Alex Rodrigo da Silva Merlim, known as Merlim, is a Brazilian futsal player with Italian nationality who has played for the Italian national team since 2010. Together with the Italian national side he has one the European Championship in 2012 and obtained third position in the World Cup held in Thailand the same year. Although his career began in the youth divisions of Brazil in 2007 he went to Italy to join the Augusta team competing in Serie A. In 2011, he transferred to Luparense to win 2 Championships of Italy, one Cup and 2 Super Cups. This season he changed teams and country And now plays for the Portuguese team, Sporting CP currently striving to enhance his track record and that of his new team.
Italian Championship: 2011-12 and 2013-14. Italian Cup: 2012-13. Italian Super Cup: 2012 and 2013. European Championships: 2014