Also known mononymously as Adryan, he is attacking midfielder who began his senior career with Flamengo. He was loaned to Leeds United in 2014.
He was brought up through the Flamengo program at the youth level and helped the team win a championship.
He has represented the Brazilian national team on the under-15, 16, 17, and 20 squads.
He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He and Lucas Piazon were praised by coach Emerson Avila as the biggest stars of the Brazil U-17 team.