06/01/22: Alex da Paixao Alves known as ‘Lecao’ moved to Malta from Brazil in summer 2015 where he joined Tarxien Rainbows FC and after spending two years with them, he joined Balzan in summer 2017.

In June 2019 Lecao was transferred by Balzan FC to “Al Akhdoud” of Saudi Arabia and after he spent two seasons there, he returned to Malta to join Birkirkara FC. 

In July 2021, he rejoined Balzan for the second time but he had a spell of only 6 months before he requested to return back to play in Saudi Arabia.  Balzan reached an agreement with “Al Washm”, a club in Saudi Arabia, to transfer Lecao definitely in January 2022.