(born 28 October 1979 in Timişoara
) is a Romanian football
player who currently plays for FC Rapid Bucureşti
. He is a defensive midfielder
Although born in Banat
, Alexa was considered disposable while at UM Timişoara in 1998 and he moved to Rocar Bucureşti
After several years there and short spells at FC Timişoara
and Universitatea Craiova
, Alexa got his big chance as Dinamo Bucharest
decided to transfer him. His performances were of a high calibre throughout the two seasons he spent there, but he also got a reputation for being an extremely aggressive player. In 2 years he scores 1 goal in 47 apparences.
His consequent move to Beijing Hyundai
saw him leave Romania for two years.In a friendly match against Real Madrid
he was selected the man of the match.
He returned to Dinamo in 2006 just for few months where play 13 matches and scored 1 goal .
In the summer of the same year, Politehnica boss Marian Iancu
decided to bring Alexa - by then, a real "persona non grata" in Timişoara, due to his pledge of loyalty to Dinamo - back to the city where he started his career, together with team-mate Ştefan Grigorie
. The fans protested at Alexa's arrival in Timişoara through several banners and chants, but the club's management remained unimpressed. Alexa himself stated that he had made those... Read More