Veteran soccer manager who has managed dozens of Brazilian clubs during his lengthy career, such as Palmeiras, Ponte Preta and Sociedade Esportiva do Gama. Prior to his managerial career, he was an assistant with clubs like Coritiba and Atlético Mineiro.
He began his career as a fitness coach for Coritiba's youth squad.
He won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B title while managing Palmeiras in 2013.
He was born in Curitiba, Brazil.
He replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as the manager of Palmeiras.