Alves Voted Greatest In Sweeden
Middlesbrough FC record signing, Afonso Alves has been voted the best Brazilian player of all time in Swedish football.
Alves started his career in Europe with Swedish club Orgryte.
In a vote carried out by FootballDirekt.se, Afonso Alves got 50% of the votes for the question, "Who is the best Brazilian player ever played in Swedish football?"
Afonso Alves scored 52 goals in 94 league matches for Orgryte and Malmo FF when playing there from 2002 to 2006.
Alves has scored 3 times for Middlesbrough FC this season.