Brazilian football player who is known for his work as an attacking midfielder on the Bahia club on loan from Atletico Paranaense. He is also known for having played on the Corinthians club as well as the Antalyaspor club.
He started his youth career playing for the Real Salvador academy in 2001. After a year, he switched to the Cruzeiro club in 2003 where he would make his senior career debut in 2007. He gained further attention in 2016 as part of the Corinthians clubs.
He has won several honors and awards with the Atletico Mineiro club including the Copa do Brasil in 2014, the Recopa Sudamericana in 2014, and the Copa Libertadores in 2013.
He was born and raised in Imperatriz, Brazil and shared a photo with his son and daughter through Instagram in December of 2017.
He shared a photo with fellow professional football player Ronaldo to his Instagram in January of 2018.