Pronunciation: lay-AN-dro ALL-vez
Jersey No.: 34
Weight: --- lbs.
Date of Birth: August 24, 1995
Place of Birth: Sao Felipe, Cape Verde
Hometown: Pawtucket, R.I.
High School: Shea High School (Providence, R.I.)
Last Club: Juventus
Status: Under-18 roster
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a senior at Shea High School (Pawtucket, R.I.), where he played three seasons on the boy’s soccer team before joining the Revolution’s program.
BEFORE REVS: Most recently spent one year as a member of Académica Futbol Club, winning the Académica do Fogo championship in 2011 and 2012.
PERSONAL: Leandro Giovanny Mendes Alves … is the son of Ildo Alves and Djalice Alice Lopes Mendes … has three siblings, Deldio (12), Rodry (11) and Edilson Vieira (6)… lists Lionel Messi as his favorite professional soccer player … supports FC Barcelona … also follows the Miami Heat … enjoys playing soccer, volleyball and basketball … is fluent in both Portuguese and Creole.