Brazilian soccer participant known for his amount of time in the Italian Serie A with Inter Milan and Parma. He produced 48 appearances using the Brazilian nationwide group between 2000 and 2010, rating 27 goals. He performed his youngsters soccer with Flamengo and spent period with the older squad before shifting to Inter Milan. His nickname while he performed in Italy was The Emperor. He performed for the 2006 Globe Cup team, rating two goals in four video games. He offers three kids. He was inside a tumultuous romantic relationship with Brazilian fact celebrity Joana Machado from 2008 to 2010. He and Adrian Mutu performed collectively during his period with Parma.