- Andrés D'Alessandro
Football player infobox
playername = Andrés D'Alessandro
fullname = Andrés Nicolás D'Alessandro
nickname = El Cabezón, Mandrake, el Pibe
height = Height|m=1.63
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1981|4|15
currentclub = Internacional
clubnumber = 15
position = Winger /
youthclubs = River Plate
years = 1998–2003
clubs = River Plate
→ Portsmouth (loan) → Zaragoza (loan) Zaragoza San Lorenzo
caps(goals) = 70 (19)
nationalyears = 2001–
nationalteam = Argentina
nationalcaps(goals) = 26 0(4)
August 24, 2008
June 10, 2006
Andrés Nicolás D'Alessandro (born
April 15, 1981in La Paternal, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a left-footed Argentine footballer who currently plays for Sport Club Internacionalin Brazil. He is best known for his dribbling and his short passing ability.
D'Alessandro started off his working career as a young pizza delivery boy [Page 12 of
News of the Worldsport section; April 9, 2006.] in Argentina before becoming a professional footballer. Known as "El cabezón" ("The Big Headed") for how large his head looks on his small frame (he is only 5'4") rather than any ego connotations, he emerged through the River Plate youth systemthat has produced much of Argentina's top talent over the years. He followed the likes of Santiago Solariand Pablo Aimarthrough the ranks, together with Javier Saviola, with whom he shared the limelight in the 2001 Youth World Championship held in Buenos Aires. D'Alessandro started out that tournament as a substitute, but injuries in the team allowed him a place in the team during the later games. Argentina won the title after beating Ghana 3-0.
After his transfer to Wolfsburg for a club record €9m, [ [http://www.uefa.com/competitions/intertotocup/news/kind=1/newsid=80971.html uefa.com - UEFA Intertoto Cup - News & Features - News Specific ] ] D'Alessandro played in the Argentine U-23 team that won the gold medal at the
2004 Summer Olympics. On September 21 2005, D'Alessandro scored the Bundesliga's 4,000th goal since its creation in 1963, for the fourth goal in a 4-2 victory over Hannover 96.
In January 2006, much to the surprise of most fans, D'Alessandro joined
English Premiershipclub Portsmouth on loan for the remainder of the season. [ [http://www.uefa.com/footballeurope/news/kind=2/newsid=430493.html uefa.com - Football Europe - News & Features - News Specific ] ] His main objective with his new club was to blend in with new teammates and help his club survive relegation. On Easter Monday April 172006, he scored his first goal in English football - a contender for goal of the season - in Portsmouth's 2-1 defeat away to Charlton Athletic. Portsmouth survived and manager Harry Redknappwas looking to sign D'Alessandro on a permanent basis for Portsmouth. But D'Alessandro was attracting the attention of many European clubs with strong interest from the likes of Atlético Madridand Benfica. On 17 June2006 he ended the speculation regarding his career by completing a season-long loan switch to La Ligaoutfit Real Zaragozaciting his desire to play in Spain as a major factor in his decision. On June 62007 he signed a contract at Zaragoza, keeping him at the club until 2011.
In 2008, he joined his former River Plate manager
Ramón Díazat Argentine club San Lorenzo. However, after Díaz left the club, D'Allesandro opted to move to Brazilto play for Internacional. Playing for the former Copa Libertadoreschampions, he described as a "step forward" in his career [http://www.goal.com/en/Articolo.aspx?ContenutoId=799856] .
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