Midfielder who all joined the Turkish Membership Galatasaray in 2011 and played in the 2010 FIFA World Glass using the Brazilian country wide group. He started his profession playing for Flamengo in 2001. He spent two periods with Juventus before getting sent on mortgage to Galatasaray and finally signing using the group. He fathered four kids along with his wife Roberta. He performed alongside Kaka over the Brazilian national group from 2009 to 2010.