Brazilian midfielder who earned five consecutive Ukrainian Top Group titles with Shakhtar Donetsk from 2010 to 2014. He symbolized Brazil on the Copa Americana in 2015. He started playing within the youngsters program of Gremio at age group eleven. He led the Ukraine Top League in helps for the 2013-14 period. He wedded Luisa Ramos in 2014. He continues to be teammates with group captain Darijo Srna at Shakhtar Donetsk.