Watch Alessandro's goals against UAE at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup here.
View photos of Alessandro scoring against UAE at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup here.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
NSCAA All-West Region Third Team ... All-CCAA honorable mention ... Appeared in 18 matches with 15 starts at a forward spot ... Drew start and contributed team's first goal of the season, his first in a Triton uniform, via free kick into the upper corner to tie the score in the 57th minute of the opener at California Baptist (9/5), with UCSD ultimately taking a 2-1 decision in overtime ... Was forced to miss the home opener vs. Point Loma (9/7) due to red-card suspension after receiving a second yellow card at CBU ... Tallied 83rd-minute equalizer in 1-1 double-overtime draw at Cal State Dominguez Hills (9/13) ... Was the youngest member of the 12-man USA squad at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Tahiti 2013, appearing in all three Group A games while scoring twice and assisting on what proved to be the winner in 6-4 decision over United Arab Emirates (9/23).
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE
Had attended Santa Monica College since high school ... Only competed in soccer during the 2012 season, as SMC did not have a soccer program prior to that time ... Tallied 24 goals and eight assists to earn Offensive Player of the Year distinction.
A 2008 graduate of Santa Monica High School ... Part of the Vikings' 2007-08 squad as a senior that went an undefeated 29-0-1, repeated as Ocean League champions, and won the CIF Los Angeles Section Division IV and CIF Southern Regional titles, becoming the first men's team at SMHS to win CIF in the 36-year history of the program ... Earned first-team all-league honors.
Born Dec. 29, 1989 in Santa Monica ... Parents are Cosmo Canale and Jewel DeAnda ... Has an older brother named GianCarlo ... Majoring in urban studies and planning at Muir College.