Alex Teixeira is a Brazilian attacking midfield player that currently plays for Vasco da Gama in Brazil. Teixeira first signed professional terms with Vasco da Gama in 2008, and has since gone on to establish himself strongly within the Vasco da Gama first team.
Still only 19 years old; Teixeira is already attracting interest from clubs all around the world, with several English Premier League teams currently thought to be interested in securing the players services. Manchester United has already had a bid turned down to sign Teixeira, and as he continues to grow and improve as a player the interest in him will no doubt continue to develop.
Teixeira has been capped at Under-17 level for Brazil, and given his supreme quality it's surely only a matter of time before Alex Teixeira goes on to play at full international level. Teixeira is certainly a player that many are watching, and I'm sure that the Brazilian management are keeping a very close eye on the young player's development.
Having so far played 29 games for Vasco da Gama (as of July 24th 2009); Alex Teixeira has already scored 5 goals for the club, and will no doubt go on to score many more in the future. Alex Teixeira is a very promising young player, and although his professional career has only just began he is already showing that he is a fantastic player for the future, and I'm sure that Alex Teixeira is a name that we will be hearing mentioned for many years to come.
Alex Teixeira is a player currently contracted to remain with Vasco da Gama until 2013; given the interest that's already been shown in the player however, it's perhaps only a matter of time before Alex Teixeira moves on. The English Premier League could definitely suit Teixeira's game well, and if he does indeed transfer to England then I'm sure that he'll become a huge success in English football. There are a number of very talented Brazilian players that are playing in England right now, and Alex Teixeira could definitely join them in the not too distant future.
Alex Teixeira is most definitely a player to watch out for if you're a fan of football, and if you enjoy following the game then it'll certainly be interesting to track Teixeira's development over the course of the coming months and years. Teixeira is a player with the potential to become one of the very best attacking midfielders in football, and right now there's just no telling what he can go on to achieve within the fantastic game that is football.