Striker who also led the Brazilian squad towards the Copa America tournament in 2004 and 2007. He became a celebrity while playing for CSKA Moscow, where he received the Sport-Express ’s Russian Footballer of the entire year award in 2008. He was created in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and started his youth profession with Palmeiras. He was the very best goal-scorer within the Russian Leading Little league in 2008 as well as the UEFA Europa Little league in ’09 2009. He was wedded to Marta de Souza from 2008 to 2011. He received the 2007 Copa America by using Brazilian defender Gilberto Silva.