Ambidextrous Brazilian soccer player who earned several main titles in Spain with Sevilla and Barcelona. He began his professional profession in his hometown, playing for the Coritiba Feet Ball Membership. He was in the Brazilian U-20s group that earned the 2003 FIFA Globe Youth Tournament. He was created in Brazil, but gained Spanish citizenship after living there for 3 years. He was created within the same nation as superstar goalkeeper Nelson Dida.