Álvaro Henrique Alves Pires, or simply Álvaro Pires, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive-midfielder, he currently plays for Nacional Futebol Clube. A native of Jardinópolis, Brazil (just outside São Paulo), Pires signed his first professional contract at the age of 16 with Brazilian side Internacional and broke into the first team at the age of 19. He spent three years there, appearing in a handful of games, before signing with Russian side Spartak Nalchik, then of the Russian First Division. Pires had been on trial with Los Angeles Galaxy during the club's pre-season, featuring in the inaugural Pan-Pacific Championship in Hawaii, and featuring on their Asian tour in China and Hong Kong. Having impressed Galaxy coach Ruud Gullit with his performances, Pires signed a full professional contract with Galaxy on March 28, 2008.. He made his MLS debut in Galaxy's first match of the 2008 season against Colorado Rapids on March 29, 2008, and scored his first MLS goal on June 7, 2008 - also against Colorado.
How would Álvaro Pires be described?
Álvaro Pires would be described as Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive-midfielder.
How tall is Álvaro Pires?
Álvaro Pires is 177 cm tall.
What is Álvaro Pires subject of?
Álvaro Pires is subject of 1985 births, Sport Club Internacional players, Fortaleza Esporte Clube players, Brazilian footballers, Expatriate soccer players in the United States, LA Galaxy players, Living people, Major League Soccer players, Expatriate footballers in Russia, PFC Spartak Nalchik players and People from São Paulo (state).
What is the gender of Álvaro Pires?
Álvaro Pires is male.
What was or is the position of Álvaro Pires?
The position of Álvaro Pires is or was Midfielder.
In which teams was Álvaro Pires active?
Álvaro Pires was active in Spartak Nalchik, Los Angeles Galaxy, Luverdense Esporte Clube, Sport Club Internacional, Fortaleza and Nacional.