Alessandro Padovani Celin (Chinese: 沙恩; Hangul: 셀린 ; born 11 September 1989 in Castelo Espírito Santo, Brazil), is a Brazilian-Italian footballer who plays as a forward for Italian Serie D club Arzachena.
Atletico Mineiro (Academy)
Alessandro Celin started his steps in the Youth team of Clube Atletico Mineiro when he was 14 years old.
Agremiação Sportiva Arapiraquense
Celin began his club career at ASA. He had played for the team in a number of matches in Campeonato Alagoano, a football league of the state of Alagoas and was Champion of Algoas Championship in 2011. He made his debut, as well as the only match, in Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in 2011.
Celin joined K-League club Gwangju FC on 27 July 2011. He made his debut for Gwangju FC playing against Busan IPark on 25 September 2011.
Trials with other clubs
After he played for Gwangju FC, he went for trials with different clubs, including Premier League club Fulham and West Ham United. However, the trials were not a success and he remained a free agent.
After Trials in England he ended up joining South China. On 29 December 2012, Steven Lo, the chairman of South China, announced that the club signed Celin. He went on playing 14 games and scoring 4 goals. He was Champion in Hong Kong First Division of season 2012/2013.
On 18 October 2013, Celin joined Ukrainian Premier League club Volyn Lutsk.
On 20 January 2017, he signed for Kelantan FA (Malaysian Super League) to replace their previous import player, Okiki Afolabi who was sent home after failed the club medical test with him had an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury. On 6 May, he scored his first goal with a bicycle kick in a 3-2 win against Pahang.