Brazilian defensive midfielder who signed with Corinthians in 2017 after spending the previous two years with rival Palmeiras. He won the 2016 Brazilian Serie A and the 2015 Copa do Brasil in 2015 with Palmeiras.
He played with Paulinia's youth team from 2006-2011 and Botafogo's youth team from 2011-2012. He made his senior debut with Botafogo in 2012.
He scored his first professional goal in an October 2012 match against Atlético Clube Goianiense.
He is the son of Rosemary Girotto and Edemilson Franco.
He became teammates with Guilherme Arana when he joined Corinthians.