Star defender who joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2014 after spending 3 seasons with Chelsea and 4 seasons with Benfica. He became a member of Brazil's national team in 2010.
He started playing youth soccer for Sao Paulo at age 12.
He was named the Portuguese League Player of the Year in 2010.
He was raised with one sister, Isabelle Moreira Marinho.
He became teammates with striker Fernando Torres on Chelsea F.C. in 2011.