14 Facts About Alexander Medina


Alexander Jesus Medina Reobasco was born on 8 August 1978 and is a Uruguayan football manager and former player who played as a striker.


Alexander Medina subsequently represented Central Espanol and Liverpool Montevideo, finishing the 2003 season as the top scorer.


Alexander Medina moved to Nacional for the 2004 season, and was again the league's top scorer with 26 goals.


Alexander Medina featured sparingly in his first season, as his side suffered relegation, and appeared more regularly in his second, as the club narrowly missed out promotion.


On 31 August 2007, Alexander Medina signed for Racing de Ferrol in the Spanish second tier.


Alexander Medina returned to his home country and Nacional in June 2008, but left the club in August of the following year to sign for Arsenal de Sarandi.


Alexander Medina switched teams and countries again in January 2010, after agreeing to a deal with Union Espanola, but returned to his home country for the 2011 with River Plate Montevideo.


In 2011, Alexander Medina returned to Nacional for a third spell.


In July 2016, Alexander Medina returned to his former club Nacional, as a manager of the youth setup.


Alexander Medina led Nacional to the Championship play-off in his first season, but lost to eventual champions Penarol.


On 6 June 2019, Alexander Medina replaced departing Juan Pablo Vojvoda at the helm of Talleres de Cordoba in the Argentine top tier.


On 23 December 2021, Alexander Medina left Talleres as his contract was due to expire.


On 27 December 2021, Alexander Medina was appointed manager of Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A side Internacional on a one-year contract.


On 24 May 2022, Alexander Medina agreed to become the manager of Velez Sarsfield, returning to Argentina after nearly six months.