Álvaro Magliano de Morais Filho is a Brazilian male beach volleyball player. Early in his adolescence, Álvaro liked to play soccer. By the influence of his father, who practices beach volleyball, Álvaro began venturing onto the sand and as he says himself: "I have become hooked to beach volleyball". He played with Vitor Felipe from 2007 to the middle of the 2011 season, when he started a partnership with Moisés. Over the years, he also played with Fábio Luiz, Benjamin, Luciano and Thiago. In March 2013, he started playing with Ricardo Santos, a world class Olympic Games gold medalist player. This partnership proved to be outstanding and led Álvaro and Ricardo to finish the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship Mazury 2013 in second place. Furthermore, Álvaro also won the prize of Most Valuable Player of the tournament. FIVB said that "... the tournament's Most Valuable Player Alvaro Filho not only performed superbly on the sand but the statistics also reflected how well he played. The 22-year-old topped the most number of spikes and digs illustrating how often he was served to while impressing with his back court play".