Left back again and winger who have produced his senior profession debut in 1997 for Sao Paulo; performed for Valencia from 2000 to 2006 and Liverpool from 2006 to 2012. He performed his youngsters soccer at Sao Paulo, while also playing for Brazil’s U17 and U20 groups. He performed for Brazil’s nationwide team on the 2000 Summertime Olympics in Sydney. He wedded Elaine Aurelio in 2000, and got kids with her in 2001 and 2006. While playing at Liverpool he experienced a bad damage after colliding with Joe Cole.