Player Details


Fabio Alves


5' 7"


150 lbs

Date of Birth

3.16.1985 (39)


Ariquemes, Brazil


Career Summary

Out of contract after 2019 season.

Entering his seventh season with the team, Fabio Alves – known as Fabinho – brings a steady, veteran presence to the Union’s backline. Skilled on the ball, this left back has provided experience and character to Philadelphia's locker room. Picked up a U.S. Permanent Resident Card in 2015, qualifying him as a domestic player in MLS competitions.

OUTSIDE MLS: Spent three seasons in Australia's A-League, with Melbourne Victory (2011) and Sydney FC (2012-13), notably playing alongside Italian great Alessandro Del Piero. Prior to that, Fabinho played for various clubs in South America, including Londrina, Coritiba, J. Malucelli, Ponte Preta, Paysandu, Mixto, and Volta Redonda.