves played an important role as a regular starter in FIFA 2010 World Cup qualifiers.

Career Highlights

Bruno Alves was chosen as the Portuguese Liga Player of the Year for the 2008-09 season.